Jan 30, 2018• by Clem

Exchanging money without getting ripped-off

A Currency Exchange, or "CE" is a business that makes a living by buying and selling currencies with a margin. It is a paying service exactly like any other. Some CE offer fair rates while others...

Mar 22, 2018• by Clem

Exchange your Lao kip before leaving Laos

The currency in Laos is the Lao kip (code LAK). It is very hard to exchange it outside of Laos, and if by miracle you find a place willing to do so, the exchange rate will likely be very bad. Another...

May 24, 2018• by Clem

Exchanging Lao kip in Chiang Mai Thailand

Lao kip are hard to exchange outside Laos. But if you happen to be in Chiang Mai, there is a currency exchange that accepts LAK (Lao kip). The exchange rate is not the best, but it's better...

Jun 8, 2018• by cuban-adventures

What currency is best to take to Cuba

Most foreign credit cards do not work in Cuba, so tourists generally take cash with them on their visit, at least as a back-up plan if they lose their card, or if it ends up not working. The best...

Jun 13, 2018• by Casa Las Tres Naranjas

Money in Cuba

Since we have received many questions about the Cuban money situation in our guest house, we would like to share information about the two existing currencies, how to easily change money and how to...

Jul 30, 2018• by vijay

Currency of India

The National Currency of India is the Indian Rupee, which is available in denominations of 1, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 2000. There are coins for 1, 2, 5 and 10. Banking in India has become...

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