Philippines is part of Asia with main city at Manila. It's usually 🌤️ 24.71 °C in Philippines with a rainfall of 🌧 145.41 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 Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~24.71 °C 🌧 ~145.41 mm 👨👩👦👦 103M people
🛡️ Travel safety
Exercise a high degree of caution
We've reviewed our advice for the Philippines. We haven't changed the overall level of our advice, exercise a high degree of caution. Higher levels apply. If you're fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with at least one booster, you don't need to undergo pre-departure COVID-19 testing. If you aren't fully vaccinated with one booster, you must provide a negative COVID-19 (RT-PCR) test within 48 hours or a negative COVID-19 (RAT) test administered and certified by a health care professional within 24 hours to enter. Children may be exempt from this requirement. If you're fully vaccinated, you can enter the Philippines without a visa or quarantine, provided you meet specific requirements. Transit restrictions are in place between some International airport terminals. Follow the Philippines Department of Tourism for the latest advice. You should also confirm the rules for your airline as it may vary between airlines. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in the Philippines overall due to crime and terrorism. Higher levels apply in some areas.
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.
Internet speed in Philippines is on average 3.2 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Philippines is low. It is not as easy to find one.
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.
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 .
🛣️ 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.
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