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Foreign Exchange Guide to Gambia

Read this currency guide to Gambia with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/GMD=50.105]

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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 and trend for the previous 3 months:

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 - Historical Rates

1 Day0.020018 Aug 2019
1 Week0.020012 Aug 2019
1 Month0.020020 Jul 2019
6 Months0.020220 Feb 2019
1 Year0.020819 Aug 2018
5 Years0.025220 Aug 2014
10 Years0.037321 Aug 2009

GMD/EUR - Gambian Dalasi to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.018018 Aug 2019
1 Week0.017812 Aug 2019
1 Month0.017820 Jul 2019
6 Months0.017820 Feb 2019
1 Year0.018219 Aug 2018
5 Years0.019020 Aug 2014
10 Years0.026121 Aug 2009

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

1 Day0.016418 Aug 2019
1 Week0.016512 Aug 2019
1 Month0.016020 Jul 2019
6 Months0.015520 Feb 2019
1 Year0.016319 Aug 2018
5 Years0.015220 Aug 2014
10 Years0.022621 Aug 2009

GMD/AUD - Gambian Dalasi to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.029418 Aug 2019
1 Week0.029512 Aug 2019
1 Month0.028520 Jul 2019
6 Months0.028120 Feb 2019
1 Year0.028419 Aug 2018
5 Years0.027120 Aug 2014
10 Years0.044821 Aug 2009

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