If you are staying at an all inclusive.
Tweet The official currency in Jamaica in the Jamaican Dollar. Is it the Jamaican dollar or the US dollar? If they accept either currency, do the conversion and use the best currency … Answer 1 of 10: Hi All. Jamaican bills (banknotes) come in denominations of 50, 100, 500, 1000, and 5000 dollars. Please can anyone advise the best currency to take to Jamaica. Jamaican Currency First, the official currency of Jamaica is the Jamaican dollar.
After chatting with other travelers who have been to the Caribbean they have said that their experience has been similar in that USD is the preferred currency. The best currency to take to Jamaica depends on where you are staying. We have not been here before and some of the other countries we have visited have liked the USD better than the home currency. Jamaican bank notes come in denominations of 100, 500, 1000 and 5000 dollars and coins come in 1, 5, 10 and 20 dollar denominations. Is it the Jamaican dollar or the US dollar? There’s no fixed exchange rate to this dollar, it’s traded publicly and rises and falls with the market. Answer 1 of 10: Hi All. all places take ja dollars and most us dollars unless you go to the non tourist places then they mainly take ja dollars.. I think its better to use their own currency and also only one to convert.. everyone has their preferences and i have found mine after visitng there several times..is the ja dollar.. Yes, we have our own currency, the Jamaican Dollar, but the USD is still highly valued and accepted here, and not just cash but for non-cash transactions too, including credit and debit cards. If you want to order a spa treatment or tour you will find that everything is priced in US dollars. Please can anyone advise the best currency to take to Jamaica. We have not been here before and some of the other countries we have visited have liked the USD better than the home currency. Some drivers will accept either currency. Above that, you may also withdraw US currency from many of the ATMs here as well. All Inclusive resorts and key tourist areas also use US Dollars.
Credit and debit cards are accepted in major tourist areas, and you can withdraw Jamaican Dollars from ATMs. The official currency of Jamaica is the Jamaican dollar, which uses the same $ symbol as the United States. You will find that everything is priced in US dollars.
As you now see, “local currency” was used in inverted commas because it’s hardly the preferred currency anywhere. These guys were happy to take whichever currency you preferred.