Buy Bulgarian Lev (BGN)

Order from us to get a great Pound to Bulgarian Lev exchange rate with 0% commission. Choose Click & Collect for local collection or Home Delivery. Alternatively, you can order currency in-store.

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Order from us to get a great Pound to Bulgarian Lev exchange rate with 0% commission. Choose Click & Collect for local collection or Home Delivery. Alternatively, you can order currency in-store.

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How to buy Bulgarian Lev?

1. Click & Collect

Secure our best BGN exchange rate online, collect & pay in-store

2. Home Delivery

Get your Bulgarian Lev delivered to your door. We offer free delivery on order over £800.

3. In store

Order your currency over the counter from your nearest store or agent.

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We want you to get the most from your foreign exchange, so we don’t charge commission and there are no hidden fees.

Why buy Bulgarian Lev from us?

Click & Collect: Secure our best rate online & pay on collection

Pre-order Bulgarian lev for local collection with our Click & Collect service and secure our very best GBP to BGN exchange rate. We’ll notify you by email when your Click & Collect order is ready. Then simply complete the exchange in-store. Our exchange rate guarantee means your order will be held in-store at your pre-secured rate for two business days after the date of this notification.

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Home Delivery: Free delivery on all orders over £800

We can deliver Bulgarian Leva directly to your home address. For orders of £800 or over, delivery is free, or for orders under £799.99 there is a small delivery charge of £6.95.

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In-store: Order Bulgarian currency over the counter

We have an extensive UK network of stores and agents, ready to help you with your currency exchange needs. We’re happy to take currency orders over the counter.

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Click & Sell: Sell foreign currency back to us

Leftover currency? Sell your Bulgarian Lev banknotes back to us. Simply secure your BGN to GBP rate online with our Click & Sell service, and then complete the exchange in-store.

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Bulgaria currency Information

Currency Name:Bulgarian Lev (plural: Bulgarian Leva)
Currency Code:BGN
Currency Symbol:лв
Banknotes:1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 Leva
Lev Coins:1 and 2 Leva
Stotinki coins:1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 Stotinki

The national currency of Bulgaria since 1881, the lev is made up of 100 stotinki coins. Bulgaria gained EU membership in 2007 but it has not joined Eurozone. The Lev is currently pegged to the euro, the exchange rate is fixed at 1 EUR = 1.95 BGN. Bulgaria is committed in time to adopting the euro as its currency.

Typical prices in Bulgaria

3 course meal for two (mid-range restaurant)70.00 лв
Pint of domestic beer3.00 лв
McDonalds combo meal12.00 лв
Cappuccino3.11 лв

Average prices, Data source: Numbeo Cost of Living in Bulgaria, Date: January 2023

Typical prices in Sofia

Since Sofia is the capital city of Bulgaria, prices are a little higher here when compared with the rest of the country.

3 course meal for two (mid-range restaurant)85.00 лв
Pint of domestic beer4.00 лв
McDonalds combo meal12.00 лв
Cappuccino4.06 лв

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Need to Send Bulgarian Lev?

You can send money to Bulgaria from the UK with Western Union in our own stores. Simply visit us in-store Western Union services at a No1 Currency, CEC or Thomas Exchange Global store near you.

For GBP to BGN bank transfers for amounts £10,000 or more get a bank-beating transfer quote online from Fexco.


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