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Foreign Exchange Guide to Syria

Read this currency guide to Syria with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/SYP=514.9867]

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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 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-SYP 3 Month chart
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USDSYP currency converter

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!


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Popular SYP cross rates

SYP/USD - Syrian Pound to United States Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.0019421 Week
18 Jan 20190.0019421 Month
21 Aug 20180.0019426 Months
17 Feb 20180.0019421 Year
17 Feb 20170.0046652 Years
18 Feb 20140.0070045 Years
19 Feb 20090.021710 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.0017151 Week
18 Jan 20190.0017091 Month
21 Aug 20180.0016776 Months
17 Feb 20180.0015651 Year
17 Feb 20170.0043952 Years
18 Feb 20140.0050915 Years
19 Feb 20090.017110 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.0015011 Week
18 Jan 20190.0015081 Month
21 Aug 20180.0015056 Months
17 Feb 20180.0013841 Year
17 Feb 20170.0037592 Years
18 Feb 20140.0041995 Years
19 Feb 20090.015110 Years

SYP/JPY - Syrian Pound to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.21321 Week
18 Jan 20190.21321 Month
21 Aug 20180.21386 Months
17 Feb 20180.20641 Year
17 Feb 20170.52652 Years
18 Feb 20140.71645 Years
19 Feb 20092.037210 Years

SYP/AUD - Syrian Pound to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.0027341 Week
18 Jan 20190.0027101 Month
21 Aug 20180.0026386 Months
17 Feb 20180.0024561 Year
17 Feb 20170.0060842 Years
18 Feb 20140.0077645 Years
19 Feb 20090.033510 Years

SYP/CAD - Syrian Pound to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.0025781 Week
18 Jan 20190.0025761 Month
21 Aug 20180.0025316 Months
17 Feb 20180.0024391 Year
17 Feb 20170.0061092 Years
18 Feb 20140.0076735 Years
19 Feb 20090.027210 Years

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