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Currency exchange

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Currency exchange

Hi

I will be travelling to Con Dao island in June is there a currency exchange on the island or would I be advised to change my Money at Ho Chi Minh airport before flying to Con Dao ? I will not be travelling into Ho Chi Minh City itself so can not use bank facilities there. Any advice would be appreciated.. Thank you

Andy

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1. Re: Currency exchange

Last I heard, there's no bank on Con Dao island, just an ATM.

It's probably best to exchange money at the TSN airport.

Regards,

John

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2. Re: Currency exchange

Hi Andy,

Con Dao itself doesn't have much facilities since it hasn't been developed well so you'd better have money exchange right at your step in Tan Son Nhat airport before heading to Con Dao. Or you can use Visa card to withdraw money at ATM in Con Dao, anyway you definitely need cash to pay for some expenditure on the way.

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4. Re: Currency exchange

There are few places that take anything but VND.

Even less that take credit cards.

There are 2 banks and 3 ATM machines on the island.

Do not count on the banks to change currency.

You can change money in the local grocery store or the gold shop, but no promise about the rates.

There are places that change at bank rate, but forum rules dictate that I cannot mention the name.

Enjoy your stay.

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5. Re: Currency exchange

I'm also travelling to Con Dao in June. So I believe Dong is commonly used in the island than USD.

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