Money & costs
All major credit cards are widely accepted.
The euro replaced the lira as the new national currency on 1 January 2008.
Banks are the best place to change money; they almost always offer a significantly better rate than hotels or restaurants.
It’s a good idea to round up a taxi fare or restaurant bill to leave a small tip. Shops have fixed prices; hotels and car-hire agencies offer reduced rates in the low and shoulder seasons (October to May). There's an 18% value-added tax on most consumer items.