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Foreign Exchange Guide to Guinea

Latest market mid-rate: 1.0 =

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Guinean franc
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The domestic currency in Guinea is the Guinean franc with currency code GNF. Read this foreign exchange guide to Guinea and the Guinean franc with money transfer and travel tips plus Guinean franc exchange cross rates.

In this guide we review :

  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 GNF to USD 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.

GNF-USD 3 Month chart
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GNF currency converter

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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.


Travel Money for Guinea

Compare FGGNF Cash rates


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).

Getting a better deal when sending money 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

Compare FGGNF Transfer Rates


Guinean franc - exchange rates - live and historic

Major GNF cross rates
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GNF/USD - Guinean franc to U.S. dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0001111 Week
18 May 20180.0001111 Month
19 Dec 20170.0001116 Months
17 Jun 20170.0001121 Year
17 Jun 20160.0001362 Years
18 Jun 20130.0001435 Years
19 Jun 20080.00022610 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0000941 Week
18 May 20180.0000941 Month
19 Dec 20170.0000946 Months
17 Jun 20170.0001001 Year
17 Jun 20160.0001212 Years
18 Jun 20130.0001075 Years
19 Jun 20080.00014610 Years

GNF/GBP - Guinean franc to British pound sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0000821 Week
18 May 20180.0000821 Month
19 Dec 20170.0000836 Months
17 Jun 20170.0000871 Year
17 Jun 20160.0000952 Years
18 Jun 20130.0000915 Years
19 Jun 20080.00011510 Years

GNF/JPY - Guinean franc to Japanese yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.01211 Week
18 May 20180.01231 Month
19 Dec 20170.01256 Months
17 Jun 20170.01241 Year
17 Jun 20160.01422 Years
18 Jun 20130.01365 Years
19 Jun 20080.024410 Years

GNF/AUD - Guinean franc to Australian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0001461 Week
18 May 20180.0001481 Month
19 Dec 20170.0001456 Months
17 Jun 20170.0001461 Year
17 Jun 20160.0001842 Years
18 Jun 20130.0001515 Years
19 Jun 20080.00023810 Years

GNF/CAD - Guinean franc to Canadian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0001431 Week
18 May 20180.0001431 Month
19 Dec 20170.0001436 Months
17 Jun 20170.0001471 Year
17 Jun 20160.0001762 Years
18 Jun 20130.0001465 Years
19 Jun 20080.00022910 Years