In recent years, using traveler checks in
For the first time, bringing dollars wasn’t a good idea either. On my recent trip, I visited several big banks and non let me exchange them for pesos. “Solamente si sos cliente” – only for clients of the bank.
Don’t exchange at the guy in the street yelling “Dolares, Euros’. This is Nuevas Reinas/ Nine Queens country after all. Watch out for fake pesos. Or single side printed pesos.
Luckily I do have another option and can ask my brother in law to exchange at his bank.
What do other tourists do? Perhaps there are more casa de cambio near La