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The Things To Know

Population: 67,114,060

Language:Tagalog (Filipino dialect) is the National Language.

The American occupation was responsible for teaching the English Language.

The Philippines is currently the third largest English speaking country in the world.

Currency: Peso (Php).

Notes are issued in denominations of P5, P10, P20, P50, P100, P500, and P1000.

Coins are issued for (centavos), 5c, 10c, 25c, 50c, p1, p5.

Foreign currencies can be exchanged at banks, hotels and authorized exchanged dealers.

Outside of Manila payments are preferably made in pesos.

Major Travelers Checks is widely accepted.

Major Credit Cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Diners Club) can be used to pay for most goods and services.

Bank Hours Banks are open 9am-3pm Mon-Fri (except public holidays).

Shop Hours Most shops operate 10am-7.30pm daily (except public holidays)

Time: Local time is GMT plus 8 hours.

Business English is the language used.

Sexual equality is more widespread in the Philippines than in other Asian countries.

Make sure you have business cards.


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Navigation Systems you can use for Holiday Travel

Even a simple compass in your vehicle can assist you when you least expect it. I was recently driving along when there was a detour due to road construction. I followed everyone else and then came to some signs. It said 5 miles East and then 11 Miles North to get to my destination. The problem was there were no arrows and I didn’t know which way I was headed on that road. Luckily my car has a built in compass so I was able to figure it out. If you vehicle doesn’t have one then you need to purchase one. It will come in handy as you travel for the holidays.

This information will allow you to find the fastest route as well as the shortest route to get to your holiday destination. You can also find the route that has access to hotels, restaurants, and rest areas. This is great information if you are traveling with children because you will find you have to stop more often in order to keep everyone happy. Navigation Systems you can use for Holiday Travel


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