ZMW to LAK

Convert Zambian Kwacha to Lao Kip

1 ZMW = 914.9006 LAK

Rule of thumb

When you are abroad and you just want to get a quick estimate, use this rule of thumb:

Multiply the amount in Zambian Kwacha (ZMW) by 1000 and substract 10% to get it in Lao Kip (LAK)

How to convert Zambian Kwacha to Lao Kip

Converting currencies can be done through various channels. Currency exchange services at banks or online platforms offer a straightforward solution—simply input the amount and desired currency. Online converters and ATMs also provide convenient options, while credit cards automatically handle conversions during international transactions.

How much does it cost to convert ZMW to LAK

The cost of converting ZMW to LAK depends on the method chosen. Exchange services may charge fees or offer slightly different rates. Online platforms and ATMs may have transaction fees, and credit cards might include foreign transaction fees. It’s essential to compare options and consider associated costs before deciding on a conversion method.

Zambian Kwacha to Lao Kips conversion rates

1 ZMW914.90 LAK
5 ZMW4,574.50 LAK
10 ZMW9,149.01 LAK
20 ZMW18,298.01 LAK
50 ZMW45,745.03 LAK
100 ZMW91,490.06 LAK
250 ZMW228,725.14 LAK
500 ZMW457,450.29 LAK
1000 ZMW914,900.57 LAK
2000 ZMW1,829,801.15 LAK
5000 ZMW4,574,502.87 LAK
10000 ZMW9,149,005.74 LAK
1 LAK0.00 ZMW
5 LAK0.01 ZMW
10 LAK0.01 ZMW
20 LAK0.02 ZMW
50 LAK0.05 ZMW
100 LAK0.11 ZMW
250 LAK0.27 ZMW
500 LAK0.55 ZMW
1000 LAK1.09 ZMW
2000 LAK2.19 ZMW
5000 LAK5.47 ZMW
10000 LAK10.93 ZMW

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How to transfer money? And how long does it take?

Peer-to-peer payment apps like Venmo or PayPal offer quick transactions. Wire transfers through banks are an option but can take a few days. Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin or Ethereum, provide a decentralized alternative for transferring funds globally, offering speed and some degree of anonymity.

Look out for exchange scams

Look out forDescription
Unofficial Currency ExchangesStreet individuals and kioks may offer attractive rates and/or give counterfeit currency. Use established offices for safety.
Dynamic Currency ConversionSome ATMs offer less favorable exchange rates. Opt for local currency to avoid extra fees during transactions.
Overcharging at Exchange OfficesTourist-heavy areas may charge higher fees. Compare rates and be aware of additional fees before transactions.
Fake Banknote SwitchBe cautious during exchanges to prevent scammers from switching real currency with counterfeits. Count money carefully.
Inflated CommissionsExchange offices may have hidden fees. Inquire about the total cost, including commissions, before exchanging money.
Always know exactly how the coins and notes from the currency look like. Know or ask about exchange rate and fees beforehand and count your money carefully afterwards. Look at the chart, when was the last price update? Use your calculator to verify.

Currency Information

ZMW, also known as the Zambian kwacha, is the official currency of Zambia. It can be used as legal tender within the borders of Zambia.

The LAK, also known as the Lao Kip, is the official currency of Laos. It can be used as legal tender exclusively in Laos.

Cost of Living Comparison

When it comes to daily expenses, the cost of groceries and dining out plays a significant role. Here we look at the average weekly cost for basic groceries and dining out at a mid-range restaurant dinner for two people.

LocationWeekly GroceriesDining Out for Two
Zambia€#N/A€#N/A
Laos€#N/A€#N/A
All numbers in Euros for easy comparison.

Keep in mind that these figures are approximations, and actual costs can vary based on specific locations and individual choices.