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
3/4/2020 3853.73 3457.51 4433.77
3/5/2020 3874.63 3467.76 4476.34
3/6/2020 3956.93 3507.93 4557.50
3/7/2020 4031.00 3571.47 4660.64
3/8/2020 4014.22 3553.64 4638.68
3/9/2020 4068.85 3562.28 4668.08
3/10/2020 4196.67 3697.37 4807.05
3/11/2020 4308.54 3809.56 4912.51
3/12/2020 4316.59 3843.50 4882.88
3/13/2020 4416.76 3961.54 4940.53
3/14/2020 4490.03 4028.94 4943.49
3/15/2020 4488.67 4027.51 4946.42
3/16/2020 4509.04 4042.55 4971.82
3/17/2020 4493.56 4059.75 4930.33
3/18/2020 4465.13 4078.27 4847.53
3/19/2020 4424.33 4098.64 4732.53
3/20/2020 4426.70 4130.07 4827.23
3/21/2020 4379.45 4068.96 4740.17
3/22/2020 4379.50 4072.48 4743.24
3/23/2020 4392.77 4093.96 4746.18
3/24/2020 4463.78 4131.55 4834.46
3/25/2020 4492.39 4147.99 4908.48
3/26/2020 4446.29 4054.27 4863.44
3/27/2020 4441.26 4015.90 4939.66
3/28/2020 4495.18 4025.00 5013.13
3/29/2020 4476.25 4010.86 4993.61
3/30/2020 4424.63 4000.12 4959.16
3/31/2020 4452.84 4047.66 5008.32
4/1/2020 4448.65 4056.87 5024.88
4/2/2020 4455.32 4087.80 5066.81