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    Cayman Islands - Cayman Islands dollar - Currency Guide


    Foreign exchange guide to the Cayman Islands and the Cayman Islands dollar (KYD)


    USD/KYD Trend (90-day)

    USD to KYD at 0.8332 is near its 90-day average, range 0.8322-0.8364.

    The below interactive chart displays the USD/KYD trend and UP DOWN HIGH LOW alerts

    USD to KYD Currency Trend Chart

    US dollar to Cayman Islands dollar - Historical Rates

    USD/KYD wasChangePeriod
    13 Oct 2021
    0% 2 Weeks
    29 Jul 2021
    0% 90 Days
    27 Oct 2020
    0% 1 Year
    28 Oct 2016
    1% 5 Years
    USD/KYD change over periods to 27-Oct-2021

    $10,000 USD
    K$8,335 KYD

    Converted at USD/KYD interbank rate, compare Send Money and Currency Exchange exchange rates.

    USD to KYD - Quick Amounts

    Sell USD   →   Buy KYD
    $ 1 K$ 0.8335
    $ 5 K$ 4.1675
    $ 10 K$ 8.3350
    $ 20 K$ 16.67
    $ 50 K$ 41.68
    $ 100 K$ 83.35
    $ 250 K$ 208.38
    $ 500 K$ 416.75
    $ 1,000 K$ 833.50
    $ 2,000 K$ 1,667
    $ 5,000 K$ 4,168
    $ 10,000 K$ 8,335
    $ 20,000 K$ 16,670
    $ 50,000 K$ 41,675
    $ 100,000 K$ 83,350
    $ 1.1998 K$ 1
    $ 5.9990 K$ 5
    $ 12.00 K$ 10
    $ 24.00 K$ 20
    $ 59.99 K$ 50
    $ 119.98 K$ 100
    $ 299.95 K$ 250
    $ 599.90 K$ 500
    $ 1,200 K$ 1,000
    $ 2,400 K$ 2,000
    $ 5,999 K$ 5,000
    $ 11,998 K$ 10,000
    $ 23,996 K$ 20,000
    $ 59,990 K$ 50,000
    $ 119,980 K$ 100,000

    More amounts


    Frequently Asked Questions


    What currency should I use in the Cayman Islands?

    The domestic currency in the Cayman Islands is the Cayman Islands dollar.

    What is the Cayman Islands dollar currency code and symbol?

    The three letter currency code for the Cayman Islands dollar is KYD — symbol is K$.

    Which countries use the Cayman Islands dollar?

    It is the domestic currency in    Cayman Islands.

    Is the Cayman Islands dollar a closed currency?

    No, the Cayman Islands dollar is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?


    Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for the Cayman Islands

    Travel money for the Cayman Islands

    Save money and time by Ordering your Cayman Islands dollar online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the KYD cash locally or even on travel day at the airport.

    Another popular option is to use a Pre-paid Travel Card. Your Debit/Credit Card provider will charge you 2% from market mid-rate, but your bank may also charge an extra 3% as an “Overseas Transaction Charge” plus “Overseas ATM” fees for withdrawing cash.

    For card purchases if offered a choice of currencies always select to Pay in Cayman Islands dollar otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


    Send Money to the Cayman Islands - Best Rates

    To get a good (and fair) exchange rate when sending money to the Cayman Islands you need to find and compare exchange rates for International Money Transfers (IMTs).

    The available FX rates for sending money abroad can be very different to the mid-market (wholesale) rate which you see reported online and in the News.

    You should especially compare your own bank's exchange rates to those available from Money Transfer specialists to see how much you can save - we make that calculation easy in the below table.

    Get a better deal for foreign transfers to the Cayman Islands

    When sending money to the Cayman Islands it’s important to compare your bank’s rates & fees with those we have negotiated with our partner money transfer providers. To get a better deal you should follow these 4 simple steps :

    1. Open an account with a BER reviewed FX provider (id docs may be required)
    2. You specify the local or Cayman Islands dollar amount you want to transfer
    3. Make a local currency domestic transfer for the requested amount to the provider's bank account in your country
    4. Once your funds are received by the provider the converted KYD amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in the Cayman Islands.

    Use the above Send to Cayman Islands dollar calculator to compare the exchange rates of FX specialist providers rates versus your bank's standard rates you can hopefully save around 5% and maybe more - end result is more Cayman Islands dollar deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

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