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What currency that money changer accept?

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Melaka, Malaysia
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What currency that money changer accept?

Do they accept Singapore Dollar or Malaysian Ringgit?

Vientiane
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1. Re: What currency that money changer accept?

No. You will need USD, Baht, Euro, GBP or Australian dollars.

sydney
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2. Re: What currency that money changer accept?

why not just bring an ATM card - the machines dispense Kip ... make sure to notify your bank of your travel plans so it is not blocked by their fraud department.

Melaka, Malaysia
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3. Re: What currency that money changer accept?

Oh... too bad. Need to convert money twice:(

Melaka, Malaysia
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4. Re: What currency that money changer accept?

Sure that the ATM can accept my card? How can i check about that? thanks for the help:)

Vientiane, Laos
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5. Re: What currency that money changer accept?

check to see if you have the "Plus" or "Cirrus" symbol on the back of your card - most do. If it does then it will work in Lao international ATMs

Edited: 11:11 pm, March 27, 2013
Newcastle, Australia
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6. Re: What currency that money changer accept?

Is it best to travel with USD or have some local currency on hand?

Vientiane
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7. Re: What currency that money changer accept?

If you bother to read the myriad of posts on this topic, you will learn that AUD can be exchanged for Kip pretty much anywhere.

Melaka, Malaysia
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8. Re: What currency that money changer accept?

Thanks you everyone! in the end i exchange baht and USD and find USD is more useful:)

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9. Re: What currency that money changer accept?

Hallo.

I read your reply about GPB -UK being accepted in Laos.

Is the currency a controlled one that I cannot get outside Laos?

If so I am only there for 2 days during the week. Do I get the best rate at the airport or where?

Regards.

Chris.

Melaka, Malaysia
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10. Re: What currency that money changer accept?

U get the best rate at the airport. Ya you cant get kips outside the country. Basically just equipe yourself with 3 currency, thai bath, and usd and kips. Sometime the offer will be better in usd, sometime in thai baht, and sometime in kips. From my experience, hotel deal best in usd while normal goods is good on kips. Basically all 3 currency are accepted on mosy hotel.