Money & Budgets | How to Peru - Part 2
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Peru Money Profile – 10 Nuevo Sol Banknote

The 10 sol banknote is the smallest denomination of paper money in Peru Here’s a quick profile of the note and the people and places that feature on the design (old and new) The 10 Sol Banknote: Peruvian Pilot Quiñones...

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Peru Scams and Pickpocketing

Most Peru scams targeting tourists are basic affairs rather than complex long cons These scammers often use distraction techniques to create pickpocketing opportunities, while others prey on the inexperience or confusion of...

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Peru Tipping Guide

Tipping is not a big part of Peruvian culture but there are times when a tip is appropriate, if not necessarily obligatory The following Peru tipping guidelines will give you an idea of when to hand over a tip and how much to...

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Peruvian Currency

The Peruvian Nuevo Sol (PEN) has been the currency of Peru since 1991, when it replaced the inti The nuevo sol (plural nuevos soles; symbol S/) is divided into subunits called céntimos, much like the US cent or the British...

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The Cost of Peru Travel: Daily Budget

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...