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Changing THB to GBP

Discussion in 'Travel' started by GanDoonToonPet, 6 Mar 2015.

  1. GanDoonToonPet

    GanDoonToonPet Thread Starter Well-Known Member

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    I going home for a couple of weeks on Monday & need to change 50k baht into sterling. Obviously it's best to change it over here & the best rate is at Super Rich but for the sake of 1000B I'd rather just change it at the airport.

    I'm worried that either the normal exchange booths at the airport don't sell foreign currencies or they won't have enough 'stock'. Please advise. :smile:
     
  2. bahn_farang

    bahn_farang Well-Known Member

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    50 k is really nothing for the booths
     
  3. ramses

    ramses Well-Known Member

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    can't say for Pound sterling, but they carry plenty of US currency
     
  4. Stamp

    Stamp Administrator Staff Member

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    Don't know about the GBP but airport booths have loads and loads of EURs in stock.
     
  5. Wangsuda

    Wangsuda Nonentity Staff Member

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    Vasu Exchange at the cornet of sukhumvit Road and sukhumvit soi 7/1 has excellent exchange rates and are nest to a BTS stop. I always go there for my foreign currency exchanges.

    Vasu Exchange Website
     
  6. ttompatz

    ttompatz Just another teacher

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    GBP is a common, convertible, reserve currency.

    The exchange booths at the airport won't even blink at amounts under 300,000k thb per transaction.

    For 1000 quid it is a non issue.

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  7. tally

    tally Active Member

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    The booths at the airport are bound to have enough stock. However the last time I checked their exchange rate was totally extortionate.
     
  8. GanDoonToonPet

    GanDoonToonPet Thread Starter Well-Known Member

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    I ended up changing it at the airport, at the Kasikorn Booth. I got 400 GBP for around 20100 THB, whatever rate that is. :smile:
     
  9. ttompatz

    ttompatz Just another teacher

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    Cost you about 7 quid in service charges/exchange spread.
    Not great but not bad; ~2% which is typical for the spread (+/-) between the buy and sell rates.

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