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Foreign Exchange Guide to Guinea

Read this currency guide to Guinea with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/GNF=9195]

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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!


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Popular GNF cross rates

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20180.0001101 Week
16 Nov 20180.0001091 Month
19 Jun 20180.0001116 Months
16 Dec 20170.0001111 Year
16 Dec 20160.0001082 Years
17 Dec 20130.0001435 Years
18 Dec 20080.00019510 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20180.0000961 Week
16 Nov 20180.0000961 Month
19 Jun 20180.0000956 Months
16 Dec 20170.0000941 Year
16 Dec 20160.0001032 Years
17 Dec 20130.0001045 Years
18 Dec 20080.00013610 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20180.0000861 Week
16 Nov 20180.0000851 Month
19 Jun 20180.0000846 Months
16 Dec 20170.0000831 Year
16 Dec 20160.0000862 Years
17 Dec 20130.0000885 Years
18 Dec 20080.00012810 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20180.01241 Week
16 Nov 20180.01231 Month
19 Jun 20180.01226 Months
16 Dec 20170.01251 Year
16 Dec 20160.01272 Years
17 Dec 20130.01475 Years
18 Dec 20080.017410 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20180.0001531 Week
16 Nov 20180.0001491 Month
19 Jun 20180.0001506 Months
16 Dec 20170.0001451 Year
16 Dec 20160.0001472 Years
17 Dec 20130.0001605 Years
18 Dec 20080.00028110 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20180.0001471 Week
16 Nov 20180.0001441 Month
19 Jun 20180.0001476 Months
16 Dec 20170.0001431 Year
16 Dec 20160.0001432 Years
17 Dec 20130.0001515 Years
18 Dec 20080.00023310 Years

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