Lari (GEL)

Daily Costs

  • Budget accommodation per person 25 GEL
  • Two-course meal 15–20 GEL
  • Museum 3 GEL
  • Beer per bottle 2–3GEL
  • 100km marshrutka ride 8 GEL


  • Tbilisi is full of ATMs issuing lari on MasterCard, Visa, Cirrus and Maestro cards.
  • Plenty of exchange offices (including at every metro station and the main bus stations and train station) provide lari in exchange for cash euros, US dollars and often roubles, sterling, Turkish lira, Armenian drams or Azerbaijani manat.