Our currency is the Colombian Peso. Cents are not used. The coins are found in : $20, $50, $100, $200 and
$500. The bills are: $1.000, $2.000, $5.000,
$10.000, $20.000 and $50.000.
The companies in charge of the service of transactions in foreign currency are the offices of commercial banks or authorized currency exchange houses. Additionally some hotels give this service to their guests.
For your security, NEVER EXCHANGE MONEY WITH INFORMAL VENDORS OR ON THE STREET. View Directory Currency Exchange
The banks have a common schedule from 8:00 am. to 11:30 am. and from 2:00 pm. to 4:00 pm. On Fridays the schedule is until 4:30 pm. The last day of each month the service is only until 12:00 m. View Banks Directory
Most commercial establishments in Cartagena de Indias accept VISA, MASTER CARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS and DINERS credit cards.