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Wondered if anyone could adcise me on which currency would be the best to take. We are flying out to Altinkum in four days, euro is at a rubbish rate, do we take lira?

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Why would you bring euro? Yorkshire is still using the quid isn't it?Bring 20 or 30 pounds in lira to get you started and the rest in sterling and change it here as you need to.The rate is always better here than UK.Todays bank rate here at close of business was 2.16 so it's gone up slightly.Sterling,euro and US dollar are all rather shaky at the moment.

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i agree with sarikanayara,take your pounds youll have no bother changing money,every shop and restraunt will take your money happily.

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we took all english money......no probs changing....if your planning on drinking though take plenty of cash....alcohols very expensive !!

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I did not think the drinks were very expensive, but cetainly not cheap.

I also took some euros I had left from my last holiday and was able to use them as well.


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