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Money exchange

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Money exchange

Hi guys,

I am going to Khao Lak on thursday and am staying at the Briza beach resort. I was just wondering if it's best to take aus money and exchange it over there or its better to just keep it in my bank and use there atms?


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1. Re: Money exchange

This question has been asked countless times and a forum search would have yielded a multitude of responses. The way you keep your money is up to you, but you will pretty much always get a better exchange rate by taking AUD with you and exchanging them there. It's probably good to have a mix of options, so cash, ATM cards as a backup, and credit cards for larger purchases if you so choose. Being a fairly small town, Khao Lak may be a bit short on ATMs. Right now the exchange rate you should be able to get in Thailand is 26.4 Baht for 1 Aussie Dollar.

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2. Re: Money exchange

" Being a fairly small town, Khao Lak may be a bit short on ATMs. "

Not so. There are lots of ATMs throughout Khao Lak. As well as outside the banks in the main township of Bang La On, which is 10 minutes over the mountain from Khao Lak Beach where the Briza is located, there is at least one outside the 10 Seven11 mini marts spread throughout, as well as others in various locations including in the small shopping plaza behind the Briza. There are also Money Exchange kiosks outside each of the banks in Bang La On as well as independent kiosks in various places the rates at which are usually a bit less than the banks.

See information on Money Exchange at tripadvisor.com/Travel-g293915-s601/Thailand… including the Day to Day rates for all banks at http://daytodaydata.net/

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Thankyou 😊

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