The Peruvian financial system: national coverage and wide range of services.
The Peruvian financial system is composed of 64 financial institutions: 15 banks, 10 finance companies, 13 Cajas Municipales de Ahorro y Crédito. Of which Continental, Interbank, Banco de Crédito and Scotiabank appear in the list of the 25 best banks in Latin America. These banks also have the widest national coverage and work with the best known cards worldwide, such as Visa, Master Card, Diners Club and American Express.
Most restaurants, hotels and establishments accept credit cards. The use of traveler's checks is limited since only certain banks and hotels can charge them, check with the establishments to find out if they are accepted.