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
5/25/2019 3778.89 3371.90 4286.68
5/26/2019 3772.28 3365.91 4280.09
5/27/2019 3769.07 3365.66 4274.81
5/28/2019 3759.07 3362.26 4259.55
5/29/2019 3761.58 3373.49 4264.89
5/30/2019 3751.05 3368.64 4251.50
5/31/2019 3743.46 3356.98 4233.75
6/1/2019 3748.97 3349.33 4233.23
6/2/2019 3749.13 3350.79 4234.24
6/3/2019 3765.80 3362.00 4251.68
6/4/2019 3779.63 3359.46 4259.61
6/5/2019 3754.08 3335.65 4237.92
6/6/2019 3709.99 3296.38 4184.86
6/7/2019 3711.67 3285.48 4179.28
6/8/2019 3705.78 3268.50 4163.16
6/9/2019 3706.84 3269.76 4164.81
6/10/2019 3698.95 3270.51 4151.92
6/11/2019 3689.67 3259.45 4141.05
6/12/2019 3687.37 3258.28 4143.33
6/13/2019 3686.28 3266.31 4142.83
6/14/2019 3682.85 3273.87 4136.52
6/15/2019 3679.12 3276.25 4125.05
6/16/2019 3679.24 3277.30 4126.34
6/17/2019 3680.49 3279.97 4124.41
6/18/2019 3670.03 3274.29 4105.74
6/19/2019 3664.54 3269.33 4118.34
6/20/2019 3646.30 3231.25 4102.71
6/21/2019 3636.77 3211.12 4079.09
6/22/2019 3609.17 3169.58 4038.71
6/23/2019 3611.03 3170.66 4039.94
6/24/2019 3626.89 3185.37 4058.46