Gambian Currency

Visiting Gambia and wants to know the name of the Gambian money unit or just want to know how much is $5 US dollars in Gambian currency?

Use the links on this page to find out more about the local money used in Gambia, currency symbol, notes and more.


Gambian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Gambia Money

  • The official money used in Gambia is Dalasi.

  • The currency symbol of the Gambian money is D.

  • The Gambian currency code is GMD.

  • The Dalasi Notes: The Gambian currency notes are made up of 5, 10, 25, 50, 100 dalasis.

  • The Dalasi Coins: 1 Dalasi is made up of 100 Bututs. Gambian Butut Coins go from 1, 5, 10, 25, 50 bututs, 1 dalasi.

What is the best currency to use in Gambia? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Gambian money and use the local Dalasi as it is accepted everywhere in Gambia. US dollars and other major currencies like British Pound or Swiss Franc 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.

Can I use my credit cards in Gambia? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are generally accepted within Gambia (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 - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Dalasi to US Dollars?

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

It’s important to check the current money exchange rate for US Dollar to Gambian Dalasi before purchasing the Dalasi you require for your next trip at American Dollar to Dalasi Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Dalasi to British Pound?

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

It’s important to check the latest money exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Gambian Dalasi before ordering the Dalasi you require for your up coming trip at Stirling Pound to Dalasi Exchange Rate Today.