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$Aus or $US to take to Phuket

Perth, Australia
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$Aus or $US to take to Phuket

My husband and I will be going to Phuket in June and with the $Aus being so good we are wondering if we are better off taking Australian or US currency. Thanks in advance.

Bangkok, Thailand
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1. Re: $Aus or $US to take to Phuket

Always your own currency - if you take US$ you'll be changing money twice and losing something each time. There is no point to doing that.

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2. Re: $Aus or $US to take to Phuket

Agree with bbtony - take AUD it will work out in your favour.

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3. Re: $Aus or $US to take to Phuket

Hi, the $A is worth more than $US. Easy to change money over once you are there. Money exchange booths everywhere

Cheers

Viv

Perth, Australia
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4. Re: $Aus or $US to take to Phuket

yes agree with others no point changing to USD here, take your AUD good rates in Phuket and no charge for changing cash

if you need a small amount to start with for a taxi or something, change it at the airport in Phuket, or if you do change a small amount here go to Flightcentre money exchange they have no charge or commission but you will only get about 28 bhat to $ compared to about 31/32 in Phuket at the moment

look at FAQ's >>>> right hand side on currency exchange

Perth, Australia
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5. Re: $Aus or $US to take to Phuket

Thanks everyone for the advice. Much appreciated

Bangkok
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6. Re: $Aus or $US to take to Phuket

Yes just bring AUD

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