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Philippines international travel guide

Philippines πŸ‡΅πŸ‡­

Philippines is part of Asia with main city at Manila. It's usually 🌀️ 25.95 °C in Philippines with a rainfall of 🌧 263.63 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Philippines. Internet speed in Philippines is on average 3.2 Mbps. In Philippines you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 103M people. The main currency is Philippine Peso. The languages spoken are English. Automatic teller machines are common in Philippines. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Developing Β  🌀️ ~25.95 Β°C Β  🌧 ~263.63 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 103M people
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Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel
The entry of foreign nationals and tourists is restricted (see 'Travel'). The travel ban does not affect Filipino citizens. Quarantine and COVID-19 restrictions are still in place. Contact your airline to see if there are any changes to your flight. You must wear a face mask and shield outside your accommodation. Follow the advice of local authorities and monitor the Australian Embassy’s website for major updates. We continue to advise: Do not travel to the Philippines due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

issued date: February 11, 2021

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Philippines uses 220V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type B and Type C.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English
Money

πŸ’± 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.

🏧 ATMs

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 β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ’β€β™‚οΈ Tipping

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 β€˜extra’ tip. Receipts might sometimes include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.
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Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Philippines is on average 3.2 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Philippines is low. It is not as easy to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 1,199.04 PHP, which includes 5 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: Globe or Smart. Philippines uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Philippines upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Philippines, dial +, then 63 (the country code for Philippines), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Philippines, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 2 .
Driving

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Philippines you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 20-60 km/h (12-37 mph) on undivided highways, 40-60 km/h (24-37 mph) in all built-up areas, 60-100 km/h (37-62 mph) on motorways and 60-100 km/h (37-62 mph) on expressways.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police
223 171 63, 800 220 46
Ambulance
589 705 88
Fire department
800 220 46
Useful Information
Find other useful infromation when you are travelling to other country like visa details, embasssies, customs, health regulations and so on.
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Last updated: September 11, 2021