Updated February 23, 2018
Best Money Changers in Muntinlupa
Are you in the Alabang, Muntinlupa area?
Where are you changing your foreign currencies, specially US dollars?
Here are the money changers that have been giving us the best foreign exchange rates in the Alabang, Muntinlupa area:
CZARINA FOREIGN EXCHANGE
Ground Floor, Alabang Town Center
Go to the Alabang-Zapote Road side of the mall
It’s to your right after you enter the Jollibee-North Park entrance
If you’re a new customer, you’ll be asked to fill up a personal data form,
and to show 2 valid IDs.
For subsequent visits, you’ll fill up a smaller slip and show 1 valid ID.
Foreign Exchange Service of
METRO at the ALABANG TOWN CENTER
. Located near the main cashier area of Metro Supermarket
. You will be asked to fill up a small slip and present your ID
. Sometimes they run out of pesos and you will be asked to wait while they get peso bills from upstairs.
. I found out that this money changer gives almost the same rate as that of Czarina when one time, nearby Czarina ran out of pesos and I had to find another money changer nearby
M.B. AGUIRRE PAWNSHOP
1404 National Road, Alabang Viaduct Area
Opposite Star Mall Alabang. Near the stairs of the footbridge.
If you’re a new customer, you’ll be asked to present a photocopy of your valid ID.
You fill up a form, and show your ID.
You even need to write the exact time of your transaction
and the dollar rate at that exact time.
Located inside the RUSTAN’S Supermarket
at the EVIA Lifestyle Center
along Daang-Hari, near McDonald’s Daang-Hari and BDO Daang-Hari
and behind STARBUCKS Daang Hari.
Lower exchange rates for $50, $20, $10, $5, $2 and $1 bills.
E-BIZ WESTERN UNION
34 National Road, Putatan, Muntinlupa
Beside 7-Eleven and McDonalds
If you’re near the Muntinlupa City Hall and you don’t have time to go to Czarina, this Western Union outlet gives a good dollar-peso rate — the best rate among many Western Union outlets that I have dealt with.
At this moment, 5am, Feb 23, 2018, their buying rate for a US dollar is 52.03 pesos, as shown in their website.
Yesterday, Feb 22, Czarina’s exchange rate was 52 pesos to a dollar.
NailasMoneyChanger.com’s rate this moment is also 52 pesos = 1 dollar.
Maybe you can try it if you’re in the Festival Mall area, and then kindly share with us your experience — kung mabagal sila, or there are too many fields to fill up in their exchange forms.
I have not tried changing my dollars with this bank, but recently, I was pleasantly surprised when I passed by EastWest Bank near the National Bookstore and I saw a big change in their exchange rate. Dati pareho rin sila ng other banks na much lower rate than money changers, pero recently competitive na rin sila.
Do you know other money changers that give higher exchange rates?
How Do You Know You’re Getting the Best Rate?