Currency and Currency Exchange
The Thai unit of currency is the Baht 1 Baht is divided into 100 satang. Note are in denominations of 1,000 (brown), 500 (purple), 100 (red), 50 (blue), 20 (green) and 10 (brown) Baht. Coins consist of 25 satang, 50 satang, 1 Baht, 5 Baht and 10 Baht.
Major currency bills and travellers cheques are cashed easily at hotels, tourist shops, all provincial banks, shopping centres and money changers. Travellers cheques are best changed in banks (you will need your passport). Rates of exchange at banks or authorized money changers are better than those at hotels and department stores.
Any amount of foreign currency may be brought into the country. Visitors may take
foreign currency out of Thailand, but no more than the amount stated in the customs declaration made on arrival. Travellers leaving Thailand may take out no more than 50,000 Baht per person in Thai currency.
Paper Baht comes in denominations of 10 (brown), 20 (green), 50 (blue), 100 (red), 500 (purple) and 1000 (beige).
There are 100 satang in one Baht; coins include 25-satang and 50-satang pieces and Baht in denominations of 1, 2, 5 and 10. Thai Baht is in denominations of:
Thai Baht is in denominations of:
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