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Changing travellers cheques in Bang Niang

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Changing travellers cheques in Bang Niang

Hi,

We're off to Khao Lak in a few weeks and just trying to figure out our changing money options. We'll be staying at La Flora and I was wondering if there's anywhere in that area where we can change travellers cheques? Or would it be better to echange them at the airport first?

Any advice greatly appreciated.

Cheers

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1. Re: Changing travellers cheques in Bang Niang

There is only 1 bank in Bang Niang, the TMB on the highway same side and near the Police Boat. Best place to go is down the road into Bang la On where there are branches of all the main banks. So you could cash 1 cheque at the airport on arrival and then others as and when you go into Bang La On.

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2. Re: Changing travellers cheques in Bang Niang

That sounds like a good plan!

Thanks for the reply.

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3. Re: Changing travellers cheques in Bang Niang

Will this bank be ok to exchange cash at or should we go into bang la on. Is there anywhere on the way from the airport to exchange money at. We will be with Boss.

Leaving on Tuesday night so will be there on Wed morning. Can't wait!

Linda

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4. Re: Changing travellers cheques in Bang Niang

TMB Bank offers lowest rate of exchange. The banks in Bang La On are open from 10am to 8pm and I'm sure your driver will call at one, Kasikorn is usually favourite as it is on the right (correct) side of the road with good parking in front. It's also near to the Nang Thong supermarket on one side and a mini-mart on the other for any "essential supplies".

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5. Re: Changing travellers cheques in Bang Niang

Thamks. Is Bangl La On on the way. Looking at the map I thought we would stop at the Ramada before going there.

Linda

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6. Re: Changing travellers cheques in Bang Niang

If you are coming north from Phuket Airport, Bang La On is the first township you reach when you cross over the mountain. Bang Niang and the Ramada is about 10 minutes from there. If you are coming south, say from Khao Sok, then you reach Bang Niang first.

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7. Re: Changing travellers cheques in Bang Niang

Excellent. Thanks for that. We will get him to stop on the way. It is pouring rain and freezing here. Can't wait to escape!

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