Philippines is part of Asia with main city at
Manila. Its Developing country with a
population of 103M people. The main currency is Philippine Peso. The languages
spoken are English. the Republic of the Philippines is the formal name of Philippines It is adviced to Exercise a high degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~24.71 °C 🌧 ~145.41 mm 👨👩👦👦 103M people
⚠️ Travel advice
fiber_manual_record Exercise a high degree of caution
Taal Volcano, in the southern Luzon province of Batangas, erupted on 12 January 2020. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) has raised the alert level to four (4 out of 5), meaning an "explosive eruption" could happen in the coming hours or days. Local authorities have increased increased the exclusion zone to 14 kms from the volcano's crater. Follow the instructions of local authorities, including any evacuation orders. Contact your airline or tour operator to determine if the situation will disrupt your travel plans. We haven't changed our level of advice. Exercise a high degree of caution in the Philippines overall. Higher levels of advice are in place for some parts of the country.
issued date: January 14, 2020
Philippines uses 220V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type B and Type C.
The languages that are typically spoken are English
💱 Currencies Used
Philippines uses the Philippine peso (symbol: ?), code PHP.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50 and 20 pesos. Peso is subdivided into 100 centavos. Coins come in denominations of 10, 5 and 1 pesos and 25, 10, 5 and 1 centavos.
Automatic teller machines are common in Philippines. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Philippines. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip. Receipts might sometimes include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.