Buy Thai Baht

Heading to Thailand? Buy Thai Baht before jetting off to make the most of your Asian adventure

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In light of the current circumstances we are currently offering the following online currency services:

  • Online ordering for home delivery (please note Royal Mail collection times are no longer guaranteed for next day)
  • Online ordering for in-store collection at over 200 customer service desks in Tesco stores around the UK

All of our in-store travel money bureaux are now temporarily closed. We apologise for any inconvenience.

    Exchange rates may change throughout the day and will vary depending on whether you are buying Thai Baht in store, online or over the phone.

      Why choose Tesco Bank Travel Money

      • Over 360 in-store travel money bureaux open seven days a week.
      • Free home delivery when you spend £500 or more online.
      • Free Click and Collect from our in-store bureaux and over 200 customer service desks.
      • The choice to buy currency and prepaid travel money cards from our in-store travel money bureaux.

        Buy your Thai Baht online and collect it from over 560 Tesco stores

        Going to Thailand? Collect Thai Baht from your chosen Tesco store before you leave.

        If you’re going to Thailand, you can buy Thai Baht with Click & Collect and pick it up when you do your weekly shop.

        Simply place your order online, and collect your Thai currency from a Tesco Travel Money bureau or selected customer service desks. You can select a date to collect your currency when you place your order.

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            How far could your Thai Baht go?

            Bangkok

            Bangkok

            • Mid-range three-course meal for two: 821.62฿
            • Cappuccino: 70.47฿
            • 0.5 litre of beer: 66.62฿
            • Soft drink: 17.65฿
            • Loaf of fresh white bread (500g): 42.69฿
            • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 35.00฿
            • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 35.00฿
            • One-way ticket on local transport: 33.00฿
            • Litre of petrol: 25.43฿

            Information sourced from Numbeo.com, March 2021.

              Krabi

              Krabi

              • Mid-range three-course meal for two: 700.00฿
              • Cappuccino: 61.25฿
              • 0.5 litre of beer: 100.00฿
              • Soft drink: 26.40฿
              • Loaf of fresh white bread (500g): 40.00฿
              • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 100.00฿
              • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 20.00฿
              • One-way ticket on local transport: 20.00฿
              • Litre of petrol: 30.00฿

              Information sourced from Numbeo.com, March 2021.

                Chiang Mai

                Chiang Mai

                • Mid-range three-course meal for two: 600.00฿
                • Cappuccino: 60.55฿
                • 0.5 litre of beer: 80.00฿
                • Soft drink: 21.81฿
                • Loaf of fresh white bread (500g): 44.46฿
                • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 80.00฿
                • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 12.50฿
                • One-way ticket on local transport: 30.00฿
                • Litre of petrol: 29.24฿

                Information sourced from Numbeo.com, March 2021.

                  Phuket

                  Phuket

                  • Mid-range three-course meal for two: 700.00฿
                  • Cappuccino: 83.89฿
                  • 0.5 litre of beer: 100.00฿
                  • Soft drink: 26.80฿
                  • Loaf of fresh white bread (500g): 52.33฿
                  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 42.50฿
                  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 35.00฿
                  • One-way ticket on local transport: 35.00฿
                  • Litre of petrol: 31.10฿

                  Information sourced from Numbeo.com, March 2021.

                    Buy before you fly

                    Benefits of planning ahead

                    Buying your Thai Baht in advance means you’ll be able to pay for transport – including tips for taxi drivers – and food and drink easily, as soon as you arrive.

                    Taking Thai Baht with you means you can relax and focus on enjoying your holiday without having to worry about finding a cash machine. It’s also important to remember that ATMs in Thailand may charge you a fee if you withdraw Thai Baht when you are there.

                    Exchange rates can fluctuate. When you buy your currency in advance, it means you can be sure of what rate you are getting. If you withdraw cash while you are away, you may not get the same exchange rate.

                      Get your currency when it’s convenient for you

                      Use Click & Collect and arrange to pick up your Thai Baht as part of your weekly shop, either from a Tesco Travel Money bureau or selected customer service desks. Or, you could try our home delivery service – free on all online orders of £500 or over.

                      Exchange rates can change throughout the day and will vary depending on whether you are buying in store, online or over the phone.

                        Handy information about Thai Baht (THB)

                        Thai Baht fast facts

                        • Cash machines in Thailand charge per transaction, not including your home bank’s fee for international cash withdrawals, so it’s worth checking the cost before you use them.
                        • 1, 5 and 10 Satang are rarely seen in circulation and many small shops do not accept them.

                        Currency denominations

                        Thai Baht Satang: 1 Satang, 5 Satang, 10 Satang, 25 Satang, 50 Satang

                        Thai Baht: 1฿, 2฿, 5฿, 10฿, 20฿, 50฿, 100฿, 500฿, 1000฿

                        Remember, you can exchange any leftover Baht notes when you arrive home, although you might not be able to exchange smaller Baht denominations and Satang coins.

                        If you’ve got any Thai Baht left over after your trip, you can exchange notes of 20฿ or more at Tesco Travel Money bureaux. When purchasing Baht, remember that we only sell denominations of 100฿ or more.

                          Looking for a different currency?

                          We sell over 50 currencies. Order online for home delivery or collect from over 560 stores.

                          Important information

                          Card fees and cancellations

                          Buying foreign currency using a credit or debit card

                          No matter how you purchase your travel money, whether it be in store, online or over the phone, you will not be charged any card handling fee by us. However, regardless of your card type, your card provider may apply fees, e.g. cash advance fees or other fees, so please check with them before you purchase your travel money.

                            Click & Collect cancellations

                            You can cancel a Click & Collect order any time prior to collection. We'll refund you with the full Sterling amount that you paid for your order, unless you cancel less than 24 hours before your collection date, in which case we'll charge a £10 late cancellation fee.

                            We are unable to refund any fees charged by your card issuer, so please contact them if you have any further queries.

                              Currency buy back

                              When you get home, we'll buy your travel money back

                              Let us turn your unspent holiday money into Pounds. It couldn't be simpler.

                              Just pop into one of our in-store Travel Money Bureaux when you get back to the UK. We buy back all the currencies we sell in most banknote values and also the Multi-currency Cash Passport™.

                              It doesn't matter where you bought your money, even if you didn't buy it from a Tesco Travel Money Bureau.

                                Key product information

                                Tesco Travel Money is provided by Travelex

                                Tesco Travel Money ordered in store is provided by Travelex Agency Services Limited. Registered No. 04621879. Tesco Travel Money ordered online or by telephone is provided by Travelex Currency Services Limited. Registered No. 03797356. Registered Office for both companies: Worldwide House, Thorpewood, Peterborough, PE3 6SB.

                                Multi-currency Cash Passport™ prepaid currency card is issued by PrePay Technologies Limited (PPS) pursuant to license by Mastercard International. PPS is an electronic money institution authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Electronic Money Regulations 2011 (FRN:900010) for the issuing of electronic money and payment instruments, with its registered office at Floor 6, 3 Sheldon Square, London, W2 6HY, UK. PPS is registered in England under company number 04008083. Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated.