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AUD to PEN Exchange Rate

Code PEN
Symbol S/
50 céntimos, 5 soles, 1 sole, 20 céntimos, 10 céntimos, 5 céntimos, 2 soles
10 soles, 20 soles, 100 soles, 50 soles

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Planning your trip to Peru

Holiday Budget Calculator

We get it, doing your holiday budget is a snore fest. It's important though, so we've made it super easy for you to do now. Just punch in your holiday deets and we'll combine destination spend data with our exchange rates so you know how much to take. Easy peasy budget donesy!


About the currency

Coins and notes

Ah soles, they’re such a phenomenal currency to use. The sol get's subdivided into 100 céntimos.

Coins come in 50 céntimos, 1 sole, 20 céntimos, 5 soles, 10 céntimos, 5 céntimos & 2 soles, then banknotes range up through 10, 20, 50 & 100 soles (200 soles banknotes are very rarely used).

Facts about the currency

  • Main cities big retail and hospitality venues accept credit cards, however, in some areas, cash is the only form of payment accepted. Bring cash with you at all times.
  • The word "sol" means sun in Spanish, and has been used  for Peru's currency since 1857, but soles weren't actually produced until much later.
  • In order to fight counterfeiting, watermarks can be found on the upper left corner of banknotes.
  • In the late 1980s, the Peruvian Sol saved the nation's economy from uncontrollable inflation to a more stable exchange rate and lower inflation.