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
9/22/2018 3530.86 3003.00 3926.00
9/23/2018 3533.14 3003.98 3927.28
9/24/2018 3530.71 3003.60 3937.69
9/25/2018 3530.09 3001.11 3945.25
9/26/2018 3529.41 3002.42 3954.59
9/27/2018 3516.97 3006.97 3945.85
9/28/2018 3486.18 3000.95 3917.46
9/29/2018 3455.04 2975.48 3877.36
9/30/2018 3456.64 2975.77 3877.90
10/1/2018 3456.33 2981.87 3888.64
10/2/2018 3447.30 2985.09 3878.79
10/3/2018 3468.83 3005.12 3902.42
10/4/2018 3477.34 3024.79 3926.67
10/5/2018 3477.37 3020.37 3945.03
10/6/2018 3485.36 3023.55 3965.83
10/7/2018 3486.12 3023.98 3967.63
10/8/2018 3484.52 3031.98 3966.96
10/9/2018 3483.70 3034.77 3974.55
10/10/2018 3511.32 3049.63 4018.02
10/11/2018 3549.74 3068.85 4055.86
10/12/2018 3580.35 3092.56 4081.71
10/13/2018 3574.57 3090.93 4066.48
10/14/2018 3576.75 3092.17 4064.91
10/15/2018 3583.82 3096.60 4068.55
10/16/2018 3583.69 3094.38 4079.46
10/17/2018 3554.85 3079.90 4048.74
10/18/2018 3532.08 3073.99 4020.06
10/19/2018 3538.29 3081.93 4019.16
10/20/2018 3543.53 3073.66 4017.85
10/21/2018 3543.76 3074.39 4018.51
10/22/2018 3544.04 3077.60 4021.90