Libya Currency


The official currency is the Dinar (LYD), which is divided into 1,000 dirhams. Credit cards have very limited acceptance (usually only in five-star hotels) and travellers cheques are not accepted, therefore it is advised to carry cash. ATMs are unreliable, though available in Tripoli. Banks are usually closed on Thursdays and Fridays. Currency can be exchanged at the airport or any bank in Tripoli.

Currency Exchange Rates

Libya LYD 1 LYD 5 LYD 10 LYD 100 LYD 1,000
Australia AUD 1.02 AUD 5.11 AUD 10.22 AUD 102.20 AUD 1,021.97
Canada CAD 1.01 CAD 5.05 CAD 10.10 CAD 101.03 CAD 1,010.34
Ireland EUR 0.66 EUR 3.28 EUR 6.57 EUR 65.68 EUR 656.85
New Zealand NZD 1.09 NZD 5.45 NZD 10.90 NZD 109.02 NZD 1,090.16
South Africa ZAR 11.96 ZAR 59.82 ZAR 119.64 ZAR 1,196.38 ZAR 11,963.84
United Kingdom GBP 0.49 GBP 2.46 GBP 4.93 GBP 49.25 GBP 492.51
United States of America USD 0.71 USD 3.57 USD 7.13 USD 71.33 USD 713.27

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

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