Wordtravels

Wordtravels

Kuwait Currency

Money

Kuwait's currency is the Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD). Major credit cards are widely accepted. Currency is best taken in US Dollars or British Pounds, with the Indian Rupee (INR) also easy to exchange. There are banks with foreign exchange facilities in the large centres and ATMs are plentiful. Many banks are open from 8am to 3pm from Sunday to Thursday, but some banks have more varied hours. ATMs are usually open 24 hours.


Currency Exchange Rates


Kuwait KWD 1 KWD 5 KWD 10 KWD 100 KWD 1,000
Australia AUD 4.33 AUD 21.65 AUD 43.30 AUD 433.04 AUD 4,330.36
Canada CAD 4.26 CAD 21.32 CAD 42.64 CAD 426.42 CAD 4,264.22
Ireland EUR 2.96 EUR 14.79 EUR 29.58 EUR 295.77 EUR 2,957.67
New Zealand NZD 4.50 NZD 22.50 NZD 45.00 NZD 449.97 NZD 4,499.67
South Africa ZAR 47.08 ZAR 235.39 ZAR 470.78 ZAR 4,707.77 ZAR 47,077.71
United Kingdom GBP 2.48 GBP 12.38 GBP 24.76 GBP 247.62 GBP 2,476.19
United States of America USD 3.31 USD 16.53 USD 33.07 USD 330.69 USD 3,306.88

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

Become our Kuwait Travel Expert

We are looking for contributors for our Kuwait travel guide. If you are a local, a regular traveller to Kuwait or a travel professional with time to contribute and answer occasional forum questions, please contact us.