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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.0001091 Week
15 Mar 20190.0001081 Month
16 Oct 20180.0001106 Months
14 Apr 20180.0001111 Year
14 Apr 20170.0001072 Years
15 Apr 20140.0001445 Years
16 Apr 20090.00020410 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.0000971 Week
15 Mar 20190.0000961 Month
16 Oct 20180.0000956 Months
14 Apr 20180.0000901 Year
14 Apr 20170.0001012 Years
15 Apr 20140.0001045 Years
16 Apr 20090.00015410 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.0000841 Week
15 Mar 20190.0000811 Month
16 Oct 20180.0000846 Months
14 Apr 20180.0000781 Year
14 Apr 20170.0000862 Years
15 Apr 20140.0000865 Years
16 Apr 20090.00013710 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.01221 Week
15 Mar 20190.01211 Month
16 Oct 20180.01246 Months
14 Apr 20180.01191 Year
14 Apr 20170.01162 Years
15 Apr 20140.01465 Years
16 Apr 20090.020210 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.0001541 Week
15 Mar 20190.0001531 Month
16 Oct 20180.0001546 Months
14 Apr 20180.0001431 Year
14 Apr 20170.0001412 Years
15 Apr 20140.0001545 Years
16 Apr 20090.00028310 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.0001461 Week
15 Mar 20190.0001451 Month
16 Oct 20180.0001436 Months
14 Apr 20180.0001401 Year
14 Apr 20170.0001432 Years
15 Apr 20140.0001585 Years
16 Apr 20090.00024610 Years

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