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Country Information

Cayman Islands

Travel money

Recommended:
  • Travel Cash Card in Swiss francs (CHF)
    For ATM cash withdrawals
    For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
  • Banknotes in US Dollar (USD)

Travel Cash

Phone +41 31 710 12 15

Credit cards

  • Customary credit cards are accepted in most places. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
  • Credit cards are recommended for car rentals. Prepaid cards are generally accepted for payment but not for reservations. Please check the possible payment methods with the car rental company in advance.

Banknotes

Local currency / ISO Code
Cayman Islands dollar KYD
Import local currency
unlimited
Import foreign currency
unlimited; Jamaican dollar up to JMD 20
Export local currency
unlimited
Export foreign currency
unlimited
Note
  • Cash payment in USD nearly everywhere possible.
  • Travelers are advised to take cash in US dollar (USD).

Time difference with Switzerland

- 6 h / - 7 h during our summer time

National language

Official language
English

Capital

George Town

Country code for calling Switzerland

011 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)

Voltage

110 volt / adapter required

Travel documents for Swiss citizens

Passport still valid after end of stay, tourist card, return or onward travel ticket and sufficient funds for stays up to 1 month (may be extended on site).

Swiss Embassy / Consulate

Grand Cayman, 13 Staghorn Close, Coral Gables
Tel.: +1 345 326 43 85

Opening hours

Banks
9.00 - 16.00 h (Mon - Thu)
9.00 - 16.30 h (Fri)
Stores
9.00 - 17.00 h (Mon - Sat)

Driving

International driver's licence recommended.
Visitors Driver's License issued by local police upon presentation of Swiss license (English translation recommended).
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 (varies by rental company).

Tourism

For current travel informations visit also http://www.eda.admin.ch/

Important

While every precaution has been taken to verify the information provided, Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services Ltd does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of Country Information. Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services Ltd therefore shall not be held liable for any damage or loss sustained in connection with any errors or omissions contained therein.