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Foreign Exchange Guide to Syria

Read this currency guide to Syria with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/SYP=516.1999]

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Syrian Pound
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This is a foreign exchange guide to Syria, the Syrian Pound currency plus SYP transfers and travel tips.

In this Syria currency guide we take a look at :

  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 USD to SYP exchange rate and trend for the previous 3 months:

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Syria


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.


Syria Trip Checklist    

  1. Compare SYP travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
  2. Search Hotel deals - Save on your accomodation in Syria
  3. Lonely Planet - world's best travel guide (coupon and deals)

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).

Get a better deal for foreign transfers 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

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SYP/USD - Syrian Pound to United States Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00194419 Aug 2019
1 Week0.00194413 Aug 2019
1 Month0.00194221 Jul 2019
6 Months0.00194221 Feb 2019
1 Year0.00194220 Aug 2018
5 Years0.00659121 Aug 2014
10 Years0.021722 Aug 2009

SYP/EUR - Syrian Pound to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00175419 Aug 2019
1 Week0.00174013 Aug 2019
1 Month0.00173121 Jul 2019
6 Months0.00171221 Feb 2019
1 Year0.00169020 Aug 2018
5 Years0.00496321 Aug 2014
10 Years0.015122 Aug 2009

SYP/GBP - Syrian Pound to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day0.00160319 Aug 2019
1 Week0.00161213 Aug 2019
1 Month0.00155221 Jul 2019
6 Months0.00148921 Feb 2019
1 Year0.00151720 Aug 2018
5 Years0.00397621 Aug 2014
10 Years0.013122 Aug 2009

SYP/AUD - Syrian Pound to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00287819 Aug 2019
1 Week0.00286113 Aug 2019
1 Month0.00275721 Jul 2019
6 Months0.00273221 Feb 2019
1 Year0.00264720 Aug 2018
5 Years0.00708521 Aug 2014
10 Years0.026022 Aug 2009

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