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Offline burchmanx

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Re: Where to buy foreign currency?
« Reply #20 on: January 05, 2011, 06:23:40 PM »
i will be travelling for holiday in philippines.  i plan to use my visa debit card to withdraw pesos for most of my money.  however... as far as cash goes.  would i be better off to change to USD here and then change to PhP there?  or take my won over there and hope for good rate?  i beleive that latter option is better... but wanted to throw this idea out there and get some other feedback.

Offline MiaBritton

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Re: Where to buy foreign currency?
« Reply #21 on: January 05, 2011, 06:50:42 PM »
check the rates on oanda.com - I'm traveling soon and found it was better to change it at KEB bank (they have pretty good rates) and take it over with me :)

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Re: Where to buy foreign currency?
« Reply #22 on: January 06, 2011, 10:05:51 AM »
Does anyone know if DENPASSAR (bali) airport will accept Korean WON to exchange? Thanks

Offline magicalmerlinmark

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Re: Where to buy foreign currency?
« Reply #23 on: January 06, 2011, 10:25:36 AM »
Does anyone know if DENPASSAR (bali) airport will accept Korean WON to exchange? Thanks

Yes but they will rip you off like no tomorrow. There are about 5-6 individual currency exchanges, all with terrible rates. It's a good introduction to Bali

 

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