Gambia - Gambian Dalasi - Currency Guide

This is a currency guide to Gambia, the Gambian Dalasi currency plus sending (GMD) transfers and travel tips for Gambia.

Country CodeGM
Domestic Currency Gambian Dalasi
Currency SymbolD
Currency CodeGMD
Exchange RateUSD/GMD = 51.01
Telephone Prefix+220

Quick Conversions from US Dollar to Gambian Dalasi



U$ 1
D 51.01
U$ 5
D 255.05
U$ 10
D 510.10
U$ 20
D 1,020
U$ 50
D 2,551
U$ 100
D 5,101
U$ 250
D 12,753
U$ 500
D 25,505
U$ 1,000
D 51,010
U$ 2,000
D 102,020
U$ 5,000
D 255,050
U$ 10,000
D 510,100
U$ 50,000
D 2,550,500
U$ 100,000
D 5,101,000
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U$ 0.0196
D 1
U$ 0.0980
D 5
U$ 0.1960
D 10
U$ 0.3921
D 20
U$ 0.9802
D 50
U$ 1.9604
D 100
U$ 4.9010
D 250
U$ 9.8020
D 500
U$ 19.60
D 1,000
U$ 39.21
D 2,000
U$ 98.02
D 5,000
U$ 196.04
D 10,000
U$ 980.20
D 50,000
U$ 1,960
D 100,000
More amounts

To calculate specific USD/GMD amounts use our Convert USD to GMD quick calculator.

Gambia Currency Info

Frequently Asked Questions

What currency should I use in Gambia?

The domestic currency in Gambia is the Gambian Dalasi.

What is the Gambian Dalasi currency code and symbol?

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

How much is U$100 US Dollars in Gambian Dalasi?

U$ 100 converts to D 5,101

Which countries use the Gambian Dalasi?

It is the domestic currency in Gambia.

Is the Gambian Dalasi a closed currency?

No, the Gambian Dalasi is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?

Gambian Dalasi (GMD) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to GMD exchange rate and trend for the previous 3 months:

USD/GMD at 51.01 was trading near AVG:51.05 with LO:50.7 and HI:51.37 (90 days). ALERT: USD/GMD rose to 30-DAY HIGHS.

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.


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  1. Compare GMD travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
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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 Gambian Dalasi 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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Gambian Dalasi to US Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.019629 Mar 2020
7 Day0.019723 Mar 2020
30 Day0.019629 Feb 2020
3 Month0.019531 Dec 2019
1 Year0.020131 Mar 2019
5 Year0.023201 Apr 2015
10 Year0.037702 Apr 2010

Gambian Dalasi to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.017629 Mar 2020
7 Day0.018323 Mar 2020
30 Day0.017829 Feb 2020
3 Month0.017431 Dec 2019
1 Year0.017931 Mar 2019
5 Year0.021601 Apr 2015
10 Year0.028002 Apr 2010

Gambian Dalasi to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day0.015829 Mar 2020
7 Day0.016923 Mar 2020
30 Day0.015329 Feb 2020
3 Month0.014731 Dec 2019
1 Year0.015431 Mar 2019
5 Year0.015701 Apr 2015
10 Year0.024802 Apr 2010

Gambian Dalasi to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.031829 Mar 2020
7 Day0.033423 Mar 2020
30 Day0.030129 Feb 2020
3 Month0.027831 Dec 2019
1 Year0.028331 Mar 2019
5 Year0.030601 Apr 2015
10 Year0.041102 Apr 2010

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