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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20192.59551 Week
15 Mar 20192.59791 Month
16 Oct 20182.59766 Months
14 Apr 20182.59741 Year
14 Apr 20172.59092 Years
15 Apr 20142.59715 Years
16 Apr 20092.600810 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20192.31361 Week
15 Mar 20192.29211 Month
16 Oct 20182.24386 Months
14 Apr 20182.10491 Year
14 Apr 20172.44132 Years
15 Apr 20141.88005 Years
16 Apr 20091.972910 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20191.99061 Week
15 Mar 20191.95211 Month
16 Oct 20181.96976 Months
14 Apr 20181.82361 Year
14 Apr 20172.06942 Years
15 Apr 20141.55265 Years
16 Apr 20091.744410 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 2019289.95351 Week
15 Mar 2019289.47131 Month
16 Oct 2018291.82656 Months
14 Apr 2018278.81301 Year
14 Apr 2017281.33512 Years
15 Apr 2014264.42865 Years
16 Apr 2009257.887310 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20193.65561 Week
15 Mar 20193.66381 Month
16 Oct 20183.63886 Months
14 Apr 20183.34501 Year
14 Apr 20173.41762 Years
15 Apr 20142.77625 Years
16 Apr 20093.613610 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20193.47111 Week
15 Mar 20193.46621 Month
16 Oct 20183.36036 Months
14 Apr 20183.27691 Year
14 Apr 20173.45282 Years
15 Apr 20142.85175 Years
16 Apr 20093.138010 Years

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