Jamaican Currency

Travelling to Jamaica and wants to know the name of the Jamaican money unit or just want to know what is the exchange rate for $10 American dollars in Jamaican currency?

Use the links on this page to find out more about the local currency used in Jamaica, currency symbol, notes and more.


Jamaican Currency Exchange Rate Today

Jamaica Money

  • The official money used in Jamaica is Dollar.

  • The currency symbol of the Jamaican money is $.

  • The Jamaican currency code is JMD.

  • The Dollar Notes: The Jamaican currency notes are made up of $50, $100, $500, $1000, $5,000.

  • The Dollar Coins: 1 Dollar is made up of 100 Cents. Jamaican Cent Coins go from 1c, 10c, 25c, $1, $5, $10, $20.

What is the best currency to use in Jamaica? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Jamaican money and use the local Dollar as it is accepted everywhere in Jamaica. US dollars and other major currencies like British Pound or Japanese Yen are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Jamaica? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Jamaica (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Dollar to US Dollars?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most cases minute by minute.

Therefore it's wise to ask for the the today's currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Jamaican Dollar before buying the Dollar you require for your next trip at American Dollar to Dollar Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Dollar to British Pound?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most days by the minute.

It’s important to check the current currency exchange rate for British Pound to Jamaican Dollar before purchasing the Dollar you need for your up coming trip at British Pound to Dollar Exchange Rate Today.