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Offline Rayza

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Exchange Rate - Banks
« on: August 17, 2015, 07:44:08 AM »
Does anyone know what bank offers the best exchange rate for non account holders?. Any info much appreciated.



Offline davybill

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Re: Exchange Rate - Banks
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2015, 08:21:45 AM »
I think most people use Seker Bank. but take your passport with you.

Offline JohnF

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Re: Exchange Rate - Banks
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2015, 08:36:10 AM »
Generally speaking, the difference in rates between the Döviz and the banks is a kuruş or two at most (one way or the other).  Unless you're changing a (very) large sum, I've don't see the point to queuing up in a bank to save the equivalent of a cup of çay.

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Offline Jacqui Harvey

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« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2015, 09:05:27 AM »
We have noted that sometimes the Change Shops in Fethiye give just as good a rate as the Banks.
No way would I go into a Bank nowadays to change money.  The queues and hassle are far to great.
We try to avoid Banks at all costs.
Unfortunately, our Bank, the Ing have, for some reason, not paid our Standing Order for the Electric, which means it has been cut off.  We are now faced with going into the Bank next month and are dreading it.
Who wants to stand for an hour in a queue ??

Offline Rayza

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« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2015, 11:50:48 AM »
Jacqui. Why not ask Ing to pay the reconnection charge as they are at fault? Good luck.

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Re: Exchange Rate - Banks
« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2015, 13:57:26 PM »
I have never waited longer than 10 minutes in Seker Bank to change money and the difference between them and Dikmen  Change office this morning was 9 Kurus per Pound. If , like many of us here,  you get your pensions paid into an English account  and draw it out in Sterling, changing at a bank gives quite a bit of difference to your sum. Worth the small wait in my opinion.
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Offline Jacqui Harvey

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« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2015, 18:02:53 PM »
We would like to change from the Ing Bank, but cannot face the hassle it would cause.  We try to keep away from the Ing as much as possible as we hate the place and are sorry we every changed to them.
I think there would be little chance of them recompensing us in any way for our electricity being cut off. 

Offline Colwyn

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« Reply #7 on: August 17, 2015, 18:34:30 PM »
How about the PTT to exchange money? I have no idea since I use zero/zero plastic at ATMs but I have read people recommending the rates (if not necessarily the service).

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Re: Exchange Rate - Banks
« Reply #8 on: August 17, 2015, 23:21:38 PM »
exchange rate in calis tonight. 4.35

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Re: Exchange Rate - Banks
« Reply #9 on: August 18, 2015, 08:33:46 AM »
Exchange rates in Fethiye this morning

Colin the Change Man 4.35
Dikmen Change Office 4.37
Seker Bank                 4.45




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