What is the best currency to bring to Thailand?
You should bring at least 10,000 Thai baht and some of your home currency as you can get better exchange rates in Thailand. In Thailand, there is an ATM fee of 220 Thai baht ($7) when you make withdrawals from an ATM in Thailand. ATM should be used only in emergencies.
Should I exchange money before I travel to Thailand?
Airport rates are lower, don’t exchange all your cash at the airport. You will get a better exchange rate in Thailand than in your home country, almost without exception. Travellers’ cheques do give you a better rate in Thailand than cash and they’re easy to exchange, but these days they’re rarely used.
Is USD accepted in Thailand?
Do they accept US dollars in Thailand? Yes, you can US Dollars in Thailand. As we have explained above, it will be cheaper for you to buy USD instead of Thai Baht.
How cheap is Thailand?
If you’re backpacking Thailand, plan to budget between 825–1150 BHT ($25–35 USD) per day. This range will get you your own room (fan only) with a shared bathroom (or a dorm room on the lower end), food from the street stalls, a couple of drinks per day, a few tours here and there, and local transportation.
Can I use my Visa debit card in Thailand?
Yes you’ll be able to use your debit card, and like the above poster says make sure you inform your bank before you leave. I would also suggest you check their charges too, as some banks apply heavy fees for foreign transactions. Also remember there is a 150 baht atm fee issued also.
Is 1000 baht a lot in Thailand?
Is 1000 baht a lot? Yes 1000 baht/day is a decent minimum budget, allowing you stay in single rooms (dorms/hostels are rare) or double/triple-up with fellow travellers, eat well (seek out what locals eat) and splash out for a couple beers.
What can a dollar buy in Thailand?
Thailand: What a Dollar Can Buy You
- Four liters of drinking water (1 gallon), or 1.5 liters of sparkling water.
- One hour of talking time on your cell phone within Thailand using the 1-2-Call SIM card. …
- Local English-language newspaper such as the Bangkok Post (compare that to the Times of India for $0.06)