Visiting somewhere in Jamaica? We have you covered.
If you're planning a trip to Jamaica, it's important to have the right currency before you go. The official currency of Jamaica is the Jamaican dollar (JMD), and while some places may accept US dollars, it's generally best to have some JMD on hand for small purchases or to pay for things like taxis and street food.
At Ramsdens, we can help you change your money to the right currency before you go. Our currency exchange service offers competitive rates and we stock a wide range of currencies, including the Jamaican dollar. You can order your currency online or in-store and pick it up at a time that's convenient for you. So, if you're heading to Jamaica, make sure you're prepared with the right currency, and let Ramsdens help you make the most of your trip.
Pounds GBP to JMD Jamaican Dollar exchange rate
How far will my money go throughout Jamaica?
Jamaica is a popular Caribbean destination that offers a mix of luxury resorts, stunning natural beauty, and rich cultural experiences. When it comes to the cost of living, Jamaica can be affordable for budget travellers, but it's also easy to spend a lot of money on high-end experiences.
In general, prices in Jamaica can be higher than in other parts of the Caribbean, but there are still plenty of budget-friendly options available. For example, street food and local restaurants can be very affordable, and public transportation is also reasonably priced. On the other hand, high-end resorts and tourist activities can be expensive.
If you're looking to make the most of your money in Jamaica, consider staying in locally owned guesthouses or Airbnbs, eating at local restaurants, and taking advantage of free or low-cost activities like hiking or visiting public beaches. And with Ramsdens' currency exchange service, you can be sure you're getting the best value for your money.
Things to consider all around Jamaica
Jamaica is a vibrant Caribbean island known for its stunning beaches, rich culture, and delicious cuisine. Here are some of the top things to do in Jamaica:
Visit Dunn's River Falls: This natural wonder is a popular tourist attraction that offers the chance to climb up the terraced waterfall and take a refreshing swim in the pools below.
Explore Kingston: Jamaica's capital city is a hub of music, art, and culture. Don't miss the chance to visit the Bob Marley Museum or explore the vibrant local markets.
Relax on the beach: Jamaica is famous for its beautiful beaches, including Seven Mile Beach in Negril and Doctor's Cave Beach in Montego Bay. Soak up the sun, swim in the crystal-clear water, and enjoy the laid-back island vibe.
Try the local cuisine: Jamaican food is known for its bold flavours and unique blend of spices. Don't miss the chance to try classic dishes like jerk chicken, ackee and saltfish, and curry goat.
Take a rafting trip: The Rio Grande in Portland Parish is a popular spot for rafting, offering a peaceful and scenic journey through the island's lush jungle.
Visit the Blue Mountains: These towering peaks offer stunning views of the island and are home to the world-renowned Blue Mountain coffee. Hike to the summit or explore the local coffee plantations.
Go on a rum tour: Jamaica is famous for its rum, and there are plenty of distilleries and tours where you can learn about the history and process of making this popular spirit.
Experience the nightlife: Jamaica is known for its vibrant music scene, from reggae to dancehall. Head to a local club or bar to experience the island's lively nightlife culture.
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