Money in Colombia the Peso

This page gives a little information about the local Colombian currency the pesos. It is possible to buy pesos before you go to Colombia. The exchange rate is a little lower then when you get it from a ATM machine in Colombia. A tip is buy a little pesos in your country of origin and retrieve the rest from a ATM machine in Colombia.

In Colombia it is possible to retrieve 3 times money per day from a ATM machine. Depending on the machine, the total daily amounts are between 900,000 and 1,200,000 pesos. That’s around 450 to 600 US dollars. Credit cards are widely accepted. Paying with your Visa or MasterCard is no problem.

The following coins are used: 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 pesos. The paper money is available in 1000, 2000, 5000, 10,000, 20,000 and 50,000 pesos. Keep in mind that in smaller places or neighborhoods they haven’t got always change from a 50.000 pesos. In the larger supermarkets it is not a problem.

Colombia Pesos coins

Do you want to covert other values than 1 dollar to pesos you can use a online converter. The from yahoo is here.

Below is a graph of the last 30 days. It gives an idea of ​​how the course evolved. The longer term, graphs come at the moment that there is enough data in the system. 


Pesos conversion rate of last 30 days

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Colombian Pesos conversion rate of last 30 days
Euro Dollar Pound
1/17/2019 3556.78 3123.21 4055.38
1/18/2019 3560.16 3127.03 4043.92
1/19/2019 3571.07 3141.47 4045.15
1/20/2019 3572.14 3141.75 4046.11
1/21/2019 3562.93 3133.18 4033.44
1/22/2019 3553.29 3127.79 4039.69
1/23/2019 3563.45 3133.93 4077.54
1/24/2019 3575.84 3150.47 4112.41
1/25/2019 3585.86 3157.71 4146.89
1/26/2019 3599.34 3155.94 4165.73
1/27/2019 3598.70 3155.76 4165.72
1/28/2019 3598.18 3150.94 4150.54
1/29/2019 3601.99 3151.19 4141.63
1/30/2019 3610.01 3155.75 4130.83
1/31/2019 3619.03 3152.85 4137.44
2/1/2019 3600.06 3142.23 4112.16
2/2/2019 3540.33 3090.00 4042.92
2/3/2019 3543.12 3092.61 4047.13
2/4/2019 3550.82 3103.04 4053.60
2/5/2019 3534.93 3095.06 4023.37
2/6/2019 3532.30 3102.10 4017.89
2/7/2019 3530.95 3110.53 4024.40
2/8/2019 3525.42 3110.29 4026.50
2/9/2019 3532.83 3118.78 4036.52
2/10/2019 3534.29 3119.33 4037.93
2/11/2019 3532.46 3125.39 4031.23
2/12/2019 3532.86 3127.54 4026.17
2/13/2019 3541.10 3131.68 4035.86
2/14/2019 3544.62 3142.07 4030.33
2/15/2019 3542.99 3140.33 4028.77
2/16/2019 3552.34 3144.54 4054.33