Money Matters Whilst Traveling in Thailand

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The first golden rule of traveling money is: Never rely on just one form of funds. Depending on where you're travelling, it's a good idea to take a combination of local currency and credit cards. The second golden rule is: Try to have more than you think you'll need – travelling is rarely as cheap as you think it will be. Most countries now have ATMs that dispense local currency to foreign cardholders. But if you're heading off the beaten track, be sure to … [Read more...]

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Thai Currency & Money Guide

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The Thai unit of currency is the baht with 1 baht being divided into 100 satang. Notes are in denominations of 1,000 (brown), 500 (purple), 100 (red), 50 (blue), 20 (green) and 10 (brown) baht. Coins consist of 10 baht , 5 baht, 2baht, 1 baht, 50 satang and 25 satang. Major currency bills and travellers cheques are cashed easily at hotels, tourist shops, all provincial banks, shopping centres and money changers. Travellers cheques are best changed in banks (you will … [Read more...]

Updated: December 18, 2010 by admin