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 4.52||AUD 22.59||AUD 45.17||AUD 451.71||AUD 4,517.07|
|Canada||CAD 4.29||CAD 21.47||CAD 42.94||CAD 429.37||CAD 4,293.67|
|Ireland||EUR 2.91||EUR 14.56||EUR 29.12||EUR 291.25||EUR 2,912.50|
|New Zealand||NZD 4.91||NZD 24.56||NZD 49.11||NZD 491.12||NZD 4,911.17|
|South Africa||ZAR 50.35||ZAR 251.74||ZAR 503.47||ZAR 5,034.70||ZAR 50,347.03|
|United Kingdom||GBP 2.30||GBP 11.49||GBP 22.98||GBP 229.76||GBP 2,297.65|
|United States of America||USD 3.31||USD 16.57||USD 33.15||USD 331.46||USD 3,314.55|
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.