can someone who has recently come back from loas (prehaps 3 months or so) update me on how many atms there are?
i have been reading other posts which suggests taking us$ and Baht but am concerned i might get screwed when paying for things with these currencies.
do u think i will end up losing alot through the exchange rate from us$ - kip?
there are a lot lot of ATM in Vientiane, and probably only one in Luang Prabang.
You will not losing alot through the exchange rate from us$ - kip if you do it at a right place such as
at a bank or money exchanger.
Have a nice days in Laos
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There's 1 ATM in Luang Prabang (another was being built on the road to the bus station last month), there's also one in Vang Vieng but this one only take Mastercards and several in Vientiane.
There are alot of ATM's for Mastercard, but only 1 that excepts visa, and this one is in Luang Prabang.
Im in luang prabang now and cant find a machene that takes visa, you have to get your money through the day from the currency exchanger shop and there is alot of them, they do try rip you of mind.