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Foreign Exchange Guide to Syria

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The domestic currency in Syria is the Syrian pound with currency code SYP. Read this foreign exchange guide to Syria and the Syrian pound with money transfer and travel tips plus Syrian pound exchange cross rates.

In this guide we review :

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

Syrian pound (SYP) general currency information

What is the Syrian pound currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Syrian pound is SYP and the symbol is £.

Which countries use the Syrian pound?

It is the domestic currency in Syria.

Syrian pound (SYP) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the SYP to USD 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.

SYP-USD 3 Month chart
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SYP currency converter

Syria Trip Checklist   

  1. Compare SYP travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
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Travel money for Syria

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


Travel Money for Syria

Compare £SYP Cash rates


Sending money to Syria

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Syria you need to start with finding out the latest Syrian pound 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).

Getting a better deal when sending money to Syria

When sending money to Syria 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 Syrian pound 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 SYP amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Syria.

Use our Send to SYP 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 Syrian pound deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


Bank Transfers to Syria

Compare £SYP Transfer Rates


Syrian pound - exchange rates - live and historic

Major SYP cross rates
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SYP/USD - Syrian pound to U.S. dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0019421 Week
18 May 20180.0019421 Month
19 Dec 20170.0019426 Months
17 Jun 20170.0046651 Year
17 Jun 20160.0045662 Years
18 Jun 20130.01435 Years
19 Jun 20080.019610 Years

SYP/EUR - Syrian pound to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0016481 Week
18 May 20180.0016471 Month
19 Dec 20170.0016406 Months
17 Jun 20170.0041671 Year
17 Jun 20160.0040492 Years
18 Jun 20130.01065 Years
19 Jun 20080.012710 Years

SYP/GBP - Syrian pound to British pound sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0014481 Week
18 May 20180.0014421 Month
19 Dec 20170.0014516 Months
17 Jun 20170.0036521 Year
17 Jun 20160.0031802 Years
18 Jun 20130.0091145 Years
19 Jun 20080.00995310 Years

SYP/JPY - Syrian pound to Japanese yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.21261 Week
18 May 20180.21521 Month
19 Dec 20170.21946 Months
17 Jun 20170.51731 Year
17 Jun 20160.47612 Years
18 Jun 20131.35825 Years
19 Jun 20082.117110 Years

SYP/AUD - Syrian pound to Australian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0025551 Week
18 May 20180.0025851 Month
19 Dec 20170.0025386 Months
17 Jun 20170.0061211 Year
17 Jun 20160.0061742 Years
18 Jun 20130.01505 Years
19 Jun 20080.020710 Years

SYP/CAD - Syrian pound to Canadian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0025181 Week
18 May 20180.0025041 Month
19 Dec 20170.0025016 Months
17 Jun 20170.0061651 Year
17 Jun 20160.0058942 Years
18 Jun 20130.01455 Years
19 Jun 20080.019910 Years