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We will have some US dollars which we will need to exchange to Bahts, Can you, please, point me to the place (Bank, Forex) with

best exchange rates in Chiang Mai?

thank you

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S.K. Moneychanger has the best rates in CM. I don't have the address right now, but it is googable.

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S.K. Moneychanger has the best rates in CM. I don't have the address right now, but it is googable.

Yep - can't argue with that. Their contact details are:

Sakol Shop S.K. Limited Partnership

73/8 Charoen Prathet Road

Chiang Mai 50100

Tel: 053 818118

Of the banks, Bangkok Bank (the blue one) gives the best rate, and they're everywhere, but I always take the trouble to go to S.K. now when I have large amounts to change.

You can find S.K. not too far from the night bazaar. It's on Charoen Prathet Road a stones throw away from the Guitar Man pub, pretty much opposite the Rasta(?) Bar. Basically coming from the night bazaar along Loi Khro Road, past Guitar Man on the left, where Loi Khro crosses Charoen Prathet Road turn left onto Charoen Prathet Road and it's immediately on your right.

S.K. say you get a (slightly) better rate in the morning, so it's worth going then.

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S.K. Moneychanger has the best rates in CM. I don't have the address right now, but it is googable.

Yep - can't argue with that. Their contact details are:

Sakol Shop S.K. Limited Partnership

73/8 Charoen Prathet Road

Chiang Mai 50100

Tel: 053 818118

Of the banks, Bangkok Bank (the blue one) gives the best rate, and they're everywhere, but I always take the trouble to go to S.K. now when I have large amounts to change.

You can find S.K. not too far from the night bazaar. It's on Charoen Prathet Road a stones throw away from the Guitar Man pub, pretty much opposite the Rasta(?) Bar. Basically coming from the night bazaar along Loi Khro Road, past Guitar Man on the left, where Loi Khro crosses Charoen Prathet Road turn left onto Charoen Prathet Road and it's immediately on your right.

S.K. say you get a (slightly) better rate in the morning, so it's worth going then.

Does Sakol Shop S.K. Limited Partnership also give the best rate for Euros?

Thanks...

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S.K. Moneychanger has the best rates in CM. I don't have the address right now, but it is googable.

Yep - can't argue with that. Their contact details are:

Sakol Shop S.K. Limited Partnership

73/8 Charoen Prathet Road

Chiang Mai 50100

Tel: 053 818118

Of the banks, Bangkok Bank (the blue one) gives the best rate, and they're everywhere, but I always take the trouble to go to S.K. now when I have large amounts to change.

You can find S.K. not too far from the night bazaar. It's on Charoen Prathet Road a stones throw away from the Guitar Man pub, pretty much opposite the Rasta(?) Bar. Basically coming from the night bazaar along Loi Khro Road, past Guitar Man on the left, where Loi Khro crosses Charoen Prathet Road turn left onto Charoen Prathet Road and it's immediately on your right.

S.K. say you get a (slightly) better rate in the morning, so it's worth going then.

No not oppsite, next door to the Rasta.:D

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Thank you so very much!

Do you know their business hours , we arrive on Saturday.

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Thank you so very much!

Do you know their business hours , we arrive on Saturday.

I'm afraid I don't have that to hand but I'm reliably informed that they're open Saturdays but not Sundays.

If worse comes to worst Bangkok Bank are open 7 days a week so even if SK are closed you needn't be without baht.

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Yes I was shocked by the SK money changer price difference compared to the Banks... wish I bothered many years ago. I have always been changing any reasonable sum in BKK at Super Rich... Now SK even JUST beat BKK Super Rich price. SO saves me the trip every few months.

SK Money Changer cannot beat it in CMAI. They seem to make only 1-2% between the buys and sells....banks in CMai make up to 5%. In your homeland it is a joke of probably 20% between buys and sells on many currencies. Independant money changers are the best....SK in CMai----Super Rich in BKK.

Cheers Jay :jap:

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FYI: "baht" is both singular and plural. There is no "bahts".

certainly not in my wallet anyway :(

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S.K. Moneychanger has the best rates in CM. I don't have the address right now, but it is googable.

Yep - can't argue with that. Their contact details are:

Sakol Shop S.K. Limited Partnership

73/8 Charoen Prathet Road

Chiang Mai 50100

Tel: 053 818118

Of the banks, Bangkok Bank (the blue one) gives the best rate, and they're everywhere, but I always take the trouble to go to S.K. now when I have large amounts to change.

You can find S.K. not too far from the night bazaar. It's on Charoen Prathet Road a stones throw away from the Guitar Man pub, pretty much opposite the Rasta(?) Bar. Basically coming from the night bazaar along Loi Khro Road, past Guitar Man on the left, where Loi Khro crosses Charoen Prathet Road turn left onto Charoen Prathet Road and it's immediately on your right.

S.K. say you get a (slightly) better rate in the morning, so it's worth going then.

How come...? (I am not a morning person...sad.gif)

FYI: "baht" is both singular and plural. There is no "bahts".

certainly not in my wallet anyway :(

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FYI: "baht" is both singular and plural. There is no "bahts".

certainly not in my wallet anyway :(

What about baths, see many of them? :rolleyes:

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S.K. Moneychanger has the best rates in CM. I don't have the address right now, but it is googable.

Yep definately they are the ones I use.

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S.K. Moneychanger has the best rates in CM. I don't have the address right now, but it is googable.

Yep definately they are the ones I use.

Do they have best rates for EURO also?

Thank you.

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Very informative thread, thanks to those that have participated, I had never heard of the company mentioned and I have been getting lousy rates from SCB down the years and so have all my visitors, thanks to the OP for starting it

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