MONEY IN JAMAICA
When you Visit Jamaica From post offices to medical centers, cambios to information bureaus, our resort areas provide access to all the amenities you could possibly need. So, kick back and relax because we’ve got you covered.
Here in Jamaica we use the Jamaican dollar as our currency BUT usually there is no need to get any Jamaican dollars. US$ are widely accepted as well as credit cards. Carry a lot of small bills as it is impossible to change to smaller bills and they come in handy for tipping or small purchases.
Licensed cambio centers and commercial banks are accessible in all resort areas. The official currency exchange rates vary daily, so it’s advisable to shop around for the best rate before converting your cash. Most Jamaican ATMs accept international bank cards with Visa, MasterCard, Cirrus and Plus logos. Banks also give credit card advances, among other financial services.