Converting pounds to Turkish lira

Jetting off to Turkey? Whether you’re taking in the country’s rich culture in the colourful mosques of Istanbul or enjoying the beach bars of Antalya, there’s plenty to experience in this diverse country.

Before you head off on your trip you’ll need to convert your pounds to lira. Buying your currency from M&S Bank is quick and easy and we offer exclusive rates for M&S Bank cardholders. With a variety of ways to purchase Turkish lira, you can relax knowing your holiday can begin the moment you touch down in Turkey.

Why buy Turkish lira with M&S Bank?

  • Open seven days a week
  • Buy Turkish lira online and collect in store
  • We’ll buy back your Turkish lira

How to order Turkish lira

Got a little pre-holiday panic? We’re here to help you tick travel money off the to-do list, so you can concentrate on packing for your Turkish getaway.

  • Order your Turkish lira in store – You can visit one of our 120+ bureaux de change and order your lira. You’ll find them in M&S stores nationwide, and many are open late into the evening, so you can fit your trip in around your schedule.
  • Buy online and collect from a bureau – Save time and order your Turkish lira online with our Click & Collect service. Your order will be waiting for you to pick up at one of our bureaux de change – all packed and ready to go.

If you use Click & Collect, don’t forget to bring the payment card and photographic ID you used to order when you collect your travel money at one of our bureaux de change. This can be a passport, English language photocard driving licence, a UK provisional driving licence, or EU identity card.

We sell the following Turkish lira denominations (subject to availability):
5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 lira.

Turkish lira exchange rate

The lira exchange rate will change depending on when you purchase. Check the current rate here, or use our currency converter to see how many lira your pound will get you.

How to sell back Turkish lira

Didn’t spend all your currency while you were away? Instead of a last-minute splurge before your flight home, you can get your lira changed back to pounds with us, giving you more to spend on the things you need when you’re back home.

  • In store – We’ll buy back your leftover notes in any of our bureaux de change at the buy-back rate available on the day.

M&S Travel Money offers more than just Turkish lira. Before you plan your next trip, take out your travel insurance with us and find competitive exchange rates on many other currencies.

M&S Travel Insurance is underwritten by Aviva Insurance Limited.