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Thailand Currency
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Baht (Bht) = 100 satang.

Notes are in denominations of B1,000, 500, 100, 50, 20 and 10. Coins are in denominations of B10, 5 and 1, and 50 and 25 satang. There are also many commemorative coins that are also officially used.

Currency exchange

Banks have the best rates when exchanging foreign currencies while hotels charge high commissions. There are bureaux de change in larger towns which are normally open 8.00 am to 8.00 pm.

Credit & debit cards

MasterCard, Visa and American Express are widely accepted, while Diners Club has more limited acceptance. Check with your credit or debit card issuers for additional information about acceptability and other facilities which may be available.

ATM's can be found everywhere.

Traveller's cheques

All banks, major hotels and some shops accept traveller's cheques. It is advisable to take traveller's cheques in US Dollars, Euros or Pounds Sterling to avoid extra exchange rate charges.

Exchange rate indicators

The import and export of local currency is limited to Bt50,000 per person or Bt100,000 per family with one passport. The import and export of foreign currency is unrestricted.
 
Date Oct '07
£1.00=
65.54
$1.00=
31.93
 
Banking hours

Monday to Friday 9.30 am to 3.30 pm.