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
Become our Syria Travel Expert
We are looking for contributors for our Syria travel guide. If you are a local, a regular traveller to Syria or a travel professional with time to contribute and answer occasional forum questions, please contact us.