Money Information

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First of all we would like to mention that it is not custom to tip in Peru as it is in many other countries. As a consequence most Peruvians do not show their appreciation for a good service by lea...
Our below exchange rates are an average/mix of the rates you'll get in the local banks, exchange offices and official money exchangers (called "Cambistas"). Whenever changing money you should verif...
To send money from home to Peru or vice versa is easy and quick, unfortunately it can be quite expensive (depending on the amount the sender will have to pay a substantial fee).
Credit cards come very handy. All well known international credit cards (just known as "tarjetas") are accepted nearly everywhere in Lima. You can pay with your "tarjeta" in hotels, restaurants, sh...
US Dollars and Euros can be changed in Lima without restrictions in hotels, banks, exchange offices or on the street. Some places don't accept US$ 100 bills. The safest way to change money is in ba...

Is it Real or Fake?

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In November 2010 Peru was named the Counterfeit Cash Capital of the World. Quite surely nothing the country can be proud of; rather an indicator that you might be confronted with fake money while i...
Peru had since 1897 four main monetary systems. The first one was the Libra Peruana de Oro (Peruvian Gold Pound) that was in circulation as legal tender from 1897. In 1930 followed a new currency c...
Coming to Lima and Peru you have most probably heard good meant warnings about your safety especially in the capital. The general situation in Lima shouldn't be considered worse than in any other b...
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In 2006 we created LimaEasy just a few months after arriving in the Peruvian capital in a time when there wasn’t much detailed and especially up-to-date info in English about the city around. Within the following 8 years we made LimaEasy with lots of love and passion a household name and tremendo...