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Money & Duty Free

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Currency

Baht:  THB with symbol : ฿
Notes denominations ( ฿): 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1000
Coin denominations ( ฿): 1, 2, 5, 10
Coin denominations (satang): 1, 5, 10, 25, 50
1 ฿ = 100 satang

Credit cards

MasterCard, American Express, Visa are widely accepted in hotels, shops and restaurants.  It is advisable to have more smaller US dollar notes for easy spending as locals prefer dollars.

ATM

ATMs are available in many places cities and accept cards from overseas banks such as MasterCard, Visa, Cirrus, Plus, Maestro.

Travellers cheques

widely accepted. In US dollars, Pound Sterling or in Euro.

Banking hours

Mon to Fri: 0830-1530

Tipping

Restaurant –  10% of the bill
Tour Guide – 10 to 20 USD per day
Hotel –  10 -20 Baht
Taxi Driver – No tipping expected.
Spas – 10% of the bill