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Foreign Exchange Guide to Peru

This currency guide to Peru helps you choose the best way to save money on PEN transfers and travel money.    [USD/PEN=3.3644]

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Peruvian Nuevo Sol
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This is a foreign exchange guide to Peru, the Peruvian Nuevo Sol currency plus sending PEN transfers and travel tips.

In this Peru currency guide we take a look at :

  1. Peruvian Nuevo Sol info - general info about the Peruvian Nuevo Sol
  2. Peruvian Nuevo Sol in the markets - recent PEN moves and predictions from the FX markets
  3. Travelling in Peru - currency & money saving tips
  4. Buying Peruvian Nuevo Sol cash online - travel money for Peru
  5. Sending money to Peru - save on Peruvian Nuevo Sol bank transfers to Peru
  6. Peruvian Nuevo Sol exchange rates - latest & historic exchange rates.

Peruvian Nuevo Sol (PEN) general currency information

What is the Peruvian Nuevo Sol currency code and symbol?

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

Which countries use the Peruvian Nuevo Sol?

It is the domestic currency in Peru.

Peruvian Nuevo Sol (PEN) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to PEN exchange rate and trend for the previous 3 months:

USD/PEN is trading near the 90 day average 3.355 with a range from LOW 3.2815 to HIGH 3.406. There are currently no alerts.

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.


Peru Trip Checklist    

  1. Compare PEN travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
  2. Search Hotel deals - Save on your accomodation in Peru
  3. Lonely Planet - world's best travel guide (coupon and deals)

Sending money to Peru

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Peru you need to start with finding out the latest Peruvian Nuevo Sol foreign-transfer exchange rate.

Then compare your bank's exchange rates to several licensed FX providers exchange rate and fees to see how much you can save (we make that calculation easy here).

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 our Send to PEN 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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PEN/USD - Peruvian Nuevo Sol to United States Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.297514 Oct 2019
7 Day0.295608 Oct 2019
30 Day0.301415 Sep 2019
3 Month0.304417 Jul 2019
1 Year0.299815 Oct 2018
5 Year0.344616 Oct 2014
10 Year0.332817 Oct 2009

PEN/EUR - Peruvian Nuevo Sol to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.269814 Oct 2019
7 Day0.269708 Oct 2019
30 Day0.271915 Sep 2019
3 Month0.271117 Jul 2019
1 Year0.258815 Oct 2018
5 Year0.269216 Oct 2014
10 Year0.223617 Oct 2009

PEN/GBP - Peruvian Nuevo Sol to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day0.236014 Oct 2019
7 Day0.241908 Oct 2019
30 Day0.241215 Sep 2019
3 Month0.244817 Jul 2019
1 Year0.227915 Oct 2018
5 Year0.214316 Oct 2014
10 Year0.203817 Oct 2009

PEN/AUD - Peruvian Nuevo Sol to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.439114 Oct 2019
7 Day0.439208 Oct 2019
30 Day0.438215 Sep 2019
3 Month0.434317 Jul 2019
1 Year0.420115 Oct 2018
5 Year0.393916 Oct 2014
10 Year0.363117 Oct 2009

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