The Jamaican Dollar (JMD) is divided into 100 cents. The island is well supplied with ATMs, banks and bureaux de change. Banking hours are usually Monday to Thursday from 9am to 2pm, and Friday from 9am to 4pm. Cambio exchange offices are found throughout the country, open later than banks and often offering better exchange rates. Retain receipts as proof of legal currency exchange. Exchange bureaux at the airports and hotels also offer better rates than banks. Major credit cards are widely accepted. Cash is best taken in US Dollars.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Jamaica||JMD 1||JMD 5||JMD 10||JMD 100||JMD 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 1.05||AUD 10.52||AUD 105.19||AUD 1,051.91||AUD 10,519.11|
|Canada||CAD 1.03||CAD 10.28||CAD 102.78||CAD 1,027.78||CAD 10,277.79|
|Ireland||EUR 0.68||EUR 6.82||EUR 68.18||EUR 681.81||EUR 6,818.15|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.14||NZD 11.38||NZD 113.79||NZD 1,137.92||NZD 11,379.24|
|South Africa||ZAR 10.03||ZAR 100.32||ZAR 1,003.22||ZAR 10,032.18||ZAR 100,321.75|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.60||GBP 5.99||GBP 59.85||GBP 598.51||GBP 5,985.09|
|United States of America||USD 0.80||USD 7.96||USD 79.64||USD 796.42||USD 7,964.19|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.