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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 4.47 AUD 22.34 AUD 44.68 AUD 446.78 AUD 4,467.82
Canada CAD 4.42 CAD 22.12 CAD 44.24 CAD 442.40 CAD 4,424.02
Ireland EUR 3.02 EUR 15.10 EUR 30.21 EUR 302.09 EUR 3,020.90
New Zealand NZD 4.89 NZD 24.46 NZD 48.92 NZD 489.18 NZD 4,891.84
South Africa ZAR 50.96 ZAR 254.79 ZAR 509.58 ZAR 5,095.82 ZAR 50,958.20
United Kingdom GBP 2.34 GBP 11.68 GBP 23.36 GBP 233.61 GBP 2,336.10
United States of America USD 3.32 USD 16.59 USD 33.18 USD 331.79 USD 3,317.85

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

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