How to buy Turkish Lira
The gorgeous coasts of Antalya and the historical landmarks of Istanbul are enough of a reason for you to be excited about a holiday to Turkey. Whether it’s a romantic getaway with a loved one or a family holiday with the kids, we can help cross one thing off of your pre-travel list. Buy Turkish lira online with John Lewis Finance to save yourself some time.
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Sell your leftover Turkish Lira
If you have any leftover Turkish lira after your holiday, we’ll buy back your notes and exchange them for pounds. We’ll only be able to buy back currency in-store, so pop into any John Lewis Bureau de Change with a valid form of ID and your Turkish lira banknotes.
If your trip to Turkey has been cancelled, you can return your liras for a full refund within 35 days of the purchase date. Make sure you have your original order receipt or order confirmation when you make the return. Please note returns can only be made in-store at our John Lewis Bureau de Change branches.
Frequently asked questions
Turkey is the only country that uses the Turkish lira as its official tender. If you’re planning on travelling to other countries nearby, make sure to check what their official currency is.
For online orders, you can buy between £250 to £2,500 worth of Turkish lira.
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