What to spend your baht on:
A bottle of water
One-day adult pass on the Bangkok metro
An elephant ride in the Khao Yai National Park
A bottle of local beer
A scuba-diving course in Bangkok
Must-sees in Thailand
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Travelex offers a fantastic service already. The online service is the best, and this was also the case with the pickup in store. Great service TravelexSurveyMonkey customer review.
Easy online purchase of foreign currency and pick up facility.SurveyMonkey customer review
The process was simple and the customer service received was excellent as well.SurveyMonkey customer review
Buying with your baht
The Thai baht has been the official currency of Thailand since 1897, although it is thought to have been in circulation since as early as the 1400s. The currency originated as a unit of weight of corresponding value and coins were originally denominated by weight.
When you first arrive, make sure you have some 5 and 10 baht coins to hand so you can get the best price possible for your taxi – if they see that you don’t have anything smaller than a 50 baht note, they may try to charge you more.
Tipping isn’t really expected in Thailand, except for the service charge you often find in restaurants and hotels. In that instance, you are safe rounding up to the nearest 20 baht.
Frequently used banknotes
Baht is among the ten most used currencies in the world, and each single baht consists of 100 satang, though most Thai sellers don’t tend to trade in satang. The most commonly used banknotes are for 20 (green), 50 (blue), 100 (red), 500 (purple) and 1000 (brown) baht.
Buying Thai baht Online is Easy
Order your Thai baht online, lock in the rate and collect at your local store, at the airport before you fly or have it delivered at home.
- 1. Select your currency
Just tell us how much Thai baht you need
- 2. Choose how to get it
Collect your currency from over 2,800 locations or have it delivered to your home
- 3. Pay online
You can pay online using either BPAY, Visa or MasterCard®
**The figures provided are indicative only and are there to provide an idea of the amount of travel money you may need during your trip.
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The whole process was simple and fast.
The whole process was simple and fast.John David Hunt
Love the fact I can order foreign cash with Travelex on line to pick up locally. It’s always in quickly and pick up costs nothing, no fees! Have used several times, so easy!Elaine
Mostly smooth but Post Office still …
Mostly smooth but Post Office still slow and "clunky" too many signitures. Need to be able to have more choice with denominationsGary John Goodship
Easy, efficient and secure. The rate seemed appropriate for us.Ken McSweyn
Annoying that they introduced a $10 pickup fee at Australia Post.Leon
Great service, competative rates and picked up the cash from my local post office. Too easy thanks.Andrew John Sutton
Excellent service easy pickup from …
Excellent service easy pickup from local Post OfficePaul Webster
Very easy to place an order and exchange rates were better than those offered by the bank. i was able to collect the cash from my local post office which was also very convenient.Colin Tindale
Good exchange rate and pickup at local …
Good exchange rate and pickup at local PO went without a hitch.Philip Carter
A good way to purchase currency without …
A good way to purchase currency without waiting at a bank. The rates are so - so but that's expected with currency sellers. Easy pick up at Post Office with ID, look out for online promo vouchers when purchasing for discount.Nick Ellis
Easy to deal witb
Easy to deal witb. Great service.Brian Patrick Mounsey
It would be better if I could nominate …
It would be better if I could nominate the broard category of notes "large denomination ($100,$50), mixed or small".Ian K
Quick easy process of ordering and safe …
Quick easy process of ordering and safe delivery of moneyCathryn Anne Keogh
Simple process, no hassle but a bit of a wait for delivery to the local Post OfficeGreg
good FX rate
good FX rate, easy pickupneil