What is Turkey's 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!
* 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.
*** Business days. Some stores open 7 days. The next available date will be displayed when ordering.
^^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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