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We are cruising in to Ocho Rios for a family vacation and was wondering about the currency if we should bring all dollars bills or what we notice something says $5.00 dollars in US but it's not the same in Jamaica. Need help to be happy tourists and not get taken. Thanks!

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Just got back form Jamaica. Almost everyone wants USD. Don't waste your time exchanging IMO.

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First question, what currency will you be spending on the island? See the following


If you decide that you will to spending Jamaican dollars, then see the following


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Thank you so very much for replying and letting us know what to bring. Again thank you.

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We were wondering whether to change to Jamaica currency or not, now we know US currency is fine and

what is preferred. Thanks for your help.

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