Mexican Peso Exchange Rate

Whether you want to see the famous Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza with your own eyes, or plan on resting them comfortably beside your hotel pool, Travelex has the ideal travel money solution for your trip to Mexico. Buy Mexican Pesos ($) online from Travelex in a way that suits you.

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The best part is you can do it all without even leaving the house. At the touch of a button you can have your order delivered directly to your front door, with next day delivery available. Or if you prefer, have it sent to a Travelex store of your choice and pick it up at your convenience. It’s fair to say that getting your foreign currency has never been easier.

About the Mexican Peso

The Mexican Peso is commonly represented by its currency code (MXN) and in its symbol form ($). Did you know that Mexico actually used the $ symbol before the United States? However in some places you might see it referred to as MX$ or $100 MN (MN stands for Moneda Nacional, or National Currency) helping you to differentiate the peso with the dollar.


The Mexican Peso coin is made up of 100 Mexican cents; or centavos. The most popular banknotes are $50, $100 and $200, but rarer $20, $500 and $1,000 notes do exist. Coins are minted in 5, 10, 20 and 50 centavos, although those under 50 centavos are rarely seen now. You can also use $1, $2, $5 and $10 coins, which are quite handy when you are paying for taxi fares and smaller tips.

About Mexico

For those seeking sun, sand and adventure, Mexico is the perfect destination. Cancun and other resorts on the Caribbean coast are noted for their “good time” atmosphere as well as their beautiful beaches; But there is more than partying to be had in Mexico, as it is also a country steeped in history.

You are spoiled for choice if you want to explore ancient ruins in Mexico. One of the great wonders of the world – Chichen Itza – is a drive away from the main resorts, and is a sight that all visitors to Mexico should experience.

Why Buy from Mexican Pesos Travelex?

Travelex is the world’s largest retail foreign exchange specialist. You can find us in over 800 locations worldwide principally in airports and tourist locations in over 100 airports, across 25 countries.

Travelex is committed to offering the best possible overall price in the United States on your travel money purchase. We will not be undersold online on our Travelex US website. If you do find a better price offered by another foreign currency retailer online, we will refund the difference between the price paid by you and the more competitive price in accordance with our Online Price Promise Terms and Conditions.



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