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  • Exchange tips about expat life in the Philippines

  • Jacques Paillard

    All expatriates in my company joined InterNations because it really helped me get accustomed to my new life in Manila.

InterNations – Connecting Brits living in the Philippines

Are you looking for fellow Brits in the Philippines? Do you need advice and tips from your British countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other British expats to discover attractions like Gitnang Luzon, the "Rice Bowl of the Philippines" together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in the Philippines or still residing at home in United Kingdom to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations the Philippines provides you with all you need: Founded in 2007, our trusted community has quickly established itself as the international networking platform for expats and global minds worldwide. Among our members there is also a number of British expats in the Philippines, hailing from all across United Kingdom - from Cardiff, over Glasgow to London.

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    From United Kingdom, living in Manila
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    From United Kingdom, living in Manila
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    From United Kingdom, living in Manila
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    From United Kingdom, living in Manila
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    From United Kingdom, living in Manila

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Attend our monthly events and activities for Brits expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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Forum Posts by Brits in the Philippines

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Brits in our Philippines expat forums.

  • PhilHealth for Foreign Nationals.
    31 replies
    May 18, 4:21 AM
    Community member

    There should be no problem. I am on my 13A probationary Residency and had no problem getting signed up. My Wife (dual Citizen) is a dependent on my philhealth and we have been receiving about 50% …

  • Transfering money in PHP out of the Philippines
    29 replies
    Jun 18, 2:28 AM
    Community member

    They can only deposit money if your account is in the Philippines. If your bank is overseas they will have to do a international remittance to get the money to you.

  • Driving in the Philippines with a Foreign License
    41 replies
    Dec 15, 10:26 AM
    Community member

    You can't drive on just an International Driving Permit (IDP) anywhere in the world. An IDP is just a translation of the details contained on your national license in an internationally recognised …

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Receive Information and Tips about the Philippines from British Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in the Philippines is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your British compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience and can help you get accustomed to the Filipino culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Brits in the Philippines, living in Manila, Cebu, Davao and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group ofBrits in Manila orBrits in Cebu City.

So, if you should ever feel like speaking your mother tongue, finding out where to shop for British food, or chatting about your favorite team’s latest match, join the British InterNations Community:

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from United Kingdom in the Philippines.
  • Receive and share advice in our the Philippines Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for roast beef in Manila...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for the Philippines to find institutions like the nearest British embassy and many others.

From Gitnang Luzon, the "Rice Bowl of the Philippines" to the shores of Manila Bay, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly British expats in the Philippines.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Brits in the Philippines

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in the Philippines. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Filipino halo-halo, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Manila's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit the country's summer capital at Baguio, 2000-year-old rice terraces, and other impressive landmarks across the Philippines.

This way, our events and activities are a very nice occasion to meet fellow expats from United Kingdom and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Hello from our Brits living in the Philippines!