Travel Guide

Syria Currency


The official currency is the Syrian pound (SYP), which is divided into 100 piastres. Before the war, there were a few ATMs in the bigger towns, but not all cards were accepted. Credit cards were not widely used, but American Express and Diners Club were the most readily accepted.

Currency Exchange Rates

SYP 100.00 = AED 1.71 AUD 0.68 CAD 0.61 EUR 0.42 NZD 0.70 GBP 0.36 USD 0.47 ZAR 6.73

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.