"Locals who try to exchange kyat with your USD" Myanmar (Burma) Tourist Trap Tip by vuzu

Myanmar (Burma) Tourist Traps: 41 reviews and 22 photos


Well, Kyat is the currency in Myanmar and every traveller will probably need some kyatts during their
stay in Myanmar. Most of us will be approached by some locals on the street especially near AugSa
Bogyoke Market and they said they could offer you a good exchange rate of kyat.
Don't believe them as they're just a middle men who try to earn some commision from the shop
(jewellery shops mostly), they will bring you to somewhere(shop) where you actually get the kyat
from the shop owner and NOT the guy who bring you there.

Unique Suggestions: But, this TOP Point Shell Jewellery shop owner gave me a good deal during my visit to Myanmar.
Mr .Chan is a nice guy who can provide you some travel infos beside exchanging your us dollars
into kyatts. This jewellery shop located at the Bogyoke market.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 6, 2006
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