Buy Mexican Pesos

Taking a trip to Mexico? You can check the Pound to Peso rate and buy currency before you fly with Tesco Bank.

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Choose to purchase any single currency from £800 to £2,500 and get a better exchange rate

Why choose Tesco Bank Travel Money

  • Purchase instantly at our in-store travel money bureaux.
  • Free home delivery when you spend £500 or more online.
  • Free Click and Collect from our in-store bureaux and selected customer service desks.
  • The choice to buy currency and prepaid travel money cards from our in-store travel money bureaux.

Exchange rates may change throughout the day and will vary depending on whether you are buying in store, online or over the phone.

    Buy your Mexican Pesos online and collect them from selected Tesco stores

    Going to Mexico? Collect Pesos from your chosen Tesco store before you leave.

    If you’re going to Mexico, you can buy Pesos with Click & Collect and pick them up when you do your weekly shop.

    Simply place your order online, and collect your Mexican currency from a Tesco Travel Money bureau or selected customer service desks. You can select a date to collect your currency when you place your order.

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        How far could your Pesos go?

        Cancún

        Cancún

        • Mid-range three-course meal for two: MX$700.00
        • Cappuccino: MX$42.86
        • 0.5 litre of beer: MX$41.31
        • Soft drink: MX$22.75
        • Loaf of fresh white bread(500g): MX$30.96
        • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): MX$40.00
        • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): MX$40.00
        • One-way ticket on local transport: MX$10.50
        • Litre of petrol: MX$20.15

        Information sourced from Numbeo.com, March 2021.

          Playa del Carmen

          Playa del Carmen

          • Mid-range three-course meal for two: MX$500.00
          • Cappuccino: MX$45.00
          • 0.5 litre of beer: MX$35.00
          • Soft drink: MX$21.14
          • Loaf of fresh white bread(500g): MX$27.72
          • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): MX$32.50
          • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): MX$10.00
          • One-way ticket on local transport: MX$9.00
          • Litre of petrol: MX$20.62

          Information sourced from Numbeo.com, March 2021.

            Mexico City

            Mexico City

            • Mid-range three-course meal for two: MX$775.00
            • Cappuccino: MX$46.02
            • 0.5 litre of beer: MX$40.00
            • Soft drink: MX$18.14
            • Loaf of fresh white bread(500g): MX$31.24
            • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): MX$15.00
            • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): MX$6.00
            • One-way ticket on local transport: MX$6.00
            • Litre of petrol: MX$19.46

            Information sourced from Numbeo.com, March 2021.

              Oaxaca de Juárez

              Oaxaca de Juárez

              • Mid-range three-course meal for two: MX$475.00
              • Cappuccino: MX$42.47
              • 0.5 litre of beer: MX$20.75
              • Soft drink: MX$13.00
              • Loaf of fresh white bread(500g): MX$27.50
              • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): MX$40.00
              • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): MX$5.30
              • One-way ticket on local transport: MX$8.00
              • Litre of petrol: MX$19.26

              Information sourced from Numbeo.com, March 2021.

                Buy before you fly

                Benefits of planning ahead

                With so many things to think about, getting ready for a holiday can be a bit of a juggling act. But by ordering your Pesos online before you travel, you can tick one big thing off your list.

                Exchange rates can change so waiting until the last minute can limit your choice and arriving with some local cash means no searching for ATMs or banks.

                  Get your currency when it’s convenient for you

                  Use Click & Collect and arrange to pick up your Pesos as part of your weekly shop, either from a Tesco Travel Money bureau or selected customer service desks. Or, you could try our home delivery service – free on all online orders of £500 or over.

                  Exchange rates can change throughout the day and will vary depending on whether you are buying in store, online or over the phone.

                    Useful information about Mexico and the Peso (MXN)

                    Spending and exchanging Pesos in Mexico

                    While debit and credit cards are popular in the UK and other countries, some businesses in Mexico still prefer cash and in some cases don’t accept cards at all.

                    It’s worth keeping a supply of Peso coins and notes handy for when you need to buy essentials like bottled water or transport.

                    You can spot a local exchange bureau by keeping an eye out for the phrase, “Casa de Cambios,” which is literally translated as “house of changers.”

                      Facts about Mexican ATM machines

                      ATMs are popular in Mexico, although you may be charged a transaction fee when withdrawing your Pesos.

                      Withdrawal fees are typically around MX$1.50-MX$3.00 per transaction, but some machines charge no fee at all.

                      ATMs can commonly be found at banks and supermarkets. Helpfully, they typically display instructions in English.

                        Currency Denominations

                        • 1 Peso (MX$) is made up of 100 Centavos (¢)
                        • Centavos come in coins of 50, $1, 2$, $5 and $10
                        • Pesos come in banknotes of MX$20, MX$50, MX$100, MX$200, MX$500, and MX$1000
                        • Coins below 50¢ are rare to find these days, and many shops don’t handle small change

                        Looking for a different currency?

                        We sell over 50 currencies. Order online for home delivery or collect from selected Tesco stores.

                        Important information

                        Card fees and cancellations

                        Buying foreign currency using a credit or debit card

                        No matter how you purchase your travel money, whether it be in store, online or over the phone, you will not be charged any card handling fee by us. However, regardless of your card type, your card provider may apply fees, e.g. cash advance fees or other fees, so please check with them before you purchase your travel money.

                          Click & Collect cancellations

                          You can cancel a Click & Collect order any time prior to collection. We'll refund you with the full Sterling amount that you paid for your order, unless you cancel less than 24 hours before your collection date, in which case we'll charge a £10 late cancellation fee.

                          We are unable to refund any fees charged by your card issuer, so please contact them if you have any further queries.

                            Currency buy back

                            When you get home, we'll buy your travel money back

                            Let us turn your unspent holiday money into Pounds. It couldn't be simpler.

                            Just pop into one of our in-store Travel Money Bureaux when you get back to the UK. We buy back all the currencies we sell in most banknote values and also the Multi-currency Cash Passport™.

                            It doesn't matter where you bought your money, even if you didn't buy it from a Tesco Travel Money Bureau.

                              Key product information

                              Tesco Travel Money is provided by Travelex

                              Tesco Travel Money ordered in store is provided by Travelex Agency Services Limited. Registered No. 04621879. Tesco Travel Money ordered online or by telephone is provided by Travelex Currency Services Limited. Registered No. 03797356. Registered Office for both companies: Worldwide House, Thorpewood, Peterborough, PE3 6SB.

                              Multi-currency Cash Passport™ prepaid currency card is issued by PrePay Technologies Limited (PPS) pursuant to license by Mastercard International. PPS is an electronic money institution authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Electronic Money Regulations 2011 (FRN:900010) for the issuing of electronic money and payment instruments, with its registered office at Floor 6, 3 Sheldon Square, London, W2 6HY, UK. PPS is registered in England under company number 04008083. Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated.