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Foreign Exchange Guide to Algeria

Read this currency guide to Algeria with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/DZD=119.2444]

Country Code:
Domestic Currency:
Algerian Dinar
Symbol - Code:
دج DZD
Telephone Prefix:

This is a foreign exchange guide to Algeria, the Algerian Dinar currency plus DZD transfers and travel tips.

In this Algeria currency guide we take a look at :

  1. Algerian Dinar info - general info about the Algerian Dinar
  2. Algerian Dinar in the markets - recent DZD moves and predictions from the FX markets
  3. Travelling in Algeria - currency & money saving tips
  4. Buying Algerian Dinar cash online - travel money for Algeria
  5. Sending money to Algeria - save on Algerian Dinar bank transfers to Algeria
  6. Algerian Dinar exchange rates - latest & historic exchange rates.

Algerian Dinar (DZD) general currency information

What is the Algerian Dinar currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Algerian Dinar is DZD and the symbol is دج.

Which countries use the Algerian Dinar?

It is the domestic currency in Algeria.

Algerian Dinar (DZD) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to DZD exchange rate for the previous 3 months with rate alerts for days when the exchange rate moved up or down significantly or for 30 day highs and lows.

USD-DZD 3 Month chart
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USDDZD currency converter

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Algeria


Travel money for Algeria


Save money and time by Ordering your Algerian Dinar online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the DZD cash locally or even on travel day at the airport.

Another popular option is to use a Pre-paid Travel Card. Your Debit/Credit Card provider will charge you 2% from market mid-rate, but your bank may also charge an extra 3% as an “Overseas Transaction Charge” plus “Overseas ATM” fees for withdrawing cash.

For card purchases if offered a choice of currencies always select to Pay in Algerian Dinar otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


Algeria Trip Checklist    

  1. Compare DZD travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
  2. Search Hotel deals - Save on your accomodation in Algeria
  3. Lonely Planet - world's best travel guide (coupon and deals)

Sending money to Algeria

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Algeria you need to start with finding out the latest Algerian Dinar foreign-transfer exchange rate.

Then compare your bank's exchange rates to several licensed FX providers exchange rate and fees to see how much you can save (we make that calculation easy here).

Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Algeria

When sending money to Algeria it’s important to compare your bank’s rates & fees with those we have negotiated with our partner money transfer providers. To get a better deal you should follow these 4 simple steps :

  1. Open an account with a BER reviewed FX provider (id docs may be required)
  2. You specify the local or Algerian Dinar amount you want to transfer
  3. Make a local currency domestic transfer for the requested amount to the provider's bank account in your country
  4. Once your funds are received by the provider the converted DZD amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Algeria.

Use our Send to DZD calculator to compare the exchange rates of FX specialist providers rates versus your bank's standard rates you can hopefully save around 5% and maybe more - end result is more Algerian Dinar deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


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DZD/USD - Algerian Dinar to United States Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.0083781 Week
15 Mar 20190.0084061 Month
16 Oct 20180.0084606 Months
14 Apr 20180.0087551 Year
14 Apr 20170.0090562 Years
15 Apr 20140.01275 Years
16 Apr 20090.013710 Years

DZD/EUR - Algerian Dinar to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.0074681 Week
15 Mar 20190.0074161 Month
16 Oct 20180.0073086 Months
14 Apr 20180.0070951 Year
14 Apr 20170.0085322 Years
15 Apr 20140.0091975 Years
16 Apr 20090.010410 Years

DZD/GBP - Algerian Dinar to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.0064261 Week
15 Mar 20190.0063161 Month
16 Oct 20180.0064156 Months
14 Apr 20180.0061471 Year
14 Apr 20170.0072332 Years
15 Apr 20140.0075955 Years
16 Apr 20090.00918810 Years

DZD/JPY - Algerian Dinar to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.93601 Week
15 Mar 20190.93661 Month
16 Oct 20180.95056 Months
14 Apr 20180.93981 Year
14 Apr 20170.98332 Years
15 Apr 20141.29365 Years
16 Apr 20091.358310 Years

DZD/AUD - Algerian Dinar to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.01181 Week
15 Mar 20190.01191 Month
16 Oct 20180.01196 Months
14 Apr 20180.01131 Year
14 Apr 20170.01192 Years
15 Apr 20140.01365 Years
16 Apr 20090.019010 Years

DZD/CAD - Algerian Dinar to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.01121 Week
15 Mar 20190.01121 Month
16 Oct 20180.01096 Months
14 Apr 20180.01101 Year
14 Apr 20170.01212 Years
15 Apr 20140.01405 Years
16 Apr 20090.016510 Years

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