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Foreign Exchange Guide to the Cayman Islands

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The domestic currency in the Cayman Islands is the Cayman Islands dollar with currency code KYD. Read this foreign exchange guide to the Cayman Islands and the Cayman Islands dollar with money transfer and travel tips plus Cayman Islands dollar exchange cross rates.

In this guide we review :

  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 KYD to USD 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.

KYD-USD 3 Month chart
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KYD currency converter

Cayman Islands Trip Checklist   

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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.


Travel Money for the Cayman Islands

Compare $KYD Cash rates


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).

Getting a better deal when sending money 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

Compare $KYD Transfer Rates


Cayman Islands dollar - exchange rates - live and historic

Major KYD cross rates
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KYD/USD - Cayman Islands dollar to U.S. dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20181.19921 Week
18 May 20181.19991 Month
19 Dec 20171.20306 Months
17 Jun 20171.19961 Year
17 Jun 20161.21332 Years
18 Jun 20131.21935 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20181.01761 Week
18 May 20181.01771 Month
19 Dec 20171.01626 Months
17 Jun 20171.07151 Year
17 Jun 20161.07602 Years
18 Jun 20130.91065 Years

KYD/GBP - Cayman Islands dollar to British pound sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.89401 Week
18 May 20180.89081 Month
19 Dec 20170.89876 Months
17 Jun 20170.93891 Year
17 Jun 20160.84502 Years
18 Jun 20130.77945 Years

KYD/JPY - Cayman Islands dollar to Japanese yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 2018131.25911 Week
18 May 2018132.94971 Month
19 Dec 2017135.94166 Months
17 Jun 2017133.00401 Year
17 Jun 2016126.49492 Years
18 Jun 2013116.15215 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20181.57761 Week
18 May 20181.59751 Month
19 Dec 20171.57216 Months
17 Jun 20171.57381 Year
17 Jun 20161.64052 Years
18 Jun 20131.28655 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20181.55521 Week
18 May 20181.54701 Month
19 Dec 20171.54946 Months
17 Jun 20171.58511 Year
17 Jun 20161.56622 Years
18 Jun 20131.24415 Years