Thailand's currency is called the Thai Baht (Baht (/bɑːt/; Thai: บาท, pronounced [bàːt]; sign: ฿; code: THB) is the official currency of Thailand. It is divided into 100 satang (สตางค์, pronounced [sātāːŋ]). The issuance of currency is the responsibility of the Bank of Thailand. Preferred Payment Method in Thailand You will be expected to use Thai baht for all cash purchases as other currencies are not accepted in Thailand. Currency exchange booths are found in all international airports and in most of touristy areas so you won’t be short of local currency if you will bring enough cash. Even if credit cards are increasingly accepted, for most day-to-day purchases when dealing with small businesses in Thailand you will have to use cash. Therefore, you can make your trip to Thailand easier and more cost effective.