Where to Change Money
Money changers in Bangkok are easy to find throughout the city, some are operated by banks, exchange chains, and independents. ATM machine everywhere, and banks open at convenient hours. So no worry to change money. Some ATM the maximum withdrawal is 25,000 baht. If you have a friend with a Thai bank account make a transfer and save the fees.
Notes of 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000
Coins. 1, 2, 5, 10
On The Scale of The Best
The no.1 appear to be Superrich Thailand, Green color kiosk. In the business for more than 50 years. Branches at some BTS stations, malls, and one at Suvarnabhumi airport.
Be aware that the brother of Superrich name is Superrich 1965, orange color kiosk. Similar rates. Compare few of them before deciding to change. I changed at superrich 1965 at Silom road and Gateway, Ekhamai, where I found the best rate. Please compare the rates
VASU Exchange, only one in Bangkok at BTS Nana station. Competitive rates.
You can trust SIA Money Exchange, 1091/156-7 Petchburi soi 33, New Petchburi Rd.
Hotels and stores have a lower exchange rate.
Bring some cash, 50 and 100USD/Euro notes, better rates.
ATM are everywhere.
Many ATM machines, in the major streets, BTS and MRT stations, and at major stores and shopping malls. Works with Circus, Maestro, Master Card and Visa (plus) cards.Thai ATM keypads haven’t letters, only PIN numerical. 200 baht surcharge for every withdraw, Aeon Bank 150 baht.
Always choose The option charged in local currency.
opening hours 08.30-15.30. Open on weekends in malls and some hypermarkets chains 10-30-19-30
I would say use the credit card only for emergencies. Traveler checks and debit cards are better.
If you have any questions, I will be more than happy to help you out.