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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=0.8333]

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20191.20011 Week
15 Mar 20191.19971 Month
16 Oct 20181.20006 Months
14 Apr 20181.19921 Year
14 Apr 20171.19712 Years
15 Apr 20141.20955 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20191.06981 Week
15 Mar 20191.05851 Month
16 Oct 20181.03666 Months
14 Apr 20180.97181 Year
14 Apr 20171.12802 Years
15 Apr 20140.87565 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.92041 Week
15 Mar 20190.90151 Month
16 Oct 20180.90996 Months
14 Apr 20180.84201 Year
14 Apr 20170.95612 Years
15 Apr 20140.72315 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 2019134.06711 Week
15 Mar 2019133.68041 Month
16 Oct 2018134.81496 Months
14 Apr 2018128.72941 Year
14 Apr 2017129.98642 Years
15 Apr 2014123.14795 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20191.69021 Week
15 Mar 20191.69201 Month
16 Oct 20181.68106 Months
14 Apr 20181.54441 Year
14 Apr 20171.57902 Years
15 Apr 20141.29295 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20191.60501 Week
15 Mar 20191.60071 Month
16 Oct 20181.55246 Months
14 Apr 20181.51301 Year
14 Apr 20171.59532 Years
15 Apr 20141.32815 Years

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