Filipino Currency

Going on a trip to Philippines and needs to know the name of the Filipino money unit or just want to know how much is $5 American dollars in Filipino currency?

Use the links on this page to learn more about the local currency in Philippines, currency symbol, notes and more.


Filipino Currency Exchange Rate Today

Philippines Money

  • The local money used in Philippines is Peso.

  • The currency symbol of the Filipino money is .

  • The Filipino currency code is PHP.

  • The Peso Notes: The Filipino currency notes are made up of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000 piso.

  • The Peso Coins: 1 Peso is made up of 100 Centavos. Filipino Centavo Coins go from 1, 5, 10, 25 sentimo, 1, 5, 10 piso.

What is the best currency to use in Philippines? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Filipino money and use the local Peso as it is accepted everywhere in Philippines. US dollars and other major currencies like British Pound or Swiss Franc are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Can I use my credit cards in Philippines? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Philippines (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - hence check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Peso to US Dollars?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most cases by the minute.

Therefore it's wise to ask for the the latest money exchange rate for US Dollar to Filipino Peso before ordering the Peso you require for your next trip at American Dollar to Peso Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Peso to British Pound?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most days by the minute.

It’s important to check out the current money exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Filipino Peso before ordering the Peso you require for your next trip from British Pound to Peso Exchange Rate Today.