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Foreign Exchange Guide to Gambia

Read this currency guide to Gambia with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/GMD=49.55]

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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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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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Popular GMD cross rates

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20180.02021 Week
09 Nov 20180.02021 Month
12 Jun 20180.02126 Months
09 Dec 20170.02111 Year
09 Dec 20160.02342 Years
10 Dec 20130.02635 Years
11 Dec 20080.036910 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20180.01781 Week
09 Nov 20180.01781 Month
12 Jun 20180.01806 Months
09 Dec 20170.01791 Year
09 Dec 20160.02212 Years
10 Dec 20130.01915 Years
11 Dec 20080.027710 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20180.01581 Week
09 Nov 20180.01561 Month
12 Jun 20180.01586 Months
09 Dec 20170.01571 Year
09 Dec 20160.01862 Years
10 Dec 20130.01605 Years
11 Dec 20080.024710 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20182.29871 Week
09 Nov 20182.29611 Month
12 Jun 20182.34066 Months
09 Dec 20172.38881 Year
09 Dec 20162.68822 Years
10 Dec 20132.70475 Years
11 Dec 20083.377310 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20180.02741 Week
09 Nov 20180.02791 Month
12 Jun 20180.02806 Months
09 Dec 20170.02801 Year
09 Dec 20160.03142 Years
10 Dec 20130.02875 Years
11 Dec 20080.054910 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20180.02681 Week
09 Nov 20180.02671 Month
12 Jun 20180.02766 Months
09 Dec 20170.02711 Year
09 Dec 20160.03082 Years
10 Dec 20130.02795 Years
11 Dec 20080.045410 Years

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