Jamaica Currency


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 and travellers cheques are widely accepted. Both cash and travellers cheques are 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 1.20 AUD 11.96 AUD 119.63 AUD 1,196.29 AUD 11,962.93
Canada CAD 1.18 CAD 11.83 CAD 118.27 CAD 1,182.68 CAD 11,826.83
Ireland EUR 0.77 EUR 7.69 EUR 76.89 EUR 768.89 EUR 7,688.90
New Zealand NZD 1.28 NZD 12.76 NZD 127.61 NZD 1,276.11 NZD 12,761.13
South Africa ZAR 14.00 ZAR 140.05 ZAR 1,400.46 ZAR 14,004.59 ZAR 140,045.92
United Kingdom GBP 0.58 GBP 5.77 GBP 57.65 GBP 576.52 GBP 5,765.22
United States of America USD 0.83 USD 8.35 USD 83.49 USD 834.93 USD 8,349.34

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

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