"Bring cash!" Luang Prabang Favorite Tip by oerkenbo

Luang Prabang General: 58 reviews and 67 photos

Favorite thing: Options for changing money are few in LP. There's a branch of the Banque Commerce Exterieure and also a Lao Development Bank on Sisangvangvong that'll take US cash and give you Lao Kip.

The rates for cash are reasonable at both places. Travellers cheques: 3% commission and tons of red tape.

The Banque Commerce Exterieure has a cash machine (only one I saw in town) but it only takes MC and NOT VISA. Bring cash!

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Dec 15, 2007
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