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Phongsaly Info
Money Exchange & ATM in Phongsaly Province, Laos
ATM: there are 4 ATMs in town, where you can withdraw money with international credit card. The most central one is located next to Yehua Guesthouse, below the market.

Bank: There are 3 banks, opened from 8:30 to 15:30 (Monday to Friday):

The BCEL (088 210 224), close to the governor office, changes US Dollar, Euro, Pound Sterling, Thai Baht, Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Japanese Yen, Swiss Franc, Chinese Yuan and travellers‘ cheques. You can check exchange rates of the day on www.bcel.com.la

The Lao Development Bank (088 210 076), close to Phongsaly Hotel, changes USD, Euro, Thai Baht, Pound Sterling, Swiss franc, Japanese Yen, Australian Dollar, Chinese Yuan, Vietnamese Dong, Canadian dollar and travellers‘ cheques. You can check exchange rates of the day on www.ldb.org.la.

The Agriculture Promotion Bank (088 210 136), next to the Museum of Tribe, opposite the post office, changes US Dollar and Thai Baht.

ATM available in Muang Khua, but only for LAK; can’t accept Visa, Master Card, JBC or AMEX. The closest ATM is in Oudomxay Province.
  • The Lao Development Bank, opposite Singsavan Guesthouse, changes US Dollar, Vietnamese Dong, Thai Bath and travelers’ cheques.
  • The Agriculture Promotion Bank, opposite Man Chai Guest House, changes US Dollar (clean new notes only).
  • Most of them accept transfer money by WESTERN UNION
Ou Tai (Gnot Ou District) has a Lao Development bank changing US Dollar and Chinese Yuan.
Boun Neua has an Agriculture Promotion Bank (opposite the market) changing USD.

More information about Phonsaly: http://www.trekphongsaly.com or http://www.phongsaly.net
AT THE WEEKEND If you are in Phongsaly and would like to book a trek for the following day, you can use the following mobile phone numbers outside office hours and during the week-end: +856 (20) 225 72 373 or +856 (0) 20 977 000 23. (You can for example borrow a mobile phone at your guesthouse for a small fee (local calls cost ~1000kip/minute)).
CONTACT Tel/fax: +856 (0) 88 210 098. E-mail: info@phongsali.net



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