Filipino Currency

Visiting Philippines and wants to know the name of the Filipino money unit or just need to know how much is $5 US dollars in Filipino currency?

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


Filipino Currency Exchange Rate Today

Philippines Money

  • The official 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? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Filipino money and use the local Peso as it is accepted everywhere in Philippines. American 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.

Are credit cards widely accepted 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?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most cases by the minute.

It’s wise to check out the current money exchange rate for US Dollar to Filipino Peso before buying the Peso you require for your up coming trip from American Dollar to Peso Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Peso to British Pound?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are often changing and in most cases minute by minute.

Therefore it's wise to check out the today's money exchange rate for British Pound to Filipino Peso before buying the Peso you require for your next trip from Stirling Pound to Peso Exchange Rate Today.