Turkey’s Currency – Turkish Lira

Turkey’s Currency – Turkish Lira

Turkish Lira - banknotes
Turkish Lira – banknotes

The currency of Turkey is Turkish Lira (TL). And for the small decimals Turkey will use Kurus (KR) same as Cents and they will be all in coins. 1 Lira =100 Kurus. Currency can be exchanged at airports, banks, and exchange booths – of which there are many. Banks open mainly Monday to Friday from 8.30 to 12.00pm and 1.30pm to 5.00pm. Most bank branches have ATMs which accept Cirrus and Plus and an ATM’s can also be found at the airport. Major credit cards are widely accepted. Travellers cheques can be exchanged at banks and hotels. US$ or Euros are preferred. Post Offices in the larger towns will sometimes change currency and travellers cheques for a much lower commission than banks.

Exchange rate of Turkish Lira

Turkish lira coins - kuruş
Turkish lira coins – kuruş

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