The Peruvian financial system consists of 64 financial institutions: 15 banks, 10 finance companies, 13 Municipal Savings and Loan. Of which Continental, Interbank, Scotiabank, Bank of Credit and listed the top 25 banks in Latin America. These banks also are those that have more coverage nationally and work with the most popular cards worldwide, such as Visa, Master Card, Diners Club and American Express.
The vast majority of restaurants, hotels and establishments accept credit cards. The use of travelers checks is limited because only certain banks and the hotels can charge, see earlier in the establishments to see if they are accepted.