"Lack of any banking facilities" Puerto Galera Warnings Or Dangers Tip by Level15

Puerto Galera Warnings and Dangers: 10 reviews and 7 photos

Although we had a great holiday in a great location we found that there are a distinct lank of banking facilities. We stayed at Sabang Beach and there is no ATM or Bank there. Even if you go to PG town then apparently there is a bank but its ATM is inside so you cant access it on the weekends.

Hotels can help give you cash and add it to your room bill but beware they will charge you extra 10% for the service.

There was a tour shop in Sabang willing to take a credit card and return you cash but they charge you a handling fee up to 7.5 % and then charge your card in USD then give you a very poor exchange rate back to Pesos.

So unless you take plenty of cash then BEWARE! BEWARE!

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  • Written Feb 19, 2008
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