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Re: Opening a bank account which bank?

Post by europtimiste » Fri Aug 26, 2016 12:27 pm

Thank's for information.

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Re: Opening a bank account which bank?

Post by hhinner » Fri Aug 26, 2016 2:05 pm

Pagey wrote:
europtimiste wrote:HarryVardon: What are requirements for this senior account ?
I presume it is this :

http://www.kasikornbank.com/EN/Personal ... posit.aspx

Edit : But I don't see 4% quoted anywhere.
Yeah, only 1.6%.

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Re: Opening a bank account which bank?

Post by migrant » Fri Aug 26, 2016 3:30 pm

I see a "super senior fixed deposit" that, along with some accident coverage offers a 2.5% bonus on maturity, perhaps that is the account?
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Re: Opening a bank account which bank?

Post by NOKYAI » Fri Aug 26, 2016 4:47 pm

As someone who has used the insurance from KTM bank after being knocked of my bike on Xmas eve, I can recccomend them. In fact I have upgraded to the 'Palladium' Acc which for B1500 gives you 20,000 motorcycle accident cover plus lots more including insurance against fraud on your account.
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Re: Opening a bank account which bank?

Post by StevePIraq » Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:13 pm

I today opened a account with Bangkok Bank, it could not have been easier, the only document required was my passport which has my Non Imm O visa, even though their web site lists all kinds of requirements. Extremely helpful staff who spoke excellent English.
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Re: Opening a bank account which bank?

Post by smiles » Fri Jun 09, 2017 4:35 pm

Soon every bank will be mentioned regarding Best Bank. So here's mine, for whatever it's worth. For 10 years now I've used Krung Thai Bank and never a complaint. KT Bank has an excellent online website and, at least with my branch, service has been spot on. Their annoying number of 'fees' are par for the course ... every Thai bank is mostly the same on that score.
Opening up an account at KT is very easy: a passport (with visa stamp) and address is necessary, but at least in 2007 that was about it.
Frankly I hardly ever go into the branch these days (who does for that matter?), but it's a nice place to sit in the aircon when I'm a tad over-heated.
Main downside is that KT Bank seems to have fewer ATM machines that most of the other banks. No idea why.
Just one more reason why I love living in Thailand ...

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Re: Opening a bank account which bank?

Post by hhinner » Fri Jun 09, 2017 5:03 pm

^^ There's nearly always a KTB ATM inside or outside any government office. They even have a mobile one outside HH immigration at 19 rai.

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Re: Opening a bank account which bank?

Post by smiles » Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:56 pm

Yes, I know where almost every KTB ATM in HH is by now.
My comment was regarding the number of their ATMs compared with the other banks. I have no proof of that, it just seems that way, in Hua Hin, but in other towns and provinces as well.
Just a non-scientific observation after a long time living here.
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Re: Opening a bank account which bank?

Post by StevePIraq » Sat Jun 10, 2017 1:10 pm

KTB certainty have a lot less than Kasikorn, 39 compared to 64, all locations are shown on each bank web site.
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