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Foreign Exchange Guide to Oman

Read this currency guide to Oman with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/OMR=0.3852]

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Omani Rial
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This is a foreign exchange guide to Oman, the Omani Rial currency plus OMR transfers and travel tips.

In this Oman currency guide we take a look at :

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

Omani Rial (OMR) general currency information

What is the Omani Rial currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Omani Rial is OMR and the symbol is .

Which countries use the Omani Rial?

It is the domestic currency in Oman.

Omani Rial (OMR) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to OMR 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-OMR 3 Month chart
USD-OMR 3 Month chart
USDOMR currency converter

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Oman


Travel money for Oman


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


Oman Trip Checklist    

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

Sending money to Oman

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

When sending money to Oman 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 Omani Rial 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 OMR amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Oman.

Use our Send to OMR 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 Omani Rial deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


Bank Transfers to Oman

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Popular OMR cross rates

OMR/USD - Omani Rial to United States Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20182.59681 Week
09 Nov 20182.59711 Month
12 Jun 20182.59746 Months
09 Dec 20172.59711 Year
09 Dec 20162.59722 Years
10 Dec 20132.59735 Years
11 Dec 20082.600810 Years

OMR/EUR - Omani Rial to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20182.28941 Week
09 Nov 20182.29071 Month
12 Jun 20182.21086 Months
09 Dec 20172.20571 Year
09 Dec 20162.45892 Years
10 Dec 20131.88755 Years
11 Dec 20081.956710 Years

OMR/GBP - Omani Rial to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20182.03651 Week
09 Nov 20182.00221 Month
12 Jun 20181.94216 Months
09 Dec 20171.93941 Year
09 Dec 20162.06542 Years
10 Dec 20131.57935 Years
11 Dec 20081.740210 Years

OMR/JPY - Omani Rial to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 2018295.43951 Week
09 Nov 2018295.62891 Month
12 Jun 2018286.88736 Months
09 Dec 2017294.68381 Year
09 Dec 2016298.69982 Years
10 Dec 2013267.23385 Years
11 Dec 2008238.323910 Years

OMR/AUD - Omani Rial to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20183.52151 Week
09 Nov 20183.59211 Month
12 Jun 20183.42936 Months
09 Dec 20173.45861 Year
09 Dec 20163.48572 Years
10 Dec 20132.84025 Years
11 Dec 20083.877210 Years

OMR/CAD - Omani Rial to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20183.44221 Week
09 Nov 20183.43141 Month
12 Jun 20183.38056 Months
09 Dec 20173.33741 Year
09 Dec 20163.42522 Years
10 Dec 20132.75685 Years
11 Dec 20083.206110 Years

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