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Foreign Exchange Guide to Libya

Latest market mid-rate: 1.0 =

Country Code:
Domestic Currency:
Libyan dinar
Symbol - Code:
ل.د LYD
Telephone Prefix:

The domestic currency in Libya is the Libyan dinar with currency code LYD. Read this foreign exchange guide to Libya and the Libyan dinar with money transfer and travel tips plus Libyan dinar exchange cross rates.

In this guide we review :

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

Libyan dinar (LYD) general currency information

What is the Libyan dinar currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Libyan dinar is LYD and the symbol is ل.د.

Which countries use the Libyan dinar?

It is the domestic currency in Libya.

Libyan dinar (LYD) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the LYD 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.

LYD-USD 3 Month chart
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LYD currency converter

Libya Trip Checklist   

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

Travel money for Libya

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


Travel Money for Libya

Compare ل.دLYD Cash rates


Sending money to Libya

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

When sending money to Libya 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 Libyan dinar 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 LYD amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Libya.

Use our Send to LYD 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 Libyan dinar deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


Bank Transfers to Libya

Compare ل.دLYD Transfer Rates


Libyan dinar - exchange rates - live and historic

Major LYD cross rates
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LYD/USD - Libyan dinar to U.S. dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.73861 Week
18 May 20180.73631 Month
19 Dec 20170.73256 Months
17 Jun 20170.71681 Year
17 Jun 20160.73352 Years
18 Jun 20130.79515 Years
19 Jun 20080.837110 Years

LYD/EUR - Libyan dinar to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.62671 Week
18 May 20180.62451 Month
19 Dec 20170.61886 Months
17 Jun 20170.64031 Year
17 Jun 20160.65052 Years
18 Jun 20130.59385 Years
19 Jun 20080.540210 Years

LYD/GBP - Libyan dinar to British pound sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.55061 Week
18 May 20180.54661 Month
19 Dec 20170.54726 Months
17 Jun 20170.56111 Year
17 Jun 20160.51092 Years
18 Jun 20130.50825 Years
19 Jun 20080.424610 Years

LYD/JPY - Libyan dinar to Japanese yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 201880.83891 Week
18 May 201881.58491 Month
19 Dec 201782.77876 Months
17 Jun 201779.48031 Year
17 Jun 201676.47402 Years
18 Jun 201375.74395 Years
19 Jun 200890.311410 Years

LYD/AUD - Libyan dinar to Australian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.97161 Week
18 May 20180.98031 Month
19 Dec 20170.95736 Months
17 Jun 20170.94051 Year
17 Jun 20160.99182 Years
18 Jun 20130.83905 Years
19 Jun 20080.881510 Years

LYD/CAD - Libyan dinar to Canadian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.95781 Week
18 May 20180.94931 Month
19 Dec 20170.94356 Months
17 Jun 20170.94721 Year
17 Jun 20160.94682 Years
18 Jun 20130.81135 Years
19 Jun 20080.849110 Years