Kuwait's currency is the Kuwait Dinar (KWD), which is divided into 1,000 fils. Major credit cards are widely accepted, as are travellers cheques. Currency and travellers cheques are best taken in US Dollars or British Pounds. There are banks with foreign exchange facilities in the large centres and ATMs are plentiful. Banks are open from 8am to 12pm from Sunday to Thursday, but their ATMs are open 24 hours.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Kuwait||KWD 1||KWD 5||KWD 10||KWD 100||KWD 1,000|
|Australia||A$ 3.47||A$ 17.33||A$ 34.65||A$ 346.54||A$ 3,465.38|
|Canada||C$ 3.64||C$ 18.22||C$ 36.45||C$ 364.49||C$ 3,644.90|
|Ireland||€ 2.82||€ 14.10||€ 28.20||€ 281.98||€ 2,819.77|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 4.50||NZ$ 22.49||NZ$ 44.99||NZ$ 449.86||NZ$ 4,498.57|
|South Africa||R 30.18||R 150.91||R 301.82||R 3,018.20||R 30,182.01|
|United Kingdom||£ 2.33||£ 11.66||£ 23.32||£ 233.15||£ 2,331.55|
|United States of America||US$ 3.57||US$ 17.84||US$ 35.69||US$ 356.89||US$ 3,568.88|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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