Albanian Currency

Travelling to Albania and wants to know the name of the Albanian money unit or just want to know how much is $100 US dollars in Albanian currency?

Use the links on this page to learn more about the local currency in Albania, currency symbol, notes and more.


Albanian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Albania Money

  • The official money used in Albania is Lek.

  • The currency symbol of the Albanian money is L.

  • The Albanian currency code is ALL.

  • The Lek Notes: The Albanian currency notes are made up of 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000 lekë.

  • The Lek Coins: 1 Lek is made up of 100 Qindarkas. Albanian Qindarka Coins go from 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 lekë.

What is the best currency to use in Albania? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Albanian money and use the local Lek as it is accepted everywhere in Albania. US dollars and other major currencies like British Pound or Japanese Yen are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Can I use my credit cards in Albania? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within Albania (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - hence check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Lek to US Dollars?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most days by the minute.

Therefore it's important to check the latest money exchange rate for US Dollar to Albanian Lek before purchasing the Lek you need for your next trip at American Dollar to Lek Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Lek to British Pound?

Foreign exchange rates are always changing and in most days by the minute.

Therefore it's important to check out the latest currency exchange rate for British Pound to Albanian Lek before purchasing the Lek you require for your up coming trip from British Pound to Lek Exchange Rate Today.