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Jamaica Currency

Money

The Jamaican Dollar (JMD) is divided into 100 cents. The island is well supplied with ATMs, banks and bureaux de change. Banking hours are usually Monday to Thursday from 9am to 2pm, and Friday from 9am to 4pm. Cambio exchange offices are found throughout the country, open later than banks and often offering better exchange rates. Retain receipts as proof of legal currency exchange. Exchange bureaux at the airports and hotels also offer better rates than banks. Major credit cards are widely accepted. Cash is best taken in US Dollars.


Currency Exchange Rates


Jamaica JMD 100 JMD 1,000 JMD 10,000 JMD 100,000 JMD 1,000,000
Australia AUD 1.07 AUD 10.69 AUD 106.86 AUD 1,068.58 AUD 10,685.80
Canada CAD 1.05 CAD 10.51 CAD 105.10 CAD 1,050.96 CAD 10,509.63
Ireland EUR 0.75 EUR 7.47 EUR 74.71 EUR 747.15 EUR 7,471.49
New Zealand NZD 1.11 NZD 11.06 NZD 110.64 NZD 1,106.41 NZD 11,064.10
South Africa ZAR 10.27 ZAR 102.71 ZAR 1,027.12 ZAR 10,271.18 ZAR 102,711.76
United Kingdom GBP 0.64 GBP 6.41 GBP 64.06 GBP 640.58 GBP 6,405.82
United States of America USD 0.79 USD 7.86 USD 78.65 USD 786.47 USD 7,864.73

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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