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ATM Machine

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ATM Machine

Hi

Going to Club Bentota in a couple of weeks. Does anyone know if there are any ATM machines in Aluthgama?

Thanks

Fredericia, Denmark
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1. Re: ATM Machine

There are plenty. Sampath Bank, Commercial Bank and Hatton National Bank ATMs accept foreign cards.

Hans

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2. Re: ATM Machine

Thanks for that. Can I exchange sterling for ruppees at these banks also?

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3. Re: ATM Machine

Yes all of them, at a much better rate than the hotels. But it takes some queueing/handling time - for cash not that much though generally, much better than for TC.

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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4. Re: ATM Machine

Thanks. This will be our third visit and previously exchanged at hotel but wont be that stupid this visit. Counting the days 19th April, cant wait.

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5. Re: ATM Machine

Not so sure about Hatton Bank changing cash. They didn't do a couple of years ago.

Hans

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6. Re: ATM Machine

Last time I found Bank of Ceylon was quick in station road, (Opposite the Police station) with new building and easy to park but did not compared the rate with other banks.

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Edited: 11:46 am, March 31, 2013
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7. Re: ATM Machine

Good addition. Yes the banks without proper ATM's (they do have ATM but own-card-only) also generally do money changing; BoC and People's Bank are almost everywhere, Seylan bank also is midsize.

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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8. Re: ATM Machine

Seylan Bank does not have a branch in Aluthgama.

Hans

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Hi Hans,

Have they closed their branch recently ? I remember couple years go they had a Branch in Aluthgama.

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10. Re: ATM Machine

I have never seen a Seylan Bank branch in Aluthgama.

Hans

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