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Paying cash or credit card?

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Paying cash or credit card?

Forgot to also ask, is it best to pay by cash or credit card when there? If cash what currency is best to use and how much should I take? I think it be mainly for food and a few taxis here and there thanks!

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puerto princesa
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1. Re: Paying cash or credit card?

Cash, cash , cash. It is a few years since i was in Laos but i paid in Kip all the time.

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Cash and Lao kip is the currency. Take £s or us$ and change when you get there. Take US$ for visa.

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Credit card mostly applies to upscale hotels and some posh restaurants. For most other expenses it is very much cash only. National currency is Kip (LAK) but in main cities you can get by with USD or THB. Plenty of ATMs and exchange windows in Vientiane, Luang Prabang.

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