This is a foreign exchange guide to Romania, the Romanian Leu currency plus RON transfers and travel tips.
In this Romania currency guide we take a look at :
- Romanian Leu info - general info about the Romanian Leu
- Romanian Leu in the markets - recent RON moves and predictions from the FX markets
- Travelling in Romania - currency & money saving tips
- Buying Romanian Leu cash online - travel money for Romania
- Sending money to Romania - save on Romanian Leu bank transfers to Romania
- Romanian Leu exchange rates - latest & historic exchange rates.
Romanian Leu (RON) general currency information
What is the Romanian Leu currency code and symbol?
The three letter currency code for the Romanian Leu is RON and the symbol is lei.
Which countries use the Romanian Leu?
It is the domestic currency in Romania.
Romanian Leu (RON) in the markets
The interactive chart below shows the USD to RON 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.
Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Romania
Travel money for Romania
Save money and time by Ordering your Romanian Leu online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the RON 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 Romanian Leu otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.
Romania Trip Checklist
Sending money to Romania
When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Romania you need to start with finding out the latest Romanian Leu 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 Romania
When sending money to Romania 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 :
- Open an account with a BER reviewed FX provider (id docs may be required)
- You specify the local or Romanian Leu amount you want to transfer
- Make a local currency domestic transfer for the requested amount to the provider's bank account in your country
- Once your funds are received by the provider the converted RON amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Romania.
Use our Send to RON 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 Romanian Leu deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!
Bank Transfers to Romania
Popular RON cross rates
RON/USD - Romanian Leu to United States Dollar - 10 Year History
|09 Dec 2018||0.2452||1 Week|
|16 Nov 2018||0.2447||1 Month|
|19 Jun 2018||0.2481||6 Months|
|16 Dec 2017||0.2540||1 Year|
|16 Dec 2016||0.2315||2 Years|
|17 Dec 2013||0.3083||5 Years|
|18 Dec 2008||0.3666||10 Years|
RON/EUR - Romanian Leu to Euro - 10 Year History
|09 Dec 2018||0.2151||1 Week|
|16 Nov 2018||0.2143||1 Month|
|19 Jun 2018||0.2141||6 Months|
|16 Dec 2017||0.2160||1 Year|
|16 Dec 2016||0.2219||2 Years|
|17 Dec 2013||0.2239||5 Years|
|18 Dec 2008||0.2556||10 Years|
RON/GBP - Romanian Leu to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History
|09 Dec 2018||0.1928||1 Week|
|16 Nov 2018||0.1906||1 Month|
|19 Jun 2018||0.1884||6 Months|
|16 Dec 2017||0.1906||1 Year|
|16 Dec 2016||0.1856||2 Years|
|17 Dec 2013||0.1895||5 Years|
|18 Dec 2008||0.2415||10 Years|
RON/JPY - Romanian Leu to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History
|09 Dec 2018||27.5883||1 Week|
|16 Nov 2018||27.6123||1 Month|
|19 Jun 2018||27.3179||6 Months|
|16 Dec 2017||28.5909||1 Year|
|16 Dec 2016||27.3077||2 Years|
|17 Dec 2013||31.6556||5 Years|
|18 Dec 2008||32.6696||10 Years|
RON/AUD - Romanian Leu to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History
|09 Dec 2018||0.3415||1 Week|
|16 Nov 2018||0.3337||1 Month|
|19 Jun 2018||0.3358||6 Months|
|16 Dec 2017||0.3321||1 Year|
|16 Dec 2016||0.3167||2 Years|
|17 Dec 2013||0.3462||5 Years|
|18 Dec 2008||0.5275||10 Years|
RON/CAD - Romanian Leu to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History
|09 Dec 2018||0.3268||1 Week|
|16 Nov 2018||0.3218||1 Month|
|19 Jun 2018||0.3295||6 Months|
|16 Dec 2017||0.3268||1 Year|
|16 Dec 2016||0.3089||2 Years|
|17 Dec 2013||0.3268||5 Years|
|18 Dec 2008||0.4384||10 Years|