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At the moment, we only compare 3 providers for your money transfer to the Philippines.
If you want to transfer Japanese yens to a bank account in Philippine pesos in the Philippines, the cheapest provider at the moment is Wise, with 569 JPY for the transfer fees and a good JPY-PHP conversion rate (their current rate is 1 JPY = 0.4168 PHP).
In comparison, the total cost would be 6,629.55 JPY (approximately 12x more) if you were to use Rakuten Bank to make the same transfer.
If the beneficiary of your transfer wants to get Philippine pesos in cash at an agent location in the Philippines, then WorldRemit is currently the cheapest provider with zero transfer fees and a very competitive JPY-PHP conversion rate (their current rate is 1 JPY = 0.4074 PHP).
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There are plenty of options when it comes to money transfers from Japan to the Philippines. The best way to send money depends on:
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A good rule of thumb: ❌ never use your bank to send money from Japan to the Philippines. Banks offer unfavorable conditions for the transaction – high and hidden exchange rate charges.
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Yes, you can send money online from Japan to a cash-pick up location in the Philippines. It's an excellent option when a person you're sending money to, does not have a bank account or wants to receive money fast.
WorldRemit cash pick-up transfers are available to collect in 3 minutes. With WorldRemit in the Philippines, you can pick up the money from any branch of:
Banks offer convenient transfer solutions to the Philippines, but this convenience will cost you A LOT of money.
With Monito, you can find money transfer operators that offer cheaper and faster transfers from Japan to the Philippines.
Here's how to send money from Japan to the Philippines with a money transfer specialist:
Before each international money transfer, you should come and compare the costs of the different options on Monito, as they may have changed. The cheapest option is at the top, of our results but you may want to consider other criteria such as the speed of transaction or the pay-in or pay-out methods.
Of course! Banks are usually not the best way to make international money transfers. The fees can be quite low (and sometimes even zero), but beware of the poor exchange rates which banks often apply. We list as many banks as possible in our results, so do compare to find out if you’d be better off switching to another bank or a specialized money transfer company.
Yes. We only list money transfer operators or banks that are fully authorized and monitored by the regulation authorities of the countries where they operate.
Monito is not a money transfer company. We’re here to help you find the best way to send money to the Philippines.
To calculate the total cost of your transfer, we compare the exchange rate every provider applies to your transactions with the latest mid-market exchange rate data that we source from XE.