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Foreign Exchange Guide to Algeria

This currency guide to Algeria helps you choose the best way to save money on DZD transfers and travel money.    [USD/DZD=119.37]

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 sending 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 and trend for the previous 3 months:

At 119.37 USD/DZD is trading below its 90 day average 119.94 with range 120.66 to 118.74. ALERT: USD/DZD has dropped to a 30-DAY LOW. Updated: 08:50-AEDT 22:50-BST 17:50-EDT

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 - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00833013 Oct 2019
7 Day0.00830207 Oct 2019
30 Day0.00833614 Sep 2019
3 Month0.00838816 Jul 2019
1 Year0.00845014 Oct 2018
5 Year0.012015 Oct 2014
10 Year0.014016 Oct 2009

DZD/EUR - Algerian Dinar to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00755413 Oct 2019
7 Day0.00756607 Oct 2019
30 Day0.00749014 Sep 2019
3 Month0.00748216 Jul 2019
1 Year0.00731614 Oct 2018
5 Year0.00935415 Oct 2014
10 Year0.00940016 Oct 2009

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

1 Day0.00660313 Oct 2019
7 Day0.00675607 Oct 2019
30 Day0.00666614 Sep 2019
3 Month0.00675916 Jul 2019
1 Year0.00644914 Oct 2018
5 Year0.00749615 Oct 2014
10 Year0.00856816 Oct 2009

DZD/AUD - Algerian Dinar to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.012313 Oct 2019
7 Day0.012307 Oct 2019
30 Day0.012114 Sep 2019
3 Month0.012016 Jul 2019
1 Year0.011914 Oct 2018
5 Year0.013615 Oct 2014
10 Year0.015316 Oct 2009

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