The Low Down on Turkish Currency
Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey
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₺5, ₺10, ₺20, ₺50, ₺100, ₺200
1kr, 5kr, 10kr, 25kr, 50kr, ₺1
The lira has been in circulation in various forms since the Ottoman Empire. First, known as the Ottoman lira, lasted for just under 80 years before being replaced by the first Turkish lira, which was introduced in 1923.
Following a redenomination in 2005, the second Turkish lira was brought into circulation in 2005.
New Turkish lira banknotes are available in 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, and 200 lira. Coins in circulation include 5kr, 10kr, 25kr, 50kr and 1lira.
What to spend your Lira on:
One-way ticket on the Ankara metro
A soft drink in a restaurant
A lunchtime meal in Istanbul
Taxi from Ankara Esenboga
Airport to Ankara city centre
Trip along the Dalyan River
and Turtle Beach
Must-sees in Turkey
Buying Turkish Lira online is easy
Order Turkish Lira online, lock in the rate and collect at your local store, at the airport before you fly or have it delivered at home
- 1. Click the ‘Buy Turkish Lira Now’ button below
And tell us how much you need for your trip.
- 2. Choose how to get it
Get your currency home-delivered or choose to collect at more than 3,600 pick up locations.
- 3. Pay online
Simply pay using either your debit card (recommended) or credit card and you’re all set!
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Good rates and easy to deal with
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Quick, easy to order and pickup arrived on time. A pleasure to utilise this service.Belinda Mainey
Works like a charm
Works like a charm. Only drawback is that you used to be able to pick up from post offices for free. Now costs $10. Ah well just means I have to travel further.Roger Sweeney
Easy transaction process
Such an easy process to order and pick up.Cinta
The ordering process and the delivery…
The ordering process and the delivery service could not of been better.Ryan
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Ease of delivery
I ordered my currency Friday afternoon & it was delivered Tuesday morning how easy & mostly how convenient for a busy working personTracy Ann Swan
Ordered Roubles and Krone on line.
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Easy process, quick service at the airport collecting the cashStephen Redenbach
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Very efficient process.
Very efficient process.Ron
*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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