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Foreign Exchange Guide to Guinea

Read this currency guide to Guinea with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/GNF=9186.3803]

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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 and trend for the previous 3 months:

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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GNF/USD - Guinean Franc to United States Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00010911 Aug 2019
1 Week0.00010905 Aug 2019
1 Month0.00010813 Jul 2019
6 Months0.00010913 Feb 2019
1 Year0.00011012 Aug 2018
5 Years0.00014213 Aug 2014
10 Years0.00020614 Aug 2009

GNF/EUR - Guinean Franc to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00009711 Aug 2019
1 Week0.00009705 Aug 2019
1 Month0.00009613 Jul 2019
6 Months0.00009713 Feb 2019
1 Year0.00009712 Aug 2018
5 Years0.00010713 Aug 2014
10 Years0.00014514 Aug 2009

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

1 Day0.00009111 Aug 2019
1 Week0.00008905 Aug 2019
1 Month0.00008613 Jul 2019
6 Months0.00008513 Feb 2019
1 Year0.00008612 Aug 2018
5 Years0.00008513 Aug 2014
10 Years0.00012514 Aug 2009

GNF/AUD - Guinean Franc to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00016111 Aug 2019
1 Week0.00016105 Aug 2019
1 Month0.00015413 Jul 2019
6 Months0.00015413 Feb 2019
1 Year0.00015112 Aug 2018
5 Years0.00015313 Aug 2014
10 Years0.00024714 Aug 2009

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