These days 1 sterling is in the region of 6.20 Turkish Lira and 1 Euro in the region of 5.37 Turkish Lira.
Money Money Money, Rich Mans World , by Abba. Surely due to exchange rates those who posses sterling and euros do have the buying power in Turkey.
This page will be updated when there are any dramatic changes on currency exchange rates. This page was last updated on the 9’th of July 2018
You will make big loss by Exchanging your Currency in UK and Turkish Airports especially if you decide to change few hundreds sterling or euros.
Most travel agents and the post office in the UK / EU will tell you they have great exchange rates,that is not true.
You can shop with your own currency and if you in need of exchanging you will get better rate in Sarigerme Village as well as in the surrounding area such as Ortaca , Dalaman and Fethiye.
There are no Currency Exchange Office in Sarigerme, however most shops will be more then happy to exchange your currency in to Turkish Lira, especially Jewellery shops and Travel agencies in Sarigerme will give you a good exchange rate without charging you commission.
Try to not bring fifty sterling banknotes with you as you may find it difficult to exchange as shops look at these banknotes suspicious.
You can use Euro -English Pounds -Dollar without any problem.
Dolar and Russian Tourists
Russians are well known with their 100 Dolar Banknotes , even if they wish to spend only a dolar or so they draw a 100 Dolar banknotes from their pockets and expect the change in Dolar too,this puts people off doing business with russian clients. Please bring some smaller banknotes with you which this will make your life easier as well as the shopkeepers.
CASH MACHINE, ATM
There are 4 Cash Machines in Sarigerme ,these ATM’s belong to Akbank, Garanti Bank, Deniz Bank and Is Bank
Cash Machines in Sarigerme are located at the entrance of the Village,next to the Taxi stand
If they are temporarly out of order, it is not the end of the World, you can go to Towns of Dalaman or Ortaca, be aware that your bank may charge you for each transaction %2,75 or more.