Best Money Changers and Foreign Exchange Dealers in Metro Manila

These are the best money changers and foreign exchange dealers in Metro Manila, based on my own experience and the experiences of people commenting on online forums and blogs.

The Five Money Changers and Foreign Exchange Dealers Recommended by Many People:

CZARINA FOREIGN EXCHANGE updated March 26, 2018

Glorietta 1, 3rd Floor, Space 3-077
Ayala Center
Everyday: 10am to 7pm

Makati Cinema Square, Pasong Tamo
Upper Ground Floor, Unit 15
Mon to Fri only: 10am to 6pm
Closed Sat, Sun and holidays

Liberty Center Building
Ground Floor, Unit 103
104 H.V. De La Costa cor San Agustin St
Salcedo Village
Mon to Fri only: 10am to 6pm
Closed Sat, Sun and holidays

Easton Place, Ground Floor
Valero cor V.A. Rufino
Salcedo Village
Mon to Fri only: 10am to 6pm
Closed Sat, Sun and holidays

Prince Plaza II, Unit G7
Dela Rosa St., Legazpi Village
Mon to Fri only: 10am to 6pm
Closed Sat, Sun and holidays

Picasso Residences, Ground Floor
L.P. Leviste St.
Salcedo Village
Mon to Fri only: 10am to 6pm
Closed Sat, Sun and holidays

Alabang Town Center, Ground Floor
Alabang-Zapote Road parking lot entrance
After entry, to your right
Everyday: 10am to 7pm

Pines Arcade Bldg., Ground Floor
No. 12 Session Road
Everyday: 8:30am to 6pm

Q Plaza Commercial Complex, Space GS28-29
Felix Ave cor. Marcos Highway
Everyday: 10am to 7pm

New Farmer’s Plaza, Ground Floor
Gen. Roxas St., Araneta Center
Mon to Sat: 10am to 7pm
Sun: 10am to 6pm

Ever-Gotesco Mall, Lower Ground Floor
Commonwealth Avenue
Everyday: 10am to 8pm

Ali Mall, Lower Ground Floor, Unit LG018
Araneta Center, Cubao
Mon to Fri: 10am to 8pm

Ayala Mall, Fairview Terraces (across SM Fairview)
Ground Floor Space L029B
Quirino Highway, corner Maligaya Drive
Barangay Pasong Putik, Novaliches
Mon to Sat: 10am to 7pm

Robinson’s Magnolia, New Manila, Unit 03374 Level 3
Aurora Blvd cor Doña Hemady & N. Domingo Street
Everyday: 10am to 7pm

Estancia Mall Capitol Commons, Lower Floor, Unit B1-003
Meralco Avenue corner Shaw Blvd.
Everyday: 10am to 7pm

Uptown Mall, Lower Ground 2, Unit B 201
9th Avenue 36th Street, BGC
Mon to Sat: 10am to 7pm

– Glorietta 1, Ayala Center, Makati
– Park Square 1, Ayala Center, Makati
– Greenbelt 1, Ayala Center, Makati
– The Link Ayala, Ayala Ave, Makati
– A. Venue Mall, Makati Ave cor Valdez, Makati
– Market! Market! Fort Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
– Guadalupe Commercial Complex, Edsa, Guadalupe, Makati
– Cash & Carry, South Superhighway, Makati
– V-Mall, Greenhills, San Juan
– Unimart Shpping Center, Greenhills, San Juan
– Robinsons Galleria, EDSA cor. Ortigas, QC
– Trinoma Mall, North Ave, QC
– Metro Point Mall, Edsa corner Taft, Pasay City

— customers say Moromax offers the same rate for smaller bills
– Level 1, Robinsons Place, Ermita, Manila
– Manila Ocean Park, Manila
– Highrise Pacific Star Bldg., Makati Ave cor Gil Puyat Ave, Makati
– Robinsons Metro East, Marcos Highway, Pasig City
– Robinsons Place, Junction, cainta
– Robinsons Galleria, Edsa cor Ortigas, QC
– Farmers Plaza, Araneta Center, Cubao, QC
– Ever Gotesco Mall, Commonwealth Ave., QC
– 139 Mother Ignacia St, South Triangle 4, QC
– Ever Ortigas, Ortigas Extension, Santa Lucia, Pasig
– Ever Plaza Grand Central, Grace Park, Caloocan City

1151 Mabini Street, near corner Salas Street
– only one branch, so the line is usually long
– walking distance from Robinsons Place Ermita 

– 1517 Mabini St., Ermita
– Level 2 Eton Centris Station, Quezon Avenue, QC
– 2nd Floor, Trinoma, QC

Other Money Changers Recommended by Some People:

Naila’s Money Changer
1741 Mabini St., Malate
– You can ask questions via chat at
– If you need foreign currencies, usually Naila’s have these currencies available; call in advance for faster service

Sheeha Money Changer
– along Mabini St., Ermita, near Edzen

Al-Fhatra Money Changer
1221 M H Del Pilar St., Ermita, City of Manila, Metro Manila
– near Duck Inn

Sarah-Ashley Money Changer
487 UN Avenue, Ermita, Manila

Moonlight Money Changer
74-A Mabini, Ermita

Euro Dollar Money Changer
Ground Floor, B2 Sunrise Center, 488 Pablo de Ocampo, Malate

Money Changer at METRO Supermarket
(Beside Bayad Center, Customer Service and Smart)
Alabang Town Center, Alabang-Zapote Road
(Some of the times, the rates are competitive with Czarina, other times their rates are lower)

New discovery!
Money Changer at the 4th Floor of Southwoods Mall in Binan, Laguna
When the US dollar-peso rate was much less than 53 pesos in many exchange shops, their rate was
1 US dollar = 53 pesos.

For big amounts of money, go to money changers inside malls that also have banks or cash deposit machines operating inside the malls. After getting your peso bills, you can just walk several steps towards these banks or cash deposit machines and deposit your money.

Some of the banks that operate inside malls are:
BDO and China Bank (SM malls)
BPI (Ayala malls and some SM malls)
Robinsons Bank (Robinsons malls)
EastWest (Festival Mall).
BPI has cash deposit machines at Ayala malls and at some SM malls.

Note:  These money changers might have other branches not listed.

NOTE: Many money changers now require you to present at least 1 valid ID and fill up personal data forms.  Some even require at least 2 valid IDs from new customers.
Obviously, this new procedure arose from the recent Bangladesh Bank heist, in which US$81 million was stolen from the bank through wire transfer and was laundered through RCBC Bank and money changer PhilRem.

For those in the Alabang, Muntinlupa area, here’s a list of the
Best Money Changers in Alabang, Muntinlupa 
Best Money Changers in Metro Manila 
Sanry’s Money Changer Branches in Metro Manila 
Czarina Money Changer Branches in Metro Manila  
100 Baisa to Peso
Old One-Million Turkish Lira to Peso


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