The currency unit in Poland is the złoty, it is abbreviated as zł or PLN. The Złoty is divided into smaller units called groszy, abbreviated as gr (1zł = 100 gr). The banknotes are: 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200. Coins are: 1, 2, 5zł and 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 gr.


Money can be exchanged in banks or exchange offices called “kantor”. Traveller’s checks and Eurocheques are other options. Traveller’s checks can be exchanged at the banks or major post office (where you can get up to 500 zł at once).  You can also pay by credit card in many shops and restaurants.