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What to spend your pesos on

  • Margarita with Jose Cuervo in a touristy location

    125 pesos

  • 6oz (200ml) bottle of name brand suntan lotion

    400 pesos

  • Tourist t-shirt

    350 pesos

  • Postcard and a stamp

    70 pesos

  • Sombrero (but don’t)

    400 pesos

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Must-sees in Mexico

  • Mexico City
  • Comprising some 1,500 buildings that have been declared historically important, Centro Histórico (the historic centre) sits on top of the ruins of the capital of the Aztec Empire and is where the Spanish began building Mexico City in the 16th century.
  • Tulum
  • Breathtaking scenery combines with archeological significance at Tulum on Mexico’s Caribbean coastline. Azure ocean waters lap sandy shores dotted with ancient Mayan structures, from pyramids to walls, houses to burial sites.
  • Copper Canyon
  • Located in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, Mexico’s Copper Canyon has been ground out of the reddish rock from six rivers over centuries of water flow. Over 6000ft deep at places, Copper Canyon is perhaps one of Mexico’s lesser known natural splendours.

Trust in Travelex

Being able to order online and pickup at a convenient location at no charge was real plus. This is the second time we've use this service and are very pleased.Robin S.

Excellent. Everything was ready for me to pick up.Janet R.

This was a first time experience but I can say the staff was very professional and informativeCheryle L.

A deep dive on pesos

In 1993, after months of hyperinflation and capital flight from Mexico, then president Carlos Salinas de Gortari introduced a new Mexican peso (Neuvo peso) by stripping three zeros off the currency. Thus, $1000 of old pesos became just $1 of the new currency. Over the following three years, all new, re-valued currency replaced the old, resulting the the ‘Nuevo’ being dropped from the official name.

More info on Mexican pesos

Frequently used bank notes include $20, $50, $100, $200, $500 and $1000. Coins range from the fractional units known as centavo (10¢, 20¢ and 50¢), and peso values $1, $2, $5, $10 and $20.

Buying Mexican pesos online is easy



Ordering your Mexican pesos online is simple. There are over 100 Travelex stores across the US to pick up your order from, or you can have it delivered straight to your door.

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Travelex Money card

Travelex Money card

If you prefer plastic to cash, why not try our Cash Passport? A prepaid card, simply top up with Mexico pesos before your trip and use abroad wherever you see the MasterCard logo

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