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Peru - Peruvian Nuevo Sol - Currency Guide

 

Foreign exchange guide to Peru and the Peruvian Nuevo Sol (PEN)

   

USD/PEN Trend (90-day)

USDPEN at 3.6785 is 1.4% above its 90-DAY average, range 3.5845-3.6785.
🔔 USDPEN is at 90-DAY HIGHS.
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Recent USD to PEN Trend + Alerts

The above interactive chart shows the USD/PEN Exchange Rate, Trends and Alerts - UP DOWN HIGH LOW

   

PEN News, Forecasts and Trends

US Dollar to Peruvian Nuevo Sol - Historical Rates

USD/PENChangePeriod
3.6446
25 Feb 2021
0.9% ▲1 Week
3.6376
02 Feb 2021
1.1% ▲30 Days
3.5845
04 Dec 2020
2.6% ▲90 Days
3.4220
04 Mar 2020
7.4% ▲1 Year
3.4575
05 Mar 2016
6.3% ▲5 Years
2.7700
07 Mar 2011
32.7% ▲10 Years

USD/PEN 10 year historic rates & change to 04-Mar-2021 : 3.6768

 

$10,000 USD
=
S/.36,785 PEN

Converted at USD/PEN interbank rate, compare Send Money and Currency Exchange exchange rates.

US Dollar to Peruvian Nuevo Sol - Quick Convert

USD PEN
$ 1 S/. 3.6785
$ 5 S/. 18.39
$ 10 S/. 36.79
$ 20 S/. 73.57
$ 50 S/. 183.93
$ 100 S/. 367.85
$ 250 S/. 919.63
$ 500 S/. 1,839
$ 1,000 S/. 3,679
$ 2,000 S/. 7,357
$ 5,000 S/. 18,393
$ 10,000 S/. 36,785
$ 50,000 S/. 183,925
$ 100,000 S/. 367,850
More amounts
USD PEN
$ 0.2718 S/. 1
$ 1.3590 S/. 5
$ 2.7180 S/. 10
$ 5.4360 S/. 20
$ 13.59 S/. 50
$ 27.18 S/. 100
$ 67.95 S/. 250
$ 135.90 S/. 500
$ 271.80 S/. 1,000
$ 543.60 S/. 2,000
$ 1,359 S/. 5,000
$ 2,718 S/. 10,000
$ 13,590 S/. 50,000
$ 27,180 S/. 100,000
More amounts
 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What currency should I use in Peru?

The domestic currency in Peru is the Peruvian Nuevo Sol.

What is the Peruvian Nuevo Sol currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Peruvian Nuevo Sol is PEN — symbol is S/..

Which countries use the Peruvian Nuevo Sol?

It is the domestic currency in    Peru.

Is the Peruvian Nuevo Sol a closed currency?

No, the Peruvian Nuevo Sol is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?

 

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Peru

Travel money for Peru

Save money and time by Ordering your Peruvian Nuevo Sol online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the PEN cash locally or even on travel day at the airport.

Another popular option is to use a Pre-paid Travel Card. Your Debit/Credit Card provider will charge you 2% from market mid-rate, but your bank may also charge an extra 3% as an “Overseas Transaction Charge” plus “Overseas ATM” fees for withdrawing cash.

For card purchases if offered a choice of currencies always select to Pay in Peruvian Nuevo Sol otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.

 

Send Money to Peru - Best Rates

To get a good (and fair) exchange rate when sending money to Peru you need to find and compare exchange rates for International Money Transfers (IMTs).

The available FX rates for sending money abroad can be very different to the mid-market (wholesale) rate which you see reported online and in the News.

You should especially compare your own bank's exchange rates to those available from Money Transfer specialists to see how much you can save - we make that calculation easy in the below table.


Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Peru

When sending money to Peru it’s important to compare your bank’s rates & fees with those we have negotiated with our partner money transfer providers. To get a better deal you should follow these 4 simple steps :

  1. Open an account with a BER reviewed FX provider (id docs may be required)
  2. You specify the local or Peruvian Nuevo Sol amount you want to transfer
  3. Make a local currency domestic transfer for the requested amount to the provider's bank account in your country
  4. Once your funds are received by the provider the converted PEN amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Peru.

Use the above Send to Peruvian Nuevo Sol calculator to compare the exchange rates of FX specialist providers rates versus your bank's standard rates you can hopefully save around 5% and maybe more - end result is more Peruvian Nuevo Sol deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


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