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Which is the best currency to use while in Laos. Cheers.

Luang Prabang, Laos
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1. Re: currency

Our aussie $ is getting a better rate than USD here at present but is generally not accepted at most businesses. Change your oz dollars here at the banks or exchange for local currency - Kip.

Vientiane, Laos
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The best currency is the Kip. As John posts above, exchange AUD for Kip here. If you are going to Vientiane first exchange what you need there as the exchange rate in LP is never as good for some reason.

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3. Re: currency

or use your ATM card and get Kip .. it is the national currency.

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4. Re: currency

I agree with the other posters, use the national currency while in Lao.

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