Mexico Currency


Mexican currency is the Mexican Peso (MXN), divided into 100 centavos. Credit cards are widely accepted, particularly Visa, MasterCard and American Express. ATMs are available in most cities and towns and are the most convenient way to get money, but for safety reasons should only be used during business hours and vigilance is advised. Although many businesses will accept foreign currency (particularly US Dollars) it is best to use pesos. Foreign currency can be exchanged at one of many casas de cambio (exchange houses), which have longer hours and offer a quicker service than the banks.

Currency Exchange Rates

Mexico MXN 1 MXN 5 MXN 10 MXN 100 MXN 1,000
Australia AUD 0.07 AUD 0.35 AUD 0.71 AUD 7.08 AUD 70.83
Canada CAD 0.07 CAD 0.35 CAD 0.70 CAD 6.98 CAD 69.75
Ireland EUR 0.05 EUR 0.24 EUR 0.48 EUR 4.84 EUR 48.38
New Zealand NZD 0.07 NZD 0.37 NZD 0.74 NZD 7.36 NZD 73.60
South Africa ZAR 0.77 ZAR 3.85 ZAR 7.70 ZAR 77.01 ZAR 770.05
United Kingdom GBP 0.04 GBP 0.20 GBP 0.41 GBP 4.05 GBP 40.50
United States of America USD 0.05 USD 0.27 USD 0.54 USD 5.41 USD 54.09

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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