Question: What should I avoid in the Philippines?

What things are banned in Philippines?

Prohibited goods include:Used clothing and rags;Toy guns;Right-hand drive vehicles;Hazardous waste, even in transit into Philippine territory;Laundry and industrial detergents containing hard surfactants;Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs);Used motorcycle parts, except engine; and,Live piranha, shrimp, and prawns.

How much money should I bring to the Philippines?

If you plan a short trip to the Philippines and explore every day, you can expect to pay around $40 – $70 per day, excluding accommodation costs. If your trip consists of a popular tourist island or major cities such as Metro Manila, it is recommended to bring $100 per day, which covers unexpected expenses.

Can I ship vitamins to Philippines?

Shipments of pharmaceuticals are subject to clearance from Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Shipments require Import Permit from BPI (Bureau of Plant and Industry) Plant Quarantine Service (BPI-PQS). Shipments of vitamins are subject to clearance from the FDA (Food and Drug Administration).

Can I use my debit card in Philippines?

Will my credit or debit card work in the Philippines? Visa and Mastercard are widely accepted in the Philippines. Discover cards have moderate acceptance rates - you can use them at Citibank, SB Card, and BDO Unibank ATMs, but not elsewhere.

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