cheques and cash can be
changed during business hours at every bank in Kanchanaburi.
Banks with ATMs (automated teller machines) are located in
town near the bus station and
along the big main road Saengchuto
Road. There are also some ATMs along the Mae Num Kwai Road; the road to the River Kwai Bridge and where most of the guesthouses are located.
bank business hours are from Mondays to Fridays 8.30
- 15.30 h.
Siam Commercial Bank offers a daily service at their
branch located near the Bridge
over the River Kwai. They change cash and traveller's
cheques for the official
bank exchange rates daily (even Saturdays
and Sundays) from 9.30 to 17.00 h. An ATM is also available
there to draw money from your bank account with Visa, American
Express or MasterCard.
of business hours money can be changed at several shops
or travel agencies along the Mae Num Kwai Road. These
shops change money for a little less
than the official bank exchange rates.