La Union

Overall Score

2.9
100 USD = 5,503.70 PHP

Overall Score

2.9
  • Air quality: 48 US AQI Good. Air quality is satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Non-religious
  • Population: 740,000 people
  • GDP: $2,951 / year
  • Power outlets: 230V60Hz
  • Internet: 7 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Smart
  • Pay without cash: Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
  • Tipping: Overall, tipping is usually not expected so the staff are not offended when you do not give a tip. Do not feel pressured to leave a tip if the service was poor. Philippines was traditionally a non tipping culture but tipping is increasingly common among the local population.
  • Apartment listings: Ayosdito
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best taxi: Grab
  • Online electronics shop: Lazada
  • Best intl air carrier: Philippine
  • Monthly costs for expat: $1100
  • Monthly costs for family: $1700
  • Monthly costs for local: $490
  • Meal: $3.5
  • Small Cola: $0.6
  • Beer 1 Pint: $1.8
  • Coffee: $1.4


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