The currency rate will vary in Guinea Bissau
Every day a countrys currency rate will vary. There are certain economic factors which will influence this and these are out of an individual's control. In fact there is nothing you can do, apart from transferring money when the currency rate is good to avoid these effects. So when it comes to setting up a money transfer to Guinea-Bissau you should study the currency rates and send money when the rate is good.
Think about using Euros in Guinea Bissau
Guinea-Bissau use the Communaute Financiere Africaine franc as their main unit of currency and this is tied to the Euro. The symbol for the Communaute Financiere Africaine franc is CFA or XAF so look out for this when you are looking at exchange rates. As the CFA is tied to the Euro some people will send this to their recipient instead. This is perfectly acceptable but you need to make sure that you do not send money to Guinea-Bissau on a prepaid credit card as these are not accepted outside of Bissua. Instead use a simple online currency transfer in the currency of your choice.
Where can you check out the currency rate in Guinea Bissau?
If you would like to check out the most recent currency rate before you transfer money to Guinea-Bissau you can do this online virtually instantly. Use an online currency converter and put the amount of money, in your currency you wish to send. Click to convert your currency into Communaute Financiere Africaine francs and you will quickly see how much your recipient should expect to receive. You can use a tool like this whenever you want as it is totally free of charge.