Frequent question: Can I still use old Thai banknotes?

If the old Thai Baht (BHT) banknotes in your drawer are of Series 15 (Type 2), 16 or 17, congratulations! Your Bahts are still accepted and are in circulation in Thailand.

What is the best currency to use in Thailand?

Thai baht is your best bet. Purchase when you arrive into Thailand for a better rate. The baht is the only currency you an use here. Don not change you GBP into any other currency, just change them into baht when you arrive.

Should I exchange money before I travel to Thailand?

Yes, you should exchange money before visiting Thailand. The amount depends really on your budget and the length of your visit. A trip to Thailand can be expensive enough without the additional costs of exchanging money.

How much cash should I carry to Thailand?

Thai Law requires tourists to arrive with a minimum of 10,000 Baht (~300USD) per person or 20,000 Baht per family (~600USD).

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.

How much is $1 US in Thailand?

Convert US Dollar to Thai Baht

USD THB
1 USD 33.3678 THB
5 USD 166.839 THB
10 USD 333.678 THB
25 USD 834.196 THB
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Is Thailand cheaper than India?

India is, by quite some margin, cheaper than Thailand in every aspect – except from alcohol. … Local activities, food, travel and accommodation are all significantly cheaper in India. Hostels in India average around 5-8 USD a night per room. Hostels in Thai cities such as Phuket or Bangkok will not be as cheap.

Is the Thai baht a floating currency?

The Thai Baht (THB) is the official currency of the Kingdom of Thailand. … The Baht used to be pegged to the U.S. dollar but has been floating since 1997, but with a value fluctuating around $0.03 per Baht.

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