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Foreign Exchange Guide to Oman

Read this currency guide to Oman with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/OMR=0.385]

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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
10 Feb 20192.59851 Week
18 Jan 20192.59751 Month
21 Aug 20182.59716 Months
17 Feb 20182.59741 Year
17 Feb 20172.59702 Years
18 Feb 20142.59755 Years
19 Feb 20092.600810 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20192.29471 Week
18 Jan 20192.28501 Month
21 Aug 20182.24356 Months
17 Feb 20182.09341 Year
17 Feb 20172.44652 Years
18 Feb 20141.88785 Years
19 Feb 20092.050310 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20192.00871 Week
18 Jan 20192.01711 Month
21 Aug 20182.01246 Months
17 Feb 20181.85161 Year
17 Feb 20172.09242 Years
18 Feb 20141.55725 Years
19 Feb 20091.813510 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 2019285.35361 Week
18 Jan 2019285.13701 Month
21 Aug 2018285.99036 Months
17 Feb 2018276.14581 Year
17 Feb 2017293.07222 Years
18 Feb 2014265.65845 Years
19 Feb 2009244.595610 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20193.65891 Week
18 Jan 20193.62371 Month
21 Aug 20183.52816 Months
17 Feb 20183.28551 Year
17 Feb 20173.38692 Years
18 Feb 20142.87905 Years
19 Feb 20094.023310 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20193.44991 Week
18 Jan 20193.44451 Month
21 Aug 20183.38536 Months
17 Feb 20183.26201 Year
17 Feb 20173.40042 Years
18 Feb 20142.84545 Years
19 Feb 20093.261210 Years

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