Debit, Credit Cards and ATMs in Saranda (Cash Point Machines)

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Debit and Credit Cards are not widely accepted in Albania, as such you will want to make sure you have LEK or EURO. Many restaurants, grocery stores and hotels, especially in the high season, will accept euro for payment and return LEK for change.

Here is a short list of Banks and ATMs throughout Saranda:

Banka Kombetare Tregtare (BKT)

  • Services: Bank
  • Hours: N/A
  • Location: Corner of Rruga Mitro Dhimetrika (steps) and Rruga Flamurit

Western Union (Saranda Union)

  • Services: Money Transfers, Quick Pay
  • Hours: Monday-Saturday 8:00 to 19:00, closed Sunday
  • Location: Lagjia Nr 1 Godine 1 Kateshe (Rruga Onhezmi, between Rruga Vanhjel Pandi and Rruga Telat Noga)

Alpha Bank

  • Services: Bank, ATM
  • Hours: 8:30 to 14:30
  • Location: Rruga Flamurit, between Rruga Qazim Pali and Rruga Mustafa Matohiti

Tirana Bank

  • Services: Bank, ATM
  • Hours: N/A
  • Location: Lagja Nr. 2, Rruga Skënderbeu

Tirana Bank

  • Services: ATM
  • Hours: 24h
  • Location: Rruga Mitat Hoxha (Palma Hotel, near Port)

Raiffeisen Bank

  • Services: Bank, ATM
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 08:00 to 16:30, Saturday 09:00 to 12:30, closed Sunday (Bank), 24h (ATM)
  • Location:
    • Rruga Skënderbeu, between Rruga Mitro Dhimetrika (steps) and Rruga Telat Noga
    • Corner of Rruga Jonianet and Rruga Abedin Dino
  • Exchange Rates as of November 2014


1 EURO          139.20 LEK

1 USD            112.22 LEK

1 GBP            177.68 LEK

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