Madagascar Ariary

Get ready for your trip to Madagascar. Order your Malagasy ariary at Manor FX today. Our great exchange rates mean you'll have more MGA cash to spend. Have your Malagasy Ariary banknotes delivered securely to your home or office, or pick them up from the Manor FX bureau near Heathrow.

Manor FX offers fast delivery times and a fuss-free online ordering process for your Malagasy ariary travel money.

Travel advise: payments in Madagascar

Jet off well-informed to Madagascar. Here are some handy facts about cash and card payments in Madagascar.

Banknotes in Madagascar

Two types of banknotes circulate alongside each other: The 2017 series and the 2003-2014 series, which has the value in both Malagasy Ariary and Malagasy francs, the country's previous currency. The Ariary replaced the Franc in 2005, at a rate of 1 ariary to 5 francs.

Make sure not to accept Malagasy franc banknotes as they are no longer valid.

The Malagasy Ariary banknotes in circulation are 100, 200, 500, 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000 and 20,000 MGA. All current MGA banknotes are issued by the Banky Foiben’i Madagasikara.

Coins in Madagascar

Malagasy coins range from 1 Ariary to 50 Ariarys. If you encounter franc coins, don't accept them, they are no longer valid.

Madagascar's currency import and export regulations

Each passenger can take up to 400,000 Ariary into Madagascar, and an unlimited amount of foreign currency.

Sums worth €7,500 EUR or more need to be declared upon arrival and when leaving the country.

Ordering Malagasy ariary online

Order Malagasy ariary online and have them delivered fast and securely to your home or office, with Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®. Or pick them up from our travel money shop near Heathrow. Click here to buy Malagasy ariary online.

Selling back Malagasy ariary

If you have Malagasy ariary to sell, follow this link to exchange Malagasy ariary to Pounds, click on 'sell currency' and select 'MGA Malagasy Ariary'. We'll pay good rates for your leftover Malagasy ariary.