Cyprus Money - All The Facts
Cyprus Money. Used to be Cyprus Pounds but now the country subscribes to using the Euro as found in the rest of Europe with a couple of exception.. ie Great Britain
There are lots of ATMs in all of the main towns and tourist areas. Just put in your regular bank card and away you go, but be aware your bank may charge you for the privilige. Travellers chqs may be a better option
Usual Banking Hours
Divided into winter and summer hours
Credit Cards Information
All major credit cards are accepted at most places. Check for the sign on the shop door or in the restaurant. Hotels/accommodation usually take them all
Cyprus Currency Information
Euro (EUR symbol €) = 100 cents
Notes are in denominations of €500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5
Coins are in denominations of €2 and 1, and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents
Any Currency Restrictions?
There are no restrictions on the import or export of local or foreign currency
...amounts exceeding €10,000 or equivalent must be declared if travelling from or to a country outside the European Union
amounts over €12,500 or equivalent must be declared if travelling from or to a country within the European Union
What About Travellers Cheques?
You can cash them in all banks
In order to avoid additional exchange rate charges, travellers are advised to take traveller's cheques in Euros or Pounds Sterling
Where To Get Cyprus Money
The most popular banks you will see everywhere are:
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