Foreign Exchange Guide to Oman

This currency guide to Oman helps you choose the best way to save money on OMR transfers and travel money.    [HKD/OMR=0.049562]

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Omani Rial
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This is a foreign exchange guide to Oman, the Omani Rial currency plus sending 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 HKD to OMR exchange rate and trend for the previous 3 months:

HKD/OMR at 0.049571 is trading 0.6% above the 90-day average 0.049265 with a range 0.049067 to 0.049575. ALERT: HKD/OMR has risen to 90-DAY HIGHS.
17-Jan-2020 16:NY 21:LON 08:SYD+1d

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!


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Omani Rial to United States Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day2.597413 Jan 2020
7 Day2.597407 Jan 2020
30 Day2.597415 Dec 2019
3 Month2.597616 Oct 2019
1 Year2.598114 Jan 2019
5 Year2.597415 Jan 2015
10 Year2.600816 Jan 2010

Omani Rial to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day2.332713 Jan 2020
7 Day2.328607 Jan 2020
30 Day2.334915 Dec 2019
3 Month2.345616 Oct 2019
1 Year2.264514 Jan 2019
5 Year2.233915 Jan 2015
10 Year1.808716 Jan 2010

Omani Rial to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day2.000113 Jan 2020
7 Day1.980207 Jan 2020
30 Day1.945115 Dec 2019
3 Month2.026316 Oct 2019
1 Year2.017914 Jan 2019
5 Year1.710915 Jan 2015
10 Year1.596716 Jan 2010

Omani Rial to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day3.765713 Jan 2020
7 Day3.786407 Jan 2020
30 Day3.778215 Dec 2019
3 Month3.844816 Oct 2019
1 Year3.608914 Jan 2019
5 Year3.169215 Jan 2015
10 Year2.815916 Jan 2010

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