Foreign Exchange Syria, Currency Exchange Services
Foreign exchange Syria, if you need to transfer funds into the Syrian pound, maybe for a business transfer or, if you send money to Syria on a regular basis, you should use a foreign exchange broker to save money on transaction costs.
Foreign Exchange Brokers - Syrian Pound
If you need to exchange a larger amount of money into the Syrian pound then you should consider using the services of a professional money transfer provider as they will be able to beat most, if not all high street bank foreign exchange rates.
Currency Overview - Syria
The official currency of Syria is the Syrian pound, SYP. If you are looking to make a large currency transaction intoSyrian pounds, then you should use a foreign exchange broker to make the transfer as you will save typically between 3 to 5 percent over high street bank rates. See the best foreign exchange service providers here: Exchange Brokers
Accessing Local Syrian Currency
Visa, MasterCard and American Express cards are accepted in Syria's more densly populated areas, where ATM's are available. In smaller, or rural areas, you may find it difficult to locate an ATM although you will be able to exchange currency for Syrian pounds at a local bank or specialist foreign exchange offices.
Recommended Foreign Exchange Options for Travelers to Syria
Transferring Larger Amounts to Syrian Currency
Specialist Foreign Exchange Brokers
Sending Money to a Person in Syria
The best way to send money to a person in Syria would be to use the money transfer service of Western Union.
Great for smaller money transfers to and from Syria (typically under £1000 per transaction) you can now send money online using Western Union's services.
There are more than 485,000 Western Union ® locations for cash pick-up around the world with no fees or commission to pay for the receiver. Western Union
Western Union offer a low cost and secure alternative to banks and traditional foreign exchange companies and are one of the biggest money transfer providers in the world.