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100 Brands Filipinos Love: Banking and Finance

100 Brands Filipinos Love: Banking and Finance

With all the financial institutions and branches across the UAE, it’s pretty hard to find the perfect banking partner! These are the 10 best finance brands that Pinoys regularly turn to:

Western Union

Money transfer is synonymous with Western Union. For decades, it has been the number one go to brand among many in the Filipino community.

Al Ansari Exchange 

As one of the leading names within finance, and one of the longest running banking institutions, Al Ansari exchange serves millions of customers with reliable and efficient service.

UAE Exchange

With over 35 years of experience, and close to 150 branches spread across the emirates, UAE exchange is one of the most accessible financial institutions across the country!


ENBD has constantly guaranteed simplicity and ease, rolling out a wide variety their tailor made banking experiences.

100 Brands Filipinos Love: Banking and Finance

RAK Bank

RAK Bank has continued to serve its customers with pride and reassurance. They offer assistance on various fields from education and business, and partner up with brands for added bonuses!


From all plans personal and business, ADCB has you covered. This bank also has a range of rewards, offers, and guarantees fast money transfer to over 14 countries.


Emirates Islamic Bank 

One of the leading Sharia compliant banks within the UAE, Emirates Islamic bank has a wide range of tailor made banking solutions, and many exciting promotions too!


Ayala Land 

Since day one, Ayala has improved and enriched the lives of many Filipinos, creating integrated and sustainable communities across various population centers in the Philippines.


Whether it’s township development or business processing and outsourcing, Megaworld has been the leading name within its field, guaranteeing high end quality.


Filinvest has been at the core of property development, upholding the Filipino Dream and loyally building over 160,000 properties for the community.


Illustrado 100 was made possible by sponsors: GiordanoLiali JewelleryMitsubishi UAE- Al Habtoor MotorsMichael Cinco CoutureMapúa Institute of TechnologyCentro – Amwaj Rotana Hotel , Max’s Restaurant Middle East and GVER – Your Friendly MarketPlace for Sharing

Co-Sponsors: Herschel Supply Co.Rove HotelsThe Medical City – Dubai , Filipino Institute UAEMPQ TourismJAMES Travel and Tours DubaiOff the Hook Seafood RestaurantThe Original Barrio Fiesta Restaurant – Dubai and Tapa King UAE.


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Author: IllustradoPGB

From the Middle East to the rest of the world, IllustradoLife shares the stories of Filipinos expats from around the world, providing a global venue championing the world class Filipino. IllustradoLife features articles on fashion and beauty, travel, lifestyle, business, events and other topics of interest to the international Filipino community from its mother publication, Illustrado Magazine.

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