Enroll in BPI Online Banking While Abroad

Updated June 2018 Yes, you can enroll in BPI online banking while abroad. What account can I enroll in online banking? .   any deposit account with BPI, BPI Family, BPI Europe or BPI Direct .  BPI credit card For Express Cash card, loan accounts and other BPI accounts, you can enroll them ONLY after […]

South Korean Banks in the Philippines

There are three South Korean banks in the Philippines. They are all commercial banks operating as Philippine-based branches of the South Korea-based bank. Each has only one branch in the Philippines, one located in Makati and the other two in BGC in Taguig. KEB Hana Bank – Manila Branch 21st Floor, Zuellig Building Makati Avenue […]

BDO London is BDO Remit UK Ltd.

Is there a BDO London? Yes, there is. It’s not a bank. It’s a remittance company called BDO Remit UK Ltd. It’s owned by BDO Unibank in the Philippines through its subsidiary BDO Remit International Holdings BV (formerly CBN Grupo International Holdings BV). BDO Remit UK Ltd. is formerly CBN London Ltd. You can send […]

BDO Banco de Oro USA Toll Free Number

Banco de Oro USA Toll Free Number:  011 800 8 631 8000 This is the number that you will call if you want to call BDO Unibank in the Philippines without paying long-distance toll charges.  Use your landline to avoid paying US airtime charges.   If you use your mobile phone, you might be charged […]

Thrift Banks in the Philippines

As of March 2019, there are 54 thrift banks in the Philippines. With 54 head offices and 2,600 branch offices, there’s a total of 2,654 thrift bank offices in the country as of February 2019. The top thrift banks are BPI Family, Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank) and RCBC Savings Bank, ranked by total assets as […]

Investment Banks in the Philippines

What are the investment banks in the Philippines? Investment banks in the Philippines are also called investment banking firms or investment houses. They’re not really “banks” in the sense that we cannot just walk in to their premises and open deposit accounts or apply for bank loans. They do more complex activities. They serve corporations […]

Best Bank in the Philippines for Savings

The best bank in the Philippines for savings is a well-established bank that offers the biggest interest rate for savings accounts and is located near where you work or live.  But since the interest rates for savings account deposits are now negligible, like 0.25% annually, the best savings account would be an account with incentives […]

Interbank Transfer via INSTAPAY

You can send money online INSTANTLY from your bank in the Philippines to another bank in the Philippines through INSTAPAY as long as both sending and receiving entities are participants of INSTAPAY. The fee for sending online depends on your bank. It ranges from 5 pesos to 100 pesos. BDO charges 100 pesos per transaction. […]

Philippine Bank Closures in 2019

Here’s a list of Philippine bank closures in 2019: As of today, February  28, 2019, two banks have been closed down, and both were rural banks: 1.  Bagong Bangko Rural ng Malabang (Lanao del Sur), Inc.  – Office address at 593 Bayan St., Brgy. China Town (Pob.) Malabang, Lanao del Sur – Closed by the […]

UAE Exchange Branches in Dubai

Here are the locations of UAE Exchange Branches in Dubai: UAE Exchange is a global remittance partner of BDO, BPI, Landbank, and RCBC. Union Bank is a UAE Exchange partner in UAE only through Visa Direct. Al Barsha Shop No: 12 & 13, Ground Floor Lulu Hypermarket, Al Barsha Behind Mall of the Emirates and Adjacent […]