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Exchange rates today

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Exchange rates today

Hi guys,

Will be arriving El nido in the next 12 hours. Trying to decide where to exchange my aussie dollars to pesos - in Manila airport or El nido itself.

Anyone know of the rates in El nido?

Cheers

M

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1. Re: Exchange rates today

You will get a better rate at Manila Airport - there is typically a bank at or close to the inner roadway of all but Terminal 4 if I recall.

I assume that you lack the time to change money in Manila: if you have that luxury of time, the best moneychjanger is Edzen or its sister Sheena in A. Mabini Street, Ermita but in heavy traffic this can be 50 minutes from the airport. Sometimes the rate is a peso or even an amazing 1.5 pesos higher per Australian dollar than at other Manila ,or Makati moneychangers.

Whatever you do, do not change any $A to PHP in Australia: you will get ripped off.

Edited: 4:01 pm, December 24, 2013
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2. Re: Exchange rates today

Thanks mate!

I've got 5 hours before I board the ITU flight to El nido. I'll see what I can do. A little bit tired and excited!

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3. Re: Exchange rates today

Definitely Manila Airport but since you have 5 hours, you may want to try your luck at Mall of Asia is you find Makati or Malate too far for you.

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4. Re: Exchange rates today

Thanks guys.

Xx

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5. Re: Exchange rates today

44.20++ was rate yesterday at Sanrys. for USD.

Edited: 11:24 pm, December 24, 2013
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6. Re: Exchange rates today

Exchange your AUD in Manila since I reckon only a handful will accept them in El Nido. Only major currencies like USD EUR GBP would be accepted in small currency shops there.

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7. Re: Exchange rates today

Manila airport is best bet but there is a decent Money Exchange place in the main strip (Palawan Pawnshop) which offers rates nearly as good as Manila airport so don't fret since you can change money at El Nido.I used it myself without any issue.

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