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GBP to Mexican Peso (MXN)

  • Order your Mexican Peso online - collect from your nearest branch or get next day delivery
  • Order between £400 and £2,500 and get a better rate the more you spend

Today's online rates

Travel Money Flash Sale

We’ll be offering Euros, US Dollars, Australian Dollars, New Zealand Dollars and United Arab Emirates Dirhams until 8a.m. on Monday 12th November.

Currency fluctuations may cause advertised exchange rates to change during the promotional period. We reserve the right to withdraw this offer at any time. Terms and Conditions.

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However we deliver your Mexican notes, you get more Pesos for your money

Whether you're going to explore Mexico's mega cities or its tiny pueblos, prefer its Caribbean beaches or the stunning Pacific coast, you'll have a fabulous time in a country whose charisma and beauty make it one of the most visited places in the world.

Post Office Money is the best place to sort out your Mexican travel money too. You'll find it hard to get more Mexican Pesos for your pound anywhere else. If you like the rate that we offer today, just click and order - you'll be able to pick up your Mexican money the next working day.

You get our best rate for Mexican Pesos here

You enjoy our best rates for Mexican Pesos when you order them online. The more you buy the better your rate.

We charge zero commission

Because we want you to spend as much as possible of your holiday money on yourself, we don't charge you commission.

Your Mexican currency delivered to your door

Order your Mexican Pesos before 3pm on a working day and we can drop it off at your home, the next working day by Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed® by 1pm. For orders of £500 or over, delivery is free, or for orders of under £500 there is a small delivery charge of £4.99. You can also have it delivered on a Saturday for a £1.50 charge, as long as you order it at least a day in advance.

We'll buy your unused Pesos from you

If you find you've a pocket full of Pesos on your return to the UK, we'll buy them back from you. Just show us the receipt from when you bought them and we won't charge any commission.

Some notes about Pesos

  • The Mexican Peso is the official currency for Mexico.
  • It's abbreviated by the Dollar sign, $, but to distinguish it from American Dollars you might see it either as MX$ or $MN, (MN stands for Mondeca Nacional, or National Currency).
  • Notes are printed in denominations of 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 Pesos.
  • Peso coins are minted in 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents (or centavos as they are called locally).
  • However you're unlikely to spot a coin of less value than a 50 cents.
  • Peso coins in $1, $2, $5 and $10 denominations are more common, and you'll find them very useful, especially for paying tips.
  • Try to carry smaller denomination notes and coins with you if you're shopping away from the big stores. Many traders won't have any change to give you.

Our mobile apps lets you see what you're spending, wherever you are

Check your holiday spending, convert local prices into pounds and order travel money with our free smartphone apps. There are three handy apps to download for iOS and Android: Travel Essentials, Travel Money Card and Currency Converter. You can also download an instant currency converter for your Apple Watch.

How far will your money go in Mexico?

Mexico can be surprisingly expensive if you stay at popular resorts and package tourist areas. If you're adventurous and venture off the beaten path your money will go further too. As a rule, locally owned hotels and restaurants are considerably less expensive than anything targeted specifically at tourists.

Prices can also be affected by season and many hotels raise their prices during busy times of the year. Summer, Christmas and Easter are the peak times for Mexican tourists and areas like Acapulco and Cancún, which attract large numbers of overseas visitors, put their prices up during the high season.

Mexican markets are fun, and save you money too

Local market produce is much cheaper - and often much fresher - than what's on offer in sit-down restaurants. You may need to barter though. If you want to take a taxi agree the price before you get in the vehicle, because many drivers don't use meters. Taxi drivers don't expect tips, although it's customary to tip restaurant waiters between 10 to 15% of your bill, unless service is included.

As a very rough guide you can get by on around £250 per week, and live well on £400.

Is it a good time to buy Pesos?

If you aren't visiting Mexico straight away, you can choose to buy Pesos at a time that's right for you. Use our Historical Exchange Rate tool to help you spot if prices are rising or falling over time..

Have you had your jabs?

Before you go to Mexico, check what you need to get vaccinated against - especially if you intend to spend any time outside the big cities. You'll need to book your jabs in advance, so don't leave them until you're about to fly.

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Get hold of your holiday money quickly. Pick it up from the dedicated Travel Money counter at your nearest Post Office.

Want your cash delivered tomorrow? Order by 3pm today for delivery to your home.