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Foreign Exchange Guide to Mozambique

Read this currency guide to Mozambique with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/MZN=60.7]

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This is a foreign exchange guide to Mozambique, the Mozambican Metical currency plus MZN transfers and travel tips.

In this Mozambique currency guide we take a look at :

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

Mozambican Metical (MZN) general currency information

What is the Mozambican Metical currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Mozambican Metical is MZN and the symbol is MT.

Which countries use the Mozambican Metical?

It is the domestic currency in Mozambique.

Mozambican Metical (MZN) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to MZN exchange rate and trend for the previous 3 months:

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Mozambique


Travel money for Mozambique


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


Mozambique Trip Checklist    

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

Sending money to Mozambique

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

When sending money to Mozambique 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 Mozambican Metical 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 MZN amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Mozambique.

Use our Send to MZN 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 Mozambican Metical deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


Bank Transfers to Mozambique

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MZN/USD - Mozambican Metical to United States Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.016519 Aug 2019
1 Week0.016513 Aug 2019
1 Month0.016121 Jul 2019
6 Months0.016021 Feb 2019
1 Year0.016820 Aug 2018
5 Years0.032921 Aug 2014
10 Years0.037622 Aug 2009

MZN/EUR - Mozambican Metical to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.014919 Aug 2019
1 Week0.014813 Aug 2019
1 Month0.014421 Jul 2019
6 Months0.014121 Feb 2019
1 Year0.014720 Aug 2018
5 Years0.024821 Aug 2014
10 Years0.026322 Aug 2009

MZN/GBP - Mozambican Metical to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day0.013619 Aug 2019
1 Week0.013713 Aug 2019
1 Month0.012921 Jul 2019
6 Months0.012321 Feb 2019
1 Year0.013220 Aug 2018
5 Years0.019821 Aug 2014
10 Years0.022822 Aug 2009

MZN/AUD - Mozambican Metical to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.024419 Aug 2019
1 Week0.024313 Aug 2019
1 Month0.022921 Jul 2019
6 Months0.022521 Feb 2019
1 Year0.023020 Aug 2018
5 Years0.035321 Aug 2014
10 Years0.045122 Aug 2009

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