Delivering round-the-clock foreign exchange services in major Turkish airports, Travelex was established in 2000 under the title Artı Döviz, as a partnership between Tepe-Akfen-Sera. In May 2014, Travelex acquired a 75% stake in Artı Döviz. Travelex is the world’s leading company in foreign exchange services.
Headquartered in London, Travelex has a 140-year heritage in foreign currency, pioneering the travellers’ cheques of the past and the digital payments of the future. With a presence in over 70 countries, and over 1,200 stores at both on-airport and off-airport locations around the world, Travelex has distilled its expertise and experience into a platform that reinvents physical and digital cross-border money movement globally to ensure its clients remain one step ahead of the competition. The platform provides financial institutions with a trusted, efficient and accurate international money transfer service, plus secure and reliable banknote delivery of both major and exotic currencies.
Operations in Turkey
Travelex has operations at Turkey’s Ankara Esenboğa, İzmir Adnan Menderes, Antalya, Alanya Gazipaşa Airports and Kuşadası Cruise Port. Currently, Akfen Infrastructure has a 10% stake in the company.