Currency Today Helps You Find the best Turkish Lira Rates Online. Buying Lira online shouldn’t be complicated; there should be
no need to shop around for hours on end just to find the best deal.
If you’re smart enough to purchase Turkish Lira online, then you’re probably
smart enough to realise that there is a simple way to getting the best rates
online – using a comparison site. At Currencytoday.co.uk
we offer a FREE comparison service to help you procure the most up-to-date, most
competitive Turkish Lira currency rates – all tailored exactly to your requirements.
Pound to Turkish Lira Travel Money Exchange Rate Trend for the Last Month
Buying Turkish Lira You’re all but ready for your holiday. The suitcase checklist has been double
checked, you’ve written the duty free shopping list and packed enough swimwear
to last multiple lifetimes – but there’s just one thing you forgot. Lira Holiday
In this situation you’re left with just two options - neither of
which are very appealing. If you’ve got the time you could rush to the post
office, failing that you’ll have to get your Turkish lira at the airport.
Each option will end up costing you money, either through the poor exchange
rate or commissions and charges. Purchasing your Turkish Lira in advance is one
of the best ways to avoid paying commission and charges, whilst at the same time
receiving better Lira rates. You can then use the extra cash to purchase that much
Learn more about the Turkish Lira Turkish Lira bills are available in denominations of 5, 10, 50, 100 and 200
lira. Coins are available in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 25 and 50 kurus, as well
as 1 lira. Many shops will often be short on small coin denominations. So
don’t be surprised if you receive a sweet or two instead of your change.
Turkish lira is often referred to as ‘millions’, this is because at one
point old Turkish lira featured six zero’s. This was subsequently changed in
2005 when new Turkish lira was introduced to address the problem of inflation.
It’s also worth remembering that any currency you receive dated before 2008
isn’t valid. If you ever receive this as change don’t be afraid to refuse it.
Barter like a king (or queen) In Turkey you can barter for anything – even hotel rooms.
For many the idea of bartering can seem rather scary. But with a little practice
you’ll be bartering for everything. Before purchasing anything take a look
around different shops to get a good idea of basic prices.
afraid to walk away if you’re not happy with the price. Often you’ll find you
can achieve a much better price when you aren’t afraid to walk away. You may be
offered a drink, food or sweets before you make a purchase. Just because you’ve
received something for free doesn’t mean you have to make the purchase. Keep
it friendly. Deals are much easier to make when everyone involved is enjoying
However you use your lira, it’s great to know you got the
best rate deal you possibly could. That extra meal or gift you paid for is so much
better when you know you paid for it with the money you saved from receiving a
better exchange rate.
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