How to exchange and withdraw Thai Bahts in Thailand? (ATM, cards, fees, currency exchanges)


When you visit Thailand you’ll need to
get their local money – Thailand Bahts. There are two ways to get
Thailand bahts: one is from currency exchanges with cash (dollars, euros, pounds or any other), second is from bank ATMs with your credit or debit card. Just
don’t exchange Bahts in your country it’ll be more expensive than in Thailand.
You will see many currency exchanges with different rates and minimal fees in
Thailand, depending on where you are, don’t be lazy and check three or four
currency exchanges, because there might be huge differences between the exchange rates and fees they’re offering. Just don’t forget to check and find best
currency exchange – you might save a lot of money. To withdraw money from your
credit card in Thailand might be expensive. When you withdraw money from ATM in Thailand with your foreign credit card, depending on your credit card, you
might pay a fee from three parts: 1) fixed fee: 150 to 220 Thailand bahts
(approximately 5-7 US dollars) per operation for local bank. Also, the
maximum amount you’ll be able to withdraw in one time is between 20-35k bahts (approximately 650 to 1200 US dollars) depending on bank. 2) 2-5% for exchange from the
amount you withdraw 3) fixed fee from your card’s bank could reach 1-10 US dollars per operation, depending on country and bank. Huge, right? So, before
you go to Thailand, check the fees of your card you have. By the way, we’ve
tested plenty of different ATMs in Thailand in 2019 summer and the only one ATM left with 150 baht fee per withdrawal operation is AEON ATM. Other ATMs
will charge 220 bahts or more fee per operation. Our tips for
you when you’re in Thailand: 1) For daily goods in shopping centers you can pay with your credit or debit card 2) For cash is better to exchange in currency exchanges, just find the best currency exchange first 3) Withdraw from ATMs only when you need more money or you don’t have US dollars or other foreign currency with you. Currexy.com – everything about
currencies

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