Money : The official currency of Peru is the new Sun and its siíbolo is S /. Names that are in circulation are: tickets 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 new soles; coins 1 and 5 new soles and 10, 20 and 50 cents again sol.La Peruvian economy is dollarized in 70%, which generally can be made commercial transactions and services in both currencies.
Exchange : The foreign currency easier to switch to national currency is the United States dollar (USD), common in commercial transactions and the acquisition of various bienen. The exchange houses abound and it is also possible to change dollars through changers on the street, who are in the central areas of the city. Hotels and commercial establacimientos offer this service but use a conversion rate slightly higher, but offer greater security. The exchange rate fluctuates daily, and so insignificant. The foreign exchange earnings to Peru is unlimited.
Travelers Checks : The use of traveller's cheques is very widespread in the business of the country. Some banks even change their problematic for cash (Calculate a loss of between 2% and 5% of the amount to change).
Money transfers (turns) : It can be done through commercial banks. In international transfers is necessary to calculate at least 3 days to complete the processing. The transfers took a day or less. It is also possible to get cash from your credit card.
Credit Cards : The credit cards are accepted at the peru are American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Diners. However, its use is widespread in the provinces shortly.
Banks : Generally banks cater to the public Monday through Friday from 9 to 18 pm and on Saturdays until noon, in Lima, the capital, but in the provinces as Cusco closes at noon for a period of 3 hours, re-opening in the afternoon. The opening hours are slightly shorter during the summer months.