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I have been to the Caribbean side of Mexico and have always used mainly US Dollars. what is best option for Puerto Vallarta?

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1. Re: currency

Best option is pesos wherever you are in Mexico :)) But more so in PV than Cancun.

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Pesos. You will overpay by about 30% on every item if you pay in dollars.

For example, depending on the daily exchange rate a 1000 peso dinner will cost me $77 if I pay in pesos and you $100 if you pay in dollars.

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Cancún and Cabo are very much like USA, so they take the currency, we are different :)

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Peso. You want to have peso for Puerto Vallarta. I use peso only in Cabo San Lucas as well.

Edited: 31 July 2014, 21:06
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Check out one of the Top 10 Questions about Puerto Vallarta on the upper left side.

England
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6. Re: currency

Thanks everyone for the advice.

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7. Re: currency

In all of Mexico we use pesos, including the Caribbean side. A bigger bang for your buck.

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Since you're coming from England it's also good for you to know you can exchange GBP for pesos in PV. Casa de cambio outlets all over town show exchange rates for GBP and Euros in addition to USD and CAD.

I'm not 100% sure but I think the banks exchange it too but have never looked that hard.

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and you can use your ATM card here to get pesos, at the best rate also :)

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10. Re: currency

When I had some left over Euros to exchange last month, I think the rate was $17.10 MXP to 1 Euro. The pound sterling exchange rate was even better. So exchange your money here or use an ATM. Have a wonderful trip.