WHO in the Western Pacific and its services

Banking facilities

Marsman Drysdale Travel Inc., the WHO Regional Office’s in‑plant travel agency, will assist in the encashment of traveller's checks. The Bank of the Philippine Islands is a short walk from WHO.

Peso is the unit of currency. Bank notes are in denominations of 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 pesos. Coins are in denominations of:

  • Pesos: 1, 5 and 10
  • Centavos: 1, 5, 10, and 25.

International credit cards are accepted by the majority of tourist establishments. Automated teller machines (ATMs) are available 24 hours a day. ATMs are available along U.N. Avenue, in malls and at the Guard House at the United Nations Avenue entrance to WHO.

Exchange rate as of June 2008: US$1 = Pesos 43.69

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