Banking in Bhutan

In Bhutan, $50 and $100 are given better exchange rates, and for $20 or less, you get 5% less value. Also, keep in mind that Bhutan has no coins, so expect only cash. It is recommended you exchange your cash at the airport in Paro, although you can also exchange in Bank of Bhutan branches available only in the major towns like Thimphu and Paro. It would be easy if you take Traveler'scheque and most of the banks accept US dollars on your trip to Bhutan as both

Master Card, Visa, and American Express are accepted, but in most parts of Bhutan, ATMs, and banking facilities are not available. Only a few hotels in some of the places have credit card facilities so carrying local currency is recommended.