Country and Currency Information

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Time Zone (GMT):+8
Capital City:Manila
Largest City:Quezon City
Currency:Philippines Peso = 100 sentimos
Currency Code:PHP
Banknote Denominations:20 / 50 / 100 / 200 / 500 / 1,000
Exchangeable Currencies:All major
* Lowest Returnable Note:100

* When selling currency back to most bureaux. Coins are generally NOT returnable.

GOV.UK Travel Advice

Monday 24 September 2018 9:11am
Latest update: Summary - Typhoon Mangkhut (local name Ompong) struck northern Luzon on 15 September; the after effects being experienced include landslides, power outages and infrastructure damage are still being dealt with by the Philippine authorities; if you're in the area you should monitor local news coverage and follow the advice of the local authorities

(This information was still current on the GOV.UK website 22 minutes ago)