Compare Exchange Rates to Buy Thai Baht (THB)

Because every company has different rates to buy Thai baht (THB) with AUD, finding the best deal can be a minefield. We bring together all the options, highlight the fees and rates for each money exchange, and show you the best possible deals.

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Where to buy Thai baht in Australia?

You can buy Thai baht (THB) from lots of places in Australia that offers currency exchange. You can also order your Thai baht online. As it is a very popular currency to exchange to Australian dollars you can buy Thai baht includes at money exchangers, banks, Australia Post and the airport.

To find out exactly where you can buy Thai baht, you can use our handy city and suburb guides, just click on the links below:

What currency is used in Thailand?

The official currency of Thailand is baht. The currency is represented by the symbol ฿.

Notes: 20฿, 50฿, 100฿, 500฿ and 1,000฿

Coins: 5฿, 10฿, 1฿, 2฿, 25 satang and 50 satang

Thai banknotes have different colours, 20฿ is green, 50฿ is blue, 100฿ is red, 500฿is purple and 1,000฿ is grey.

The coins are called baht or satangs.

What travel money should I take to Thailand?

Cash and cards are popular in Thailand. When paying for meals, in shops and accommodation, debit card, credit cards, will be accepted as well as cash. Keep smaller notes to pay for tips and transport.

Thai baht is the currency used in Thailand.  Order online to get the best exchange rates for your Thai baht currency for your travel money.

When is the best time to buy Thai baht?

Get the best exchange rates for aud to thb for your travel money and order your foreign currency online.

Find the best time to buy Thai baht with Australian dollars with our rate tracker. It keeps track of the THB to AUD or AUD to THB exchange rate and emails you when the exchange rate gets to the rate you chose to buy Thai baht.

The thb to aud exchange rate average is close to 0.04, over the past 10 years. The high was 1.78 in mid to late 2019 and the low was 0.96 in early 2012. Currently it's 1.49, so ฿1,000 could buy you $44 at the best exchange rate.

The aud to thb exchange rate average is close to 25, over the past 10 years. The high was 33.35 in early 2012 and the low was in mid to late 2019 at 18.72. Currently it's 22.67, so $1,000 could buy you ฿22,679 at the best exchange rate.


How to buy Thai baht in Australia?

How to buy Thai baht in Australia

Buying Thai Baht in Australia is relatively easy.

  1. Take your valid photo id (driver’s license or passport) with you.
  2. Bring your preferred payment method. Most places accept cash, debit card and credit card to pay for your Thai baht.
  3. Ask for the Thai baht amount and the money exchanger will let you know how much Australian dollars you need to pay.
  4. Make your payment in Aussie dollars and receive your Thai baht.

Our most frequently asked questions

Why should I choose The Currency Shop?

Many people are not aware of the true cost of transferring money. But it is pretty standard to lose up to 8% of your money each time you transfer money internationally, depending on your method. We think this is far too much. That’s why we help you find the best way to transfer your money and avoid those costly hidden fees and charges. And it works. On average, we save our customers $4,000 each year.

How does it work?

It’s pretty simple. Whether you need travel money or would like to transfer money overseas we just need a little info to point you in the right direction. First, you tell us what you are looking for then we compare hundreds of providers to find the best deal for your current situation. We’ll highlight all the available options and recommend the best one for you. You can then decide which option you prefer, and click through to their site to secure the deal.

Is it safe?

Yes. The Currency Shop holds an Australian Financial Services Licence (462269) and is a member of the Financial Ombudsman Service. We closely vet our providers and only partner with the largest, safest and most trusted money transfer companies in the world. That just makes sense.

What does it cost?

The Currency Shop does not charge you. Instead, we receive a referral fee from the banks and money transfer companies that we are partnered with. This does not affect the price you pay.

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Last updated
February 4th, 2021