You are going to use cash on your trip to Thailand quite often, as it's still preferred and quite often the only payment option for most local small businesses. Only local currency (Thai Baht - THB) is accepted in Thailand, so using ATM or currency exchange are your options of getting some cash.
As local ATM's charge extra 220 THB for every withdrawal additionally to the charges of your bank, bringing your local currency and exchanging it here is your most budget friendly way of getting some THB cash.
You will see plenty of currency exchange booths once you arrive at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport but all these exchange booths belongs to the banks and the rates there are way much worse than you can get elsewhere. However, you can find currency exchange booths offering fair rates at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport as well. There is a number currency exchange booths where you can get much better rates than at the bank.
In our experience, the best rates at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport are offered by both Super Rich companies - yes, they have two - SuperRich Thailand (Green one) and SuperRich (Orange one). Usually the rates in the booths of both Super Rich companies tend to be similar or close to that. Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport's green and orange Super Rich booths are nearby, so you can easily compare the rates and choose the better one.
How to Find Super Rich Currency Exchange Booths at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport
Currency exchange booths of both Super Rich companies can be found on the underground floor (B Floor) of Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, next to the Airport Rail Link Suvarnabhumi Station and can be easily found if you will follow the signs leading to the Airport Rail Link.
Once you arrived at Suvarnabhumi Airport, arrivals are on the 2nd floor. For finding Super Rich currency exchange booths you need to go down by the escalator or lift. Super Rich currency exchange booths as well as the Airport Rail Link station are located on B Level, two floors below the arrival hall. Just follow the signs “Train to City”, everything is clearly marked.
On the B floor you will see few currency exchange booths. Skip them as the rates offered by the banks are really low.
There is a number of currency exchange booths located there but you will easily notice Super Rich booths.
Super Rich Thailand booth at Suvarnabhumi Airport is the green one.
Super Rich booth at Suvarnabhumi Airport is the orange one.
The exchange rates might vary a bit between the booths so shop around.
Super Rich Thailand booth at Suvarnabhumi Airport (the green one) is open daily from 6:30 to 22:00.
Super Rich booth at Suvarnabhumi Airport (the orange one) is open everyday from 05.30 to 23.00.
Both Super Rich booths don’t charge any commissions or fees. You will get really fair rates here and they will be much better than these at the bank.
Better rates are offered for larger notes.
Like everywhere in Thailand, you need to present your passport when exchanging currency.
Super Rich Bangkok Airport Exchange Rates
How good the rates are at Super Rich?
Super Rich booths always offer better rates than banks in Thailand and the difference between the rates is the biggest at Suvarnabhumi Airport as banks here lower their rates significally. In central Bangkok exchange rates offered by banks are more fair and the difference between them and Super Rich isn't that big but it's still worth to find one of Super Rich booths and change your curency there.
As currency exchange rates are dynamic and can change at any minute, the best way to know how good the rates are is comparing them with published foreign exchange market rates.
Current Thai Baht Exchange Rates
Current Thai baht exchange to US dollars, Euro and other currencies rates you can find here: Thai Currency Exchange Rates
Super Rich Rates EUR/THB
Normally Super Rich booths at Suvarnabhumi Airport for EUR offer exchange rates that are lower than current market rates only by about 0.10-0.25 THB per 1 Euro. For banknotes of 500-100 EUR denomination you can expect to get a rate which is lower than market rate only by 0.10-0.15 THB per 1 Euro, for 50 EUR banknote - lower by 0.15-0.20 THB per 1 Euro, for smallest notes 20-5 EUR - lower by 0.20-0.25 THB per 1 Euro.
If compared to bank booths at Suvarnabhumi Airport, normally you will save about 2.2-2.5 THB for every Euro changed. It means that if you will choose to change 1000 EUR at Super Rich and not the bank booth at Suvarnabhumi Airport, you will save about 2200-2500 THB or about 55-65 EUR.
Super Rich Rates USD/THB
USD exchange rates offered by Super Rich booths at Suvarnabhumi Airport are lower than current market rates only by about 0.07-0.70 THB per 1 USD. For 50 and 100 USD banknotes you can expect to get the rate lower than market rate only by 0.07-0.15 THB per 1 USD, for 10-20 USD banknotes - lower by 0.20-0.25 THB per 1 USD, for 5 USD banknotes - lower by 0.30-0.35 THB per 1 USD, for smallest notes 1 or 2 USD - lower by 0.65-0.70 THB per 1 USD.
If compared to bank booths at Suvarnabhumi Airport, normally you will save about 1.2-1.5 THB for every USD changed. It means that if you will choose to change 1000 USD at Super Rich and not the bank booth at Suvarnabhumi Airport, you will save about 1200-1500 THB or about 37-47 USD.
Super Rich Thailand Current Rates
There are also exchange booths of both Super Rich companies in central Bangkok and the rates they offer are close to or identical to the ones offered at Suvarnabhumi Airport. For current rates and locations of other Super Rich currency exchange booths check their websites:
Website of Super Rich Thailand (the green one): https://www.superrichthailand.com
Website of Super Rich (the orange one): http://www.superrich1965.com
You should remember that the rates are dynamic and can change at any minute.