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Puerto Maldonado

Money & costs


Brazilian reais and Bolivian bolivianos used to be hard to exchange here, though there is now a growing presence of Brazilian visitors since the opening of new bridge link at Iñapari, and Brazilian reais are becoming more acceptable.

Banco de la Nación (Plaza de Armas) Limited facilities but also has a Multired ATM that does not take all cards.

BCP (formerly Banco de Crédito; 57 1210; Plaza de Armas) Changes US cash or traveler’s checks; has Visa ATM.

Casa de Cambio (Puno at G Prada) Has standard rates for US dollars.