The area code in Manila is 02.

American Express (02-524-8681) has affiliate offices in Manila. Most banks in Manila have ATMs and currency exchange services.

Manila's Main Post Office (02-527-0069) is located at Liwasang Bonifacio, in Intramuros on the banks of the Pasig River. There are plenty of Internet cafes in the malls and the mini-hotel strips along Makati and Mabini avenues. Internet cafes come and go, so your best bet is to ask your hotel's concierge or the nearest tourism information office for suggestions. Most major hotels provide Internet access for their guests, but charges can be steep.

The emergency number for police is 166. For an emergency, dial [tel] 7575.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.