Another question.. I am traveling to thailand from Canada ..should I wait till I get to thailand to buy some bahts..as maybe it would be cheaper..or would it be recomended to buy most of it in Canada?
#1 pjohny41 has been a member since 29/10/2006. Posts: 3
I'd buy it in Thailand. I can't speak for Canada, but in the case of Australia, the rate for buying Baht is always better in Thailand -- partly because Thai banks don't have the murderous spread Australian banks have.
#2 somtam2000 has been a member since 21/1/2004. Location: Indonesia. Posts: 7,770
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as a general rule you are always better off buying the local currency in the local country, particularly if you are using a major world currency. you'll get better rates and your change won't mysteriously disappear because they only have large bills available. regards.
best bet is: always buy at the airport,when arriving. you hardly get a better deal!
#4 wolfman has been a member since 31/5/2006. Posts: 80