Money & Currency

Understanding About Using Cambodia Money

Cambodia Money

Riel (KHR; symbol CR). Notes are in denominations of CR100,000, 50,000, 20,000, 10,000, 5,000, 2,000, 1,000, 500, 200 and 100.
 

Currency Exchange

 
US Dollars are widely accepted and exchanged as are Thai Baht close to the Thai border, but other currencies are generally only recognised at banks.
 
Credit/Debit Cards and ATMs
 
Credit cards are now more widely accepted in upmarket hotels, shops and restaurants catering to visitors. There are ATMs in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Sihanoukville. It is always best to carry cash (US Dollars if necessary) in small denominations.
 

Traveller’s Cheques

 
Limited acceptance. Traveller’s cheques are generally not recommended. Traveller’s cheques in US Dollars can be changed at banks and some hotels, but can be difficult to change outside major cities.
 
Banking Hours
 
Mon-Fri 0800-1500. Some banks are open on Saturdays 0800-1130.
Exchange Rate Indicators
Date Apr 09
£1.00 CR6,052.72
$1.00 CR4,101.35
€1.00= CR5,445.67
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