Originally Posted by gbb55434
You are right! I wasn't sure about how large the sum was. For us, large sums are a lot less than what you plan to do. Still with us, $100 for every $5K seems to be a lot. I have also wondered if one could set up a joint PNB account, one stateside, one in the Philippines, where $$$ could be deposited and then withdrawn as needed in the Phils.
PNB will still charge you for a remittance.