Currency

  • Foreign currency changes are available at the airport and provide the same rates as in town and better rates than hotels.
  • Thai baht is divided into 100 satangs. Paper denominations consist of 1,000- (gray), 500- (purple), 100- (red), 50- (blue), and 20- (green) baht notes. Coins consist of ten-, five-, two-, one-baht disks, as well as 50- and 25-satang brass disks.

Circulating Banknotes

Coins

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1000 Baht

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10 Baht

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500 Baht

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5 Baht

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100 Baht

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1 Baht


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25 Satang

  • Major establishments readily accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Diners Club cards, expecting to be surcharged for 3-5%. Major Bangkok banks also recognize these credit cards.
  • For most updated exchange rate, please visit: Bank of Thailand