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 4.70||AUD 23.49||AUD 46.98||AUD 469.77||AUD 4,697.70|
|Canada||CAD 4.64||CAD 23.22||CAD 46.44||CAD 464.43||CAD 4,644.26|
|Ireland||EUR 3.02||EUR 15.10||EUR 30.19||EUR 301.93||EUR 3,019.34|
|New Zealand||NZD 5.01||NZD 25.06||NZD 50.11||NZD 501.11||NZD 5,011.15|
|South Africa||ZAR 54.99||ZAR 274.97||ZAR 549.94||ZAR 5,499.44||ZAR 54,994.43|
|United Kingdom||GBP 2.26||GBP 11.32||GBP 22.64||GBP 226.39||GBP 2,263.93|
|United States of America||USD 3.28||USD 16.39||USD 32.79||USD 327.87||USD 3,278.69|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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