The Low Down on Cyprus Currency
European Central Bank
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€5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, €500
1c, 2c, 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, €1, €2
The official currency in Cyprus is the euro, and was introduced as the official currency in 2008, replacing the former Cypriot pound.
The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus continues to use the Turkish lira and not the euro.
At the time of changeover, the euro was fixed at an exchange rate of 0.585274 Cypriot pounds.
The most commonly-used bills for euros in Cyprus are the 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 notes.
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- When did Cyprus join the EU?
Cyprus joined the European Union in 2004 and joined the Eurozone in 2008, when it began using the euro currency.
- Can you use the Euro in Northern Cyprus?
No, you cannot use the euro in Northern Cyprus. You will need to use the Turkish lira if travelling into Northern Cyprus.
- What credit cards can be used in Cyprus?
Maestro™, MasterCard™ and Visa™ are the most widely-accepted cards in Cyprus. American Express™ is less commonly-accepted.
*Rates are subject to change throughout the day. In-store rates vary compared to online.
**The figures provided are indicative only and are there to provide an idea of the amount of travel money you may need during your trip.
^^Based on mid-market and Travelex Online AUD to FX exchange rates as of the date of the relevant social media post and/or email communication. Rates are subject to change throughout the day. Any rates and savings are quoted as a guide only.
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