Albanian Currency

Travelling to Albania and needs to know the name of the Albanian money unit or just want to know what is the exchange rate for $1000 American dollars in Albanian currency?

Use the links on this page to understand 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. American dollars and other major currencies like Stirling Pound or Swiss Franc 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 minute by minute.

It’s important to ask for the the today's currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Albanian Lek before ordering the Lek you need for your next trip at American Dollar to Lek Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Lek to Stirling Pound?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are often changing and in most cases by the minute.

It’s important to check the current money exchange rate for British Pound to Albanian Lek before buying the Lek you require for your up coming trip at British Pound to Lek Exchange Rate Today.