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
4/19/2021 4343.38 3608.54 5046.55
4/20/2021 4355.84 3615.52 5050.50
4/21/2021 4371.08 3634.87 5063.13
4/22/2021 4366.05 3629.15 5040.01
4/23/2021 4371.04 3625.09 5027.23
4/24/2021 4385.79 3625.28 5031.61
4/25/2021 4383.49 3623.58 5028.38
4/26/2021 4389.14 3629.54 5043.84
4/27/2021 4410.43 3651.57 5074.50
4/28/2021 4467.16 3695.65 5136.19
4/29/2021 4487.77 3701.52 5163.80
4/30/2021 4486.54 3715.77 5159.44
5/1/2021 4487.56 3733.65 5158.87
5/2/2021 4487.59 3733.11 5158.07
5/3/2021 4523.88 3755.33 5208.43
5/4/2021 4555.83 3788.34 5258.41
5/5/2021 4590.17 3822.93 5315.75
5/6/2021 4606.94 3827.32 5318.96
5/7/2021 4610.58 3808.07 5309.18
5/8/2021 4592.25 3775.29 5279.41
5/9/2021 4591.75 3774.80 5278.00
5/10/2021 4566.41 3756.63 5293.83
5/11/2021 4533.07 3730.36 5273.80
5/12/2021 4507.77 3721.15 5251.77