French Currency

Visiting French Guiana and wants to know the name of the French money unit or just want to know what is the exchange rate for $5 American dollars in French currency?

Use the links on this page to understand more about the local money used in French Guiana, currency symbol, notes and more.


French Currency Exchange Rate Today

French Guiana Money

  • The local money used in French Guiana is Franc.

  • The currency symbol of the French money is .

  • The French currency code is GNF.

  • The Franc Notes: The French currency notes are made up of €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, €500.

  • The Franc Coins: 1 Franc is made up of 100 Centimes. French Centime Coins go from 1c, 2c, 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, €1, €2.

What is the best currency to use in French Guiana? obviously it is best to convert your currency to French money and use the local Franc as it is accepted everywhere in French Guiana. US dollars and other major currencies like Stirling Pound or Japanese Yen are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Are credit cards widely accepted in French Guiana? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are generally accepted within French Guiana (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - hence check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Franc to US Dollars?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most days by the minute.

Therefore it's important to check the current money exchange rate for US Dollar to French Franc before purchasing the Franc you need for your up coming trip from American Dollar to Franc Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Franc to British Pound?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are often changing and in most cases minute by minute.

Therefore it's wise to check out the today's money exchange rate for Stirling Pound to French Franc before purchasing the Franc you need for your next trip from Stirling Pound to Franc Exchange Rate Today.