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Foreign Exchange Guide to Guinea

Read this currency guide to Guinea with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/GNF=9225]

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Domestic Currency:
Guinean Franc
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This is a foreign exchange guide to Guinea, the Guinean Franc currency plus GNF transfers and travel tips.

In this Guinea currency guide we take a look at :

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

Guinean Franc (GNF) general currency information

What is the Guinean Franc currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Guinean Franc is GNF and the symbol is FG.

Which countries use the Guinean Franc?

It is the domestic currency in Guinea.

Guinean Franc (GNF) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to GNF 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-GNF 3 Month chart
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USDGNF currency converter

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Guinea


Travel money for Guinea


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


Guinea Trip Checklist    

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

Sending money to Guinea

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

When sending money to Guinea 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 Guinean Franc 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 GNF amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Guinea.

Use our Send to GNF 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 Guinean Franc deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


Bank Transfers to Guinea

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Popular GNF cross rates

GNF/USD - Guinean Franc to United States Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.0001091 Week
18 Jan 20190.0001091 Month
21 Aug 20180.0001106 Months
17 Feb 20180.0001111 Year
17 Feb 20170.0001062 Years
18 Feb 20140.0001425 Years
19 Feb 20090.00020610 Years

GNF/EUR - Guinean Franc to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.0000971 Week
18 Jan 20190.0000961 Month
21 Aug 20180.0000956 Months
17 Feb 20180.0000901 Year
17 Feb 20170.0001002 Years
18 Feb 20140.0001035 Years
19 Feb 20090.00016210 Years

GNF/GBP - Guinean Franc to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.0000851 Week
18 Jan 20190.0000841 Month
21 Aug 20180.0000856 Months
17 Feb 20180.0000791 Year
17 Feb 20170.0000852 Years
18 Feb 20140.0000855 Years
19 Feb 20090.00014310 Years

GNF/JPY - Guinean Franc to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.01201 Week
18 Jan 20190.01191 Month
21 Aug 20180.01216 Months
17 Feb 20180.01181 Year
17 Feb 20170.01202 Years
18 Feb 20140.01465 Years
19 Feb 20090.019310 Years

GNF/AUD - Guinean Franc to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.0001541 Week
18 Jan 20190.0001521 Month
21 Aug 20180.0001506 Months
17 Feb 20180.0001411 Year
17 Feb 20170.0001382 Years
18 Feb 20140.0001585 Years
19 Feb 20090.00031810 Years

GNF/CAD - Guinean Franc to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.0001451 Week
18 Jan 20190.0001441 Month
21 Aug 20180.0001446 Months
17 Feb 20180.0001401 Year
17 Feb 20170.0001392 Years
18 Feb 20140.0001565 Years
19 Feb 20090.00025810 Years

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