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Foreign Exchange Guide to Gambia

Read this currency guide to Gambia with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/GMD=49.59]

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Gambian Dalasi
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This is a foreign exchange guide to Gambia, the Gambian Dalasi currency plus GMD transfers and travel tips.

In this Gambia currency guide we take a look at :

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

Gambian Dalasi (GMD) general currency information

What is the Gambian Dalasi currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Gambian Dalasi is GMD and the symbol is D.

Which countries use the Gambian Dalasi?

It is the domestic currency in Gambia.

Gambian Dalasi (GMD) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to GMD 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-GMD 3 Month chart
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USDGMD currency converter

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Gambia


Travel money for Gambia


Save money and time by Ordering your Gambian Dalasi online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the GMD 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 Gambian Dalasi otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


Gambia Trip Checklist    

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

Sending money to Gambia

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Gambia you need to start with finding out the latest Gambian Dalasi 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 Gambia

When sending money to Gambia 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 Gambian Dalasi 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 GMD amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Gambia.

Use our Send to GMD 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 Gambian Dalasi deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


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GMD/USD - Gambian Dalasi to United States Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.02021 Week
15 Mar 20190.02021 Month
16 Oct 20180.02026 Months
14 Apr 20180.02121 Year
14 Apr 20170.02212 Years
15 Apr 20140.02525 Years
16 Apr 20090.037110 Years

GMD/EUR - Gambian Dalasi to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.01801 Week
15 Mar 20190.01781 Month
16 Oct 20180.01756 Months
14 Apr 20180.01721 Year
14 Apr 20170.02082 Years
15 Apr 20140.01835 Years
16 Apr 20090.028210 Years

GMD/GBP - Gambian Dalasi to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.01551 Week
15 Mar 20190.01521 Month
16 Oct 20180.01536 Months
14 Apr 20180.01491 Year
14 Apr 20170.01762 Years
15 Apr 20140.01515 Years
16 Apr 20090.024910 Years

GMD/JPY - Gambian Dalasi to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20192.25511 Week
15 Mar 20192.24691 Month
16 Oct 20182.27166 Months
14 Apr 20182.27571 Year
14 Apr 20172.39832 Years
15 Apr 20142.56915 Years
16 Apr 20093.683210 Years

GMD/AUD - Gambian Dalasi to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.02841 Week
15 Mar 20190.02841 Month
16 Oct 20180.02836 Months
14 Apr 20180.02731 Year
14 Apr 20170.02912 Years
15 Apr 20140.02705 Years
16 Apr 20090.051610 Years

GMD/CAD - Gambian Dalasi to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.02701 Week
15 Mar 20190.02691 Month
16 Oct 20180.02626 Months
14 Apr 20180.02671 Year
14 Apr 20170.02942 Years
15 Apr 20140.02775 Years
16 Apr 20090.044810 Years

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