Money & Budgets

Peruvian Currency

Five Nuevo Sol Coin

The Peruvian Nuevo Sol has been the currency of Peru since 1991. Banknotes and coins are issued by the Banco Central de Reserva del Peru.

The Cost of Peru Travel: Daily Budget

peru travel cost

It’s not easy to put a figure on the cost of traveling in Peru. Even among shoestring backpackers, daily budgets can range from almost impossibly low to comparatively decadent. But if you want a rough idea of how much you might spend on a day-to-day basis, read on…

Fake Money in Peru

Learn how to identify fake money in Peru so you don’t end up with a pocket full of counterfeit Peruvian sol banknotes and coins.

Peru Money Profile – 10 Nuevo Sol Banknote

The Peruvian 10 nuevo sol banknote is the smallest denomination of paper money in Peru. Here is a Peru money profile for the 10 soles note, my personal favourite because it features arguably the coolest guy to appear on any of the Peruvian banknotes.