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
1/30/2017 3125.55 2915.25 3664.61
1/31/2017 3130.13 2925.73 3657.75
2/1/2017 3139.34 2908.40 3657.88
2/2/2017 3142.22 2916.00 3691.96
2/3/2017 3094.37 2875.88 3602.11
2/4/2017 3074.58 2850.00 3557.88
2/5/2017 3074.37 2850.00 3557.92
2/6/2017 3072.28 2850.00 3557.26
2/7/2017 3060.58 2852.68 3556.20
2/8/2017 3042.15 2848.73 3561.63
2/9/2017 3078.74 2879.43 3607.21
2/10/2017 3048.00 2859.65 3574.84
2/11/2017 3035.49 2853.17 3562.90
2/12/2017 3038.98 2856.14 3567.07
2/13/2017 3032.92 2854.00 3565.30
2/14/2017 3041.94 2868.86 3595.20
2/15/2017 3052.83 2886.28 3598.52
2/16/2017 3037.92 2864.86 3570.55
2/17/2017 3057.99 2865.48 3580.61
2/18/2017 3064.02 2886.50 3582.58
2/19/2017 3061.48 2883.90 3579.28
2/20/2017 3069.00 2889.88 3589.08
2/21/2017 3060.62 2888.13 3597.16
2/22/2017 3055.80 2898.93 3620.25
2/23/2017 3051.21 2889.58 3597.73
2/24/2017 3036.02 2869.73 3602.03
2/25/2017 3049.87 2889.50 3601.77
2/26/2017 3051.71 2889.50 3601.11
2/27/2017 3052.81 2889.95 3595.42
2/28/2017 3065.81 2895.58 3600.98