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  • Flo76

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    14th June, 2008
    Posts: 5

    I heard most trading is done in US dollars in Cambodia. If this is so, what's best to take, US dollars or travelers cheques in US dollars?

    #1 Posted: 6/9/2008 - 13:49

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  • Lother

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    12th May, 2006
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    As ATMs are now widely available in the bigger towns, a combination of some cash and a suitable credit/debit card is the best in my opinion. The ATMs dispense dollars.

    #2 Posted: 6/9/2008 - 15:07

  • Layabout

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    17th March, 2008
    Posts: 27

    US Dollars and credit card are all you need you will lose too much changing travellers cheques and as Lother has said there are ATM's around that dispense US$

    #3 Posted: 19/9/2008 - 17:55

  • wheeladvent-

    Joined Travelfish
    26th September, 2008
    Posts: 6

    in siem reap, there are plenty of atms, esp in the old market area. us dollars were the only things exchanged when i was in siem reap. i received cambodian reels only when the change was small (i believe under a dollar).

    #4 Posted: 27/9/2008 - 00:55

  • lovelygh

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    24th September, 2008
    Posts: 10

    Definitely dollars, traveller cheques takes about 2% commission, but i think credit card costs even more...

    #5 Posted: 27/9/2008 - 11:21

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