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what is the best currency to take to sri lanka

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HI,

take which ever is your local currency.

If you're on continental Europe, then take Euros.

British, then take pounds. USA, take dollars, whatever.

Some travel agents or banks will advise you to take dollars but thats rubbish. Unless thats your own currency it'll cost you more. Two lots of exchange rates and exchange commission instead of one.

Rod.

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Yes any currency will be okay, just whatever is easier for you to get.

kent
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Hi

We took Sterling Travellers Cheques and Cash. Upon arriving we changed £200 into Sri Lankan Rupees at the Airport. Depending on where you are staying most Hotels change your Travellers Cheques for you.

Hope this is of some help to you.

SQ7.

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Hi yes as the last report said take sterling checks or cash what i would say is dont change any till you get there better rate to exchange there than in britain and they will take pounds at the airport and in most shops

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Hi, just take £ you can change any amount at the local tesco and Harolds shop, better rates than at home, we went in june and got just over 200 sr to the pound, at least using the locals you can change small amounts at a time so your carrying lots of money around, have a wonderful holiday its such a fantastic country and the people are lovely.

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