Peruvian Currency

Going to Peru and needs to know the name of the Peruvian money unit or just want to know what is the exchange rate for $1 US dollars in Peruvian currency?

Use the links on this page to learn more about the local money used in Peru, currency symbol, notes and more.


Peruvian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Peru Money

  • The official money used in Peru is Sol.

  • The currency symbol of the Peruvian money is S/..

  • The Peruvian currency code is PEN.

  • The Sol Notes: The Peruvian currency notes are made up of 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 nuevos soles.

  • The Sol Coins: 1 Sol is made up of 100 Centimes. Peruvian Centime Coins go from 1, 5, 10, 20 & 50 céntimos, 1, 2 & 5 nuevos soles.

What is the best currency to use in Peru? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Peruvian money and use the local Sol as it is accepted everywhere in Peru. American dollars and other major currencies like British Pound or Swiss Franc are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Peru? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are generally accepted within Peru (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - hence check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Sol to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most cases minute by minute.

It’s wise to ask for the the current currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Peruvian Sol before ordering the Sol you need for your up coming trip from American Dollar to Sol Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Sol to British Pound?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are often changing and in most cases by the minute.

Therefore it's wise to check the today's currency exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Peruvian Sol before purchasing the Sol you require for your up coming trip from Stirling Pound to Sol Exchange Rate Today.