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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