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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=0.8336]

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
10 Feb 20191.19951 Week
18 Jan 20191.19961 Month
21 Aug 20181.19976 Months
17 Feb 20181.19981 Year
17 Feb 20171.19662 Years
18 Feb 20141.21035 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20191.05931 Week
18 Jan 20191.05531 Month
21 Aug 20181.03646 Months
17 Feb 20180.96701 Year
17 Feb 20171.12732 Years
18 Feb 20140.87965 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.92731 Week
18 Jan 20190.93161 Month
21 Aug 20180.92966 Months
17 Feb 20180.85531 Year
17 Feb 20170.96412 Years
18 Feb 20140.72565 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 2019131.72781 Week
18 Jan 2019131.68911 Month
21 Aug 2018132.10846 Months
17 Feb 2018127.55261 Year
17 Feb 2017135.04092 Years
18 Feb 2014123.78985 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20191.68901 Week
18 Jan 20191.67361 Month
21 Aug 20181.62976 Months
17 Feb 20181.51761 Year
17 Feb 20171.56062 Years
18 Feb 20141.34165 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20191.59261 Week
18 Jan 20191.59081 Month
21 Aug 20181.56386 Months
17 Feb 20181.50671 Year
17 Feb 20171.56682 Years
18 Feb 20141.32595 Years

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