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Foreign Exchange Guide to Syria

Read this currency guide to Syria with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/SYP=514.9932]

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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
09 Dec 20180.0019431 Week
16 Nov 20180.0019421 Month
19 Jun 20180.0019426 Months
16 Dec 20170.0019421 Year
16 Dec 20160.0046782 Years
17 Dec 20130.0071265 Years
18 Dec 20080.021710 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20180.0017041 Week
16 Nov 20180.0017001 Month
19 Jun 20180.0016766 Months
16 Dec 20170.0016521 Year
16 Dec 20160.0044842 Years
17 Dec 20130.0051755 Years
18 Dec 20080.015110 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20180.0015271 Week
16 Nov 20180.0015121 Month
19 Jun 20180.0014746 Months
16 Dec 20170.0014571 Year
16 Dec 20160.0037502 Years
17 Dec 20130.0043805 Years
18 Dec 20080.014310 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20180.21861 Week
16 Nov 20180.21911 Month
19 Jun 20180.21386 Months
16 Dec 20170.21861 Year
16 Dec 20160.55172 Years
17 Dec 20130.73185 Years
18 Dec 20081.934510 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20180.0027061 Week
16 Nov 20180.0026481 Month
19 Jun 20180.0026286 Months
16 Dec 20170.0025391 Year
16 Dec 20160.0063982 Years
17 Dec 20130.0080045 Years
18 Dec 20080.031210 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20180.0025901 Week
16 Nov 20180.0025531 Month
19 Jun 20180.0025786 Months
16 Dec 20170.0024991 Year
16 Dec 20160.0062412 Years
17 Dec 20130.0075545 Years
18 Dec 20080.026010 Years

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