New Tibet travel tips for avoiding money hassles
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The challenges of adjusting to day-to-day life in a foreign country can lead to fun filled adventures. However, trouble accessing or using money is certainly not one of those fun filled challenges. To help travelers avoid money related hassles, Lhasa based Tibet travel agency Tibet Travel Expert Service-TTES ( share some new travel tips.

Many travel Tibet to immerse themselves in a place drastically different than the one they come from. As any traveler knows, the norms of day-to-day life vary drastically around the world. Whether it be using public transportation or ordering food at a restaurant, navigating these differences can be challenging! While many of these challenges lead to fun filled adventures, when it comes to accessing or using money no one wants trouble. Lhasa based travel agency Tibet Travel Expert Service-TTES ( ) shares some new tips for avoiding money related hassles.

•Travelers should expect to make nearly all of their purchases in cash. With the exception of a Tibet travel agency and a few high-end hotels credit/debit cards are not accepted anywhere. However the Bank of China, in Lhasa, can process cash advances from many major credit cards.

•Reliable ATMs are available in a variety of locations; travelers have reported success using Bank of China and International Construction Bank of China ATMs. Not all banks process international ATM transactions. To avoid problems accessing funds it’s best to withdraw cash before leaving Lhasa.

•The local currency is the Chinese Yuan (RMB). If you arrive from Mainland China, it is best to spend Yuan coins before a Tibet tour. Most places don’t accept coins in Tibet. For those arriving from outside China, currency exchange services are available at a variety of locations although banks usually offer the best exchange rates.

Trouble when trying to access or use money can be a nightmare, keeping in mind TTES’s tips for avoiding money related hassles can go a long way in preventing unnecessary frustration. In general credit/debit cards are not accepted but reliable ATMs are available throughout Lhasa. Also, travelers are encouraged to exchange money at banks and spend any Yuan coins before coming to Tibet. Many challenges adjusting to day-to-day life in a new place lead to the discovery of charming cultural differences. However most travelers would agree that accessing or using money is usually not one of those challenges. For specific Tibet travel related questions travelers are welcome to contact TTES directly.

Local Tibet travel agency Tibet Travel Expert Service (TTES) provides this news release above. TTES is a professional Tibet travel agency in Lhasa since 1999. And TTES specialized in organizing quality private Tibet tours foreign travelers to Tibet with lower price than any other local Tibetan travel agencies. More over TTES has opened up lots of quality small size group tours. Want to explore Tibet? Start with TTES now!

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