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Foreign Exchange Guide to the Cayman Islands

Read this currency guide to the Cayman Islands with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/KYD=0.8334]

Cayman Islands
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Cayman Islands Dollar
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This is a foreign exchange guide to the Cayman Islands, the Cayman Islands Dollar currency plus KYD transfers and travel tips.

In this the Cayman Islands currency guide we take a look at :

  1. Cayman Islands Dollar info - general info about the Cayman Islands Dollar
  2. Cayman Islands Dollar in the markets - recent KYD moves and predictions from the FX markets
  3. Travelling in the Cayman Islands - currency & money saving tips
  4. Buying Cayman Islands Dollar cash online - travel money for the Cayman Islands
  5. Sending money to the Cayman Islands - save on Cayman Islands Dollar bank transfers to the Cayman Islands
  6. Cayman Islands Dollar exchange rates - latest & historic exchange rates.

Cayman Islands Dollar (KYD) general currency information

What is the Cayman Islands Dollar currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Cayman Islands Dollar is KYD and the symbol is $.

Which countries use the Cayman Islands Dollar?

It is the domestic currency in Cayman Islands.

Cayman Islands Dollar (KYD) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to KYD exchange rate for the previous 3 months with rate alerts for days when the exchange rate moved up or down significantly or for 30 day highs and lows.

USD-KYD 3 Month chart
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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.


the Cayman Islands Trip Checklist    

  1. Compare KYD travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
  2. Search Hotel deals - Save on your accomodation in the Cayman Islands
  3. Lonely Planet - world's best travel guide (coupon and deals)

Sending money to the Cayman Islands

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to the Cayman Islands you need to start with finding out the latest Cayman Islands Dollar foreign-transfer exchange rate.

Then compare your bank's exchange rates to several licensed FX providers exchange rate and fees to see how much you can save (we make that calculation easy here).

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 our Send to KYD 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!


Bank Transfers to the Cayman Islands

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Popular KYD cross rates

KYD/USD - Cayman Islands Dollar to United States Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20181.20021 Week
16 Nov 20181.19981 Month
19 Jun 20181.19976 Months
16 Dec 20171.19491 Year
16 Dec 20161.20972 Years
17 Dec 20131.20975 Years

KYD/EUR - Cayman Islands Dollar to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20181.05281 Week
16 Nov 20181.05051 Month
19 Jun 20181.03536 Months
16 Dec 20171.01641 Year
16 Dec 20161.15952 Years
17 Dec 20130.87855 Years

KYD/GBP - Cayman Islands Dollar to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20180.94361 Week
16 Nov 20180.93441 Month
19 Jun 20180.91076 Months
16 Dec 20170.89681 Year
16 Dec 20160.96982 Years
17 Dec 20130.74355 Years

KYD/JPY - Cayman Islands Dollar to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 2018135.04251 Week
16 Nov 2018135.37381 Month
19 Jun 2018132.07806 Months
16 Dec 2017134.52701 Year
16 Dec 2016142.67272 Years
17 Dec 2013124.22015 Years

KYD/AUD - Cayman Islands Dollar to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20181.67141 Week
16 Nov 20181.63591 Month
19 Jun 20181.62366 Months
16 Dec 20171.56261 Year
16 Dec 20161.65452 Years
17 Dec 20131.35875 Years

KYD/CAD - Cayman Islands Dollar to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20181.59981 Week
16 Nov 20181.57751 Month
19 Jun 20181.59316 Months
16 Dec 20171.53751 Year
16 Dec 20161.61402 Years
17 Dec 20131.28225 Years

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