Malagasy Currency

Going on a trip to Madagascar and wants to know the name of the Malagasy money unit or just need to know how much is $100 US dollars in Malagasy currency?

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


Malagasy Currency Exchange Rate Today

Madagascar Money

  • The local money used in Madagascar is Ariary.

  • The currency symbol of the Malagasy money is Ar.

  • The Malagasy currency code is MGA.

  • The Ariary Notes: The Malagasy currency notes are made up of Ar100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10,000.

  • The Ariary Coins: 1 Ariary is made up of 100 Iraimbilanjas. Malagasy Iraimbilanja Coins go from 1, 2 iraimbilanja, Ar1, 2, 4, 5, 10, 20, 50.

What is the best currency to use in Madagascar? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Malagasy money and use the local Ariary as it is accepted everywhere in Madagascar. 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.

Can I use my credit cards in Madagascar? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Madagascar (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 Ariary to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most days by the minute.

Therefore it's important to check out the latest money exchange rate for US Dollar to Malagasy Ariary before ordering the Ariary you need for your up coming trip from American Dollar to Ariary Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Ariary to Stirling Pound?

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

It’s important to check the today's currency exchange rate for British Pound to Malagasy Ariary before buying the Ariary you require for your up coming trip at Stirling Pound to Ariary Exchange Rate Today.