The Low Down on Philippine Currency
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
|Currency sub unit:|
¢ (sentimo or centavo)
₱1, ₱5, ₱10, ₱20, ₱50, ₱100, ₱500
1¢, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢
The official currency of the Philippines is the peso, or ‘piso’ in Filipino - abbreviated to PHP.
Philippine banknotes and coins are minted exclusively by the Central Bank of the Philippines or Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas in Quezon City. The peso has been used in its current form since 1949.
1 peso is divided into 100 centavos, and the most popular bills for Philippine peso are the 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000 notes.
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Buying Philippine Pesos Online is Easy
Simply order your Philippine pesos online to lock in the rate, then choose to collect at your local store or at the airport before you fly.
- 1. Click the ‘Buy Pesos Now’ button below
And tell us how much you need for your trip.
- 2. Choose how to get it
Collect your currency from 33 Travelex stores.
- 3. Pay online
Simply pay using either your debit card (recommended) or credit card and you’re all set!
*Rates are subject to change throughout the day. In-store rates vary compared to online.
**The figures provided are indicative only and are there to provide an idea of the amount of travel money you may need during your trip.