Cost of cutting keys in Jamaica

by Errol
(England. UK.)


QUESTION: Hello Wellesley


Just to say your Web page is excellent, has been such a great help to me and I visit daily. Keep up the good work.

My question is this.

Approx what is the cost of having a set of house keys or one cut in Jamaica?.

ANSWER: by Devin January 30, 2013



Hello Errol,

From time to time we lose our keys for either our home, office or, more times than we care to think, our cars.

Do not be alarmed if you find yourself in such a predicament as Jamaica is equipped with many locksmiths who can get the job done.

The cost of having a key cut varies, as a number of variables come into play. Cutting keys from a duplicate is much cheaper that having a key made from scratch.

This is so because the locksmith would have master copies already made which would require very little work to get it to fit the lock.

Also, with a duplicate key the owner can travel directly to the locksmith’s shop which will cut cost.

In the event there is no key and the owner is unable to remove the lock and take it directly to the locksmith, a cost would be assigned, as there will be a charge to come to the location and the work done on spot with a manual key cutting machine.

Hence, a key-cutting job that would normally cost JA$500 (or less) may end up costing as much as JA$6500, depending on the type of lock, kind of key and the distance to get to the location to carry out the job.

Check your neighborhood to ensure that there is a locksmith near you before venturing outside of your zone and spend unnecessarily.

Regards,
Devin for My-Island-Jamaica.com

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to JamaicaQuestions.

Like our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/myislandjamaica
Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/myislandjamaica

Thanks For Reading!
Like What You Just Read?

Please join me in my effort to share the beauty and uniqueness of Jamaica with the world. You can do so by sharing this insightful narrative on the social media of your choice and ask others to do the same (BELOW). 

Need Help?

We have a cherry list of top Jamaican companies that might be able to help you. Please click here to see them, our preferred partners and site sponsors.


Get Exclusive Updates & Tips!

You are also welcome to join my special friends list and receive exclusive updates (like this), tips, trivia and stories from lovers of Jamaica!

facts about jamaica book icon

I'll Gift You A FREE COPY of my eBook, 101 Intriguing Facts About Jamaica - just for subscribing!

Just enter your email & name below:

copyscpe
Top Of Page
Wellesley Gayle
What's New? Click Here to read.

New!
I've created a Welcome Audio.

Just click the Play button below to listen.

Please subscribe here

SEARCH THE SITE



Site Sponsors

jamaica_click_down_here_visit_our_sponsors

Our Preferred Sponsors (below)

(Our Sponsorship Policy)

Jamaica Tours And Vacations
Jamaica Discovery Tours
Jamaican Souvenirs
Best Jamaican Souvenirs Cars For Sale In Jamaica
Cars For Sale

Click Here to Visit Our Sponsors' Page





Events Calendar
(click for info)

Jamaica Events Calendar




What's New?

Below is a list of the very latest articles I posted on the site.

Recent Articles

  1. Jamaican Hurricane/Storm Checklist

    Sep 30, 16 06:40 PM

    Well, the hurricane season is in and hurricane Matthew is up on us, whew :-( . Been prepared allows us to secure the things that are important to us and

    Read More

  2. Jamaican Duckunoo (Blue Draws or Tie-A-Leaf)

    Sep 30, 16 12:29 AM

    Blue Draws,Duckunoo or Tie-A-Leaf are the names that are given to this boiled pudding, which orginanated in West Africa. This sweet treat is a starchy,

    Read More

  3. Jamaica Wedding Resorts - The Top 5!

    Sep 24, 16 10:10 PM

    Looking to say I DO on the most beautiful island in the Caribbean? Here are the top 5 Jamaica wedding resorts to make it even sweeter.

    Read More

  4. John Maxwell Leadership Training in Jamaica

    Sep 22, 16 08:53 PM

    A Jamaican team of John Maxwell Independent Coaches living overseas are joining together to provide leadership training for Jamaican businesses and organizations

    Read More


Tips & Tricks For Your Jamaica Vacation!

Jamaica Travel Guide

Click Here To Get Your Copy


Resources

free_money_making_report

Friendly Links

  1. Our Partners & Friends
  2. Catcha Falling Star Villas
  3. Wade Hilton Jamaican Author
  4. The Jamaica Real Estate Guide
  5. Medicinal Herbs-4u.com
  6. DancehallReggaeWorld.com
Interested in becoming a partner? email me here

Buy Me A Drink


(Click on the drink below)