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 1.09||AUD 10.93||AUD 109.34||AUD 1,093.43||AUD 10,934.28|
|Canada||CAD 1.08||CAD 10.83||CAD 108.27||CAD 1,082.71||CAD 10,827.09|
|Ireland||EUR 0.74||EUR 7.39||EUR 73.93||EUR 739.32||EUR 7,393.18|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.20||NZD 11.97||NZD 119.72||NZD 1,197.20||NZD 11,972.00|
|South Africa||ZAR 12.47||ZAR 124.71||ZAR 1,247.12||ZAR 12,471.21||ZAR 124,712.15|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.57||GBP 5.72||GBP 57.17||GBP 571.72||GBP 5,717.23|
|United States of America||USD 0.81||USD 8.12||USD 81.20||USD 811.99||USD 8,119.91|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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