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 1.11||AUD 11.07||AUD 110.74||AUD 1,107.39||AUD 11,073.88|
|Canada||CAD 1.04||CAD 10.43||CAD 104.30||CAD 1,042.96||CAD 10,429.63|
|Ireland||EUR 0.69||EUR 6.90||EUR 69.02||EUR 690.23||EUR 6,902.34|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.15||NZD 11.53||NZD 115.29||NZD 1,152.90||NZD 11,529.01|
|South Africa||ZAR 11.15||ZAR 111.54||ZAR 1,115.41||ZAR 11,154.08||ZAR 111,540.79|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.59||GBP 5.94||GBP 59.38||GBP 593.79||GBP 5,937.93|
|United States of America||USD 0.78||USD 7.85||USD 78.47||USD 784.71||USD 7,847.14|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.