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Siem Reap: Banks

Cambodian riel (R) is the official tender in Cambodia but the US dollar is the de facto currency. Most hotels and many restaurants and shops set their prices in US dollars. Small transactions (less than a dollar) are usually done in riel. Always carry some riel for small purchases, motodup fare, beggars, etc. Foreign currency can be exchanged at the banks or one of the many currency exchange shop. Several exchange shops, such as Dina Exchange at Phsar Kandal, are located along Sivutha Blvd.

Credit cards and travelers checks are accepted at most upscale hotels, shops and restaurants, some mid-range place and a growing number of other businesses. The most commonly accepted credit card is Visa, MasterCard and JCB. AMEX is becoming more widely accepted. Most businesses charge a 2%-4% fee to accept credit cards.

AMEX in US dollars are the most widely accepted travelers checks. ‘Instant’ cash transfers can be done through MoneyGram or Western Union.

ATMs with international access are available across Siem Reap. All ATMs dispense in US dollars. ANZ Royal Bank ATMs accept Maestro, Cirrus, Visa Plus, Visa and MasterCard. UCB Bank ATMs accept Visa Plus and Visa. SBC Bank ATMs accept Maestro, Visa and MasterCard. Canadia Bank ATMs accept Visa and MasterCard.

When accepting US dollars, inspect the bills carefully. Marred riel is acceptable tender, but the tiniest tear in a large US note renders it worthless in Cambodia.

 

More on money, ATMs and credit cards in Cambodia

Banks

Cambodia Asia Bank

Currency exchange, T/C exchange, Union Pay, Western Union services. Visa/MC
1) Corner of Sivatha Road and Route #6, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Tel: +(855)(0)63-964741/742

2) On Sivutha near the Old Market area, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Tel: +(855)(0)6 3-965315

3) At Siem Reap International Airport, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Tel: +(855)(0)63-963152

www.cab.com.kh

 

Canadia Bank Plc.
Full range of banking services, including: MoneyGram, Traveler Cheque, Foreign Exchange, International Credit Cards & ATM Service
No. 265-269, Ang Duong St., Phnom Penh.
Tel: +(855)(0)23-868222 (9 Lines)

Fax: +(855)(0)23-427064
Telex: CANADIA KA36188, SWIFT Code: CADI KH PP

canadia@canadiabank.com.kh

www.canadiabank.com

 

CUBC Bank

Currency exchange, ATM, t/c exchange, Western Union services. Visa/MC/Maestro/Cirrus/Diners Club International/Riels.
1) #18A Sivatha, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Tel: +(855)(0)63-963838

2)Lucky Mall Supermarket, Sivutha Blvd., Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Tel: +(855)(0)63-963737

www.sbc-bank.com

 

Mekong Bank

Credit cards accepted, currency exchange, t/c exchange. Visa/MC/JCB/AMEX

Head Office:

#445, Monivong Blvd., Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Tel: +(855)(0)23-801348

Fax: +(855)(0)23-801350

Siem Reap Branch:

The Museum Mall, #968, Vithei Chales de Gaulle., Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Tel: +(855)(0)63-964417

Fax: +(855)(0)63-964420

 

Union Commercial Bank (UCB)
Credit cards accepted - Visa/MC/Cirrus/Plus.
#61, Street 130, Phnom Penh 

Tel: +(855)(0)23-724931

cardcenter@ucb.com.kh

www.ucb.com.kh

 

Vattanac Bank
Currency exchange, ATM, t/c exchange, Western Union services, Visa
#888, Sivutha Blvd, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Tel: +(855)(0)63-767333
Fax: +(855)(0)63-767222

www.vattanacbank.com

 

Last updated March 2014    

 

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