Converting pounds to Thai baht
Picturesque white beaches, a vibrant nightlife and diverse cuisine – Thailand isn’t called the Land of Smiles for nothing. And, with a steady stream of holidaymakers visiting every year, it remains as trendy and vibrant as ever.
Another great thing about this southeast Asian destination is how affordable basics like food and drink can be. But before you start spending, you’ll need to convert your pounds to baht. At M&S Bank, we provide a quick, hassle-free travel money service to make pre-holiday prep a breeze. The best part? With your currency for Thailand sorted before you board the plane, your adventure can begin as soon as you land.
Why buy Thai currency with M&S Bank?
- Open seven days a week
- Reserve baht online and collect in store
- Exclusive exchange rates for M&S Bank cardholders
- All M&S Credit Card, Chargecard and Budgetcard holders can order currency over the phone to be delivered to a home address
- Buy Thai baht online for home delivery if you’re a main M&S Credit Card, Chargecard or Budgetcard holder
- We’ll buy your leftover currency back
How to change your pounds to baht
Organising your Thai currency with M&S Bank is simple. You can either visit a bureau de change, reserve and collect in store, or get baht delivered to your home. And there’s no need to worry if you’re in a rush before you jet off – our bureau de change service is quick and hassle-free, so you can focus on the more fun parts of planning your trip to Thailand.
- Visit a bureau – You can find our bureaux de change in over 120 M&S stores nationwide. Many are open seven days a week late into the evening, so you can pick up your baht at a time that suits you.
- Reserve and collect – Alternatively, you can order your baht online and collect it in store using our Reserve & Collect service. Visit one of our bureaux de change and your baht will be counted, packed and ready for you to take home – perfect if you’re short on time.
Don’t forget to bring photographic ID if you’re buying your currency in store or using our Reserve & Collect service. We accept a passport, English language photocard driving licence, a UK provisional driving licence, or EU identity card.
- Home delivery – If you’re an M&S Credit Card, Chargecard or Budgetcard holder, you can order between £100 and £2,500 worth of Thai baht over the phone for home delivery. If you are a main M&S Credit Card, Chargecard or Budgetcard holder, you also have the option to buy your Thai baht online.
If you order by 1pm, we’ll deliver it to your home the next working day.
To order currency for Thailand over the phone, call 0800 363 484. Lines are open 24 hours a day. Calls are recorded.
We sell the following Thai baht denominations (subject to availability): 100, 500 and 1,000 baht
Thai baht exchange rate
The exchange rate will differ depending on the day you purchase your currency. Find today’s Thai baht exchange rate here, or use our currency converter.
If you’re an M&S Bank cardholder and buy your Thai baht with your credit card, it’ll be treated as a standard purchase and we won’t charge you a cash advance fee. We have exclusive exchange rates available to reward our M&S Bank cardholders that purchase currency with an M&S Bank card.
How to sell back Thai baht
Returned home with spare Thai currency? It won’t go to waste. We’ll buy your baht notes back off you, so you can treat yourself and beat those post-holiday blues.
- In store – Return your currency to one of our 120+ bureaux de change.
- By post – If you bought your Thai baht online or over the phone, you can use Royal Mail Special Delivery to send your leftover notes back to us.
We’ll refund them at the buy-back rate available that day. Find out more about how to change back your Thai baht here.
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