Q: What is the unit of currency in Thailand?
A: It is called the Thai Baht. After a major economic downturn 3 years ago during the Asian financial crisis the Baht has stabilized at around 40 to 1 US dollar. Making Thailand one of the best values in the world. Twice the value of a Mexico vacation for Americans. As an example a six course dinner in a 4 star hotel restaurant would cost about $15.00. Regular dinner in a regular restaurant, $7.00. Lunch in a café, $2.50
Q: What is the best way to carry money or make exchanges of currency?
A: We recommend that you carry AMEX travelers checks because you get the best exchange rate with them as opposed to cash, plus the protection against loss or theft. You can also take your ATM card as there are ATM machines throught Thailand