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What to spend your Lira on

  • One-way ticket on the Ankara metro

    1.75 TRY

  • A soft drink in a restaurant

    2.5 TRY

  • A lunchtime meal in Istanbul

    23 TRY

  • Taxi from Ankara Esenboga Airport to Ankara city centre

    63 TRY

  • Trip along the Dalyan River and Turtle Beach

    69 TRY

How many Turkish Lira will I need?*

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Total spending money needed:

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  • for people for
  • nights


Must-sees in Turkey

  • Istanbul
  • A combination of empires that once ruled the area, from Ottoman to Byzantine and everything in between has resulted in Turkey’s largest city evolving into an eclectic mix of culture, architecture, sights and experiences.
  • Antalya
  • A part of Turkey’s southern Mediterranean region, Antalya has become synonymous with relaxed, beach holidays. Yachts moor off shore, lazy days melt into to festive nights and the area remains rich with historical sites and museums.
  • Ankara
  • Turkey’s capital, Ankara is a cosmopolitan city full of heritage sites and history to explore. Explore old castles and ruins from eras gone by, empires that have shaped this city’s rich history.

Trust in Travelex

Ordered currency at a very competitive rate online. Order was delivered next day - couldn't have been more perfect!Trustpilot review.

Excellent service, advice and exchange rate with cash delivered to the door, promptly.Trustpilot review.

Easy to do business with. Very competitive rates. Will definitely be using Travelex UK again.Trustpilot review.

A deeper look at the Turkish Lira

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.

More info on the Turkish Lira

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.

Buying Turkish Lira online is easy

Free next-day home delivery on orders over 500 TRY

  • 1. Select your currency
  • Just tell us how much you need and where you’re going

  • 2. Choose how to get it
  • Get your currency delivered to your door or collect at over 50 Travelex stores

  • 3. Pay online
  • Use either your debit card or credit card and you’re all set

*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.

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Very good service

Very good service. It would be nice if it was possible to buy amounts of money smaller than $500 for short trips.

Janis Everts

This was such an easy way to arrange …

This was such an easy way to arrange travel dollars and at a great rate 👏

Leanne McNamara

Best rate I could find.

Best rate I could find.

Sherryl Marie Whyatt

The whole transfer experience was so …

The whole transfer experience was so easy. I would highly recommend Travelex.

raeleigh coleman

Easy and quick

Easy and quick. Free pick up from your local post office for any exchange over $1000. No drama!


Travelex was very easy to deal with

Travelex was very easy to deal with. I ordered my US money online and it was available to pick up from my local Post Office. The exchange rate was very good and it was very convenient to collect locally. I would definitely use them again.

Jean Day

Great rates and free delivery!

I had a very good experience using Travelex and thought that the free delivery of my currency to my house was an excellent service. Plus, due to the large amount that I converted, I got the best rate possible so I will definitely use them again in the future!


I would highly recommend Travelex.

I would highly recommend Travelex.. no hassle and great rates.

Rebecca Lee Crisp

Travelex has been great for ordering my US Dollars currency for my holiday.

Travelex has been great for ordering my US$ foreign currency. The conversion rate is good and I don't pay any commission if I convert a minimum of $1000. The online form-filling process is user-friendly, and I am able to collect my cash at my local post office. I was also happy that the $US currency is in new bills. I cannot nominate the breakdown, but they give a good assortment of different denomination notes. I ended up finding the whole process easier than previously withdrawing cash from my bank and going to an American Express money exchange. I can do my withdrawal and payment all online. Very happy.

Patricia Jarzynski

The online transaction was …

The online transaction was straightforward. The new home delivery service is a great idea for those who don't regularly go to town. I will definitely be using their services again.

Sarah Divine

Fantastic experience & very fast …

Fantastic experience & very fast turnaround

Leigh James Wilson

Service was good

Service was good. Strange that the money arrived in a Startrack satchel that clearly says on the outside "Warning: This satchel is NOT for shipment of dangerous goods or valuables". I had the equivalent of over 1000AUD in it. Is that not valuable enough??? Also, it's better to not change ALL your cash into foreign currency as I found many local money changers offering somewhat better exchange rates than Travelex.


Everything went well when I placed the …

Everything went well when I placed the order for my Travelex Card and some New Zealand Cash. I called into your Warringah Mall store to collect the cash and the Travelex Card, the staff at the store were helpful and courteous. I returned home to register the card, the registration of the card was simple and straight forward. After registering the card I then attempted to Top Up the funds on my newly registered Travelex Card. The next hour and a half was a nightmare. The first half a dozen times I tried to Top Up the card your system demonstrated the funds we wanted to invest in Aus $ and the corresponding amount in NZ $. We then moved to the next step "How do you want to pay" we clicked BPay and at that point in time your system failed to recognise the card that we had successfully registered. I then rang your help desk and spoke to numerous people and was on the phone (Mobile) for over 1 hour. One of your technical representatives was able to reproduce the error problem. I was passed around to a few different people but nobody could understand why it was happening. While I was talking to your help desk people, an hour had passed. While I was waiting on the phone my wife and I continued to try to get the system to accept our Bpay request. Your help staff were still unsure what was happening. Then all of a sudden the system accepted our Bpay request and the transaction was completed without a problem. We have now made addition Top Up transactions without any problems. When we finally completed the first Top Up transaction I was still on the phone to your help desk. The help desk staff said the transaction failure was related to the website. They thought the website must have been having difficulties. The problems we experienced is the reason that you only received a 4 star rating, instead of a 5 star rating. I am heading to New Zealand Saturday 27th January and I am hoping I have no trouble with my Travelex Card & transactions. I must add your help desk staff were very polite and seemingly did everything the could to rectify the problem. I also have to admit I was becoming more frustrated as I waited on the outer end of the phone. Kind Regards Michael Horne

Michael Anthony Horne

No hassle foreX

No hassle foreX Decent rates

Euan Macpherson

Travelex were very efficient and we …

Travelex were very efficient and we received our currency well before what was quoted. The cashier was very friendly and chatted with about our trip. Full marks. John & Debra.

John Lambie

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