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What to spend your baht on:

  • A bottle of water

    9.6 THB

  • One-day adult pass on the Bangkok metro

    120 THB

  • An elephant ride in the Khao Yai National Park

    3400 THB

  • A bottle of local beer

    100 THB

  • A scuba-diving course in Bangkok

    5500 THB

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Total spending money needed:

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  • for people for
  • nights


Must-sees in Thailand

  • Bangkok
  • Home to gleaming temples and bustling streets lined with authentic street food stalls and tuk-tuks zipping through the crowds, there’s little wonder that Bangkok is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world.
  • Chiang Mai
  • Escape the crowds and enjoy the laidback lifestyle of Chiang Mai. Home to impressive sprawling landscapes and a rich historic quarter, there’s plenty of sightseeing to do.
  • Kho Tao
  • This small island is easy to get to and well worth the visit for the white sandy beaches and jungle hiking trails. There’s a thriving nightlife here too, making it the perfect spot to unwind with a cocktail.

Trust in Travelex

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.
*Rates are subject to change throughout the day.

**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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Rates good

Rates good, ordered online, very simple

Barbara Edwards

Don't make the limit in one day

I heard there is no charge fee to draw the money in overseas but it wasn't, and it's too cheep limit to draw the money in overseas. I'm so disappointed with those. Don't make limit to draw the money please.

Cathy S

Quick exchange

Easy to use site,good rates and ease of delivery.


Excellent service and competitive rate

Excellent service and competitive rate

Riten Patel

Easy to deal with,fast turn around with…

Easy to deal with,fast turn around with money.

Amanda Lee Jane Torresan

The rate was fair

The rate was fair, communications timely and clear, and the funds were available where and when we wanted them.

Keith Andrew Williamson

Nice and uncomplicated

Nice and uncomplicated

Prudence Butler

Easy provision of foreign cash

Trouble-free provision of Euro cash. And a good spread of large, medium and small size notes.

Larry Turner

Quick and Efficient Service

I use Travelex everytime as it is quick and efficient and the money gets delivered to my local post office for collection. It really is the best way for me get my travel currency. The rates are always just a little bit better than everywhere else too so that's a bonus.


Very pleasant and helpfull both by…

Very pleasant and helpfull both by phone and in person.

Marianne Pietersen

So Easy and Convenient.

Very easy to use and great communication. Better rates than the bank as well. Would definitely use again.

Helen B

Relatively easy to buy cash and better rates than the banks.…

It is relatively easy to buy cash through Travelex although I was disappointed that this time I was not able to make payment by direct transfer and had to use Bpay. Exchange rates could be a little more competitive. OFX and other foreign exchange companies give better rates.

Jean Hilary Yeats

Simple and easy way to get currency

Simple and easy way to get currency


Very Easy Honest Dealing!

Very Easy Honest Dealing!


good rate arrived on time

good rate arrived on time

Kenneth Harold Scott

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