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Foreign Exchange Guide to the Cayman Islands

This currency guide to the Cayman Islands helps you choose the best way to save money on KYD transfers and travel money.    [USD/KYD=0.8341]

Cayman Islands
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This is a foreign exchange guide to the Cayman Islands, the Cayman Islands Dollar currency plus sending 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 K$.

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 and trend for the previous 3 months:

At 0.8332 USD/KYD was trading near its 90 day average with period range 0.8196 to 0.8349. ALERT: USD/KYD has risen to a 14-DAY HIGH. Updated: 08:15-AEDT 22:15-BST 17:15-EDT

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 - Historical Rates

1 Day1.199920 Oct 2019
7 Day1.199614 Oct 2019
30 Day1.199721 Sep 2019
3 Month1.199923 Jul 2019
1 Year1.200221 Oct 2018
5 Year1.206922 Oct 2014

KYD/EUR - Cayman Islands Dollar to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day1.075420 Oct 2019
7 Day1.088014 Oct 2019
30 Day1.088721 Sep 2019
3 Month1.076123 Jul 2019
1 Year1.042721 Oct 2018
5 Year0.954422 Oct 2014

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

1 Day0.929920 Oct 2019
7 Day0.951414 Oct 2019
30 Day0.961921 Sep 2019
3 Month0.964723 Jul 2019
1 Year0.918621 Oct 2018
5 Year0.752222 Oct 2014

KYD/AUD - Cayman Islands Dollar to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day1.752120 Oct 2019
7 Day1.770614 Oct 2019
30 Day1.772321 Sep 2019
3 Month1.715023 Jul 2019
1 Year1.687321 Oct 2018
5 Year1.375822 Oct 2014

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