Category Archive: Travel

Nov 28 2016

How Much Money Can You Take into or Out of the Philippines

How much in Philippine currency can you take in or out of the Philippines?
The figure has recently increased from Php 10,000.00 to Php 50,000.00 in local currency.

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Nov 22 2015

Balikbayan Visa and Return Air-ticket Requirement

Does a Visitor to the Philippines need a Return Ticket if they are Married to a Philippine Citizen A Balikbayan Visa holder, is a person who gets a special Passport stamp to allow them to stay in the Philippines, for one year, if they are married to a Philippine Citizen.  They get this stamp on ENTRY …

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Nov 13 2015

Clark Airport Metered Taxis

Metered taxi at Clark International Airport The rate for a metered taxi at Clark International Airport is currently 70 pesos flag plus 4 pesos for each 300 metres. This appears to be a new attempt at bringing in metered taxis in the area, but with many people expecting it will revert back to the very …

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Sep 19 2015

Arrival Tax at Philippine Airports

Is there an Arrival Tax at Manila and Cebu Airports This question crops crops up at times, and the answer has always been: There is no Arrivals Tax, only the departure taxes. You can see current Travel Tax rates at: www.tieza.gov.ph/index.php/travel-tax/travel-tax-rates Current Philippines Departure Tax is: P1,620 + 200 (certificate fee) for Economy Class and P2,700 + 200 (certificate …

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Aug 27 2015

Thailand on a Tourist Visa from the Philippines

Philippines to Thailand on a Tourist Visa Filipino Citizens are allowed to enter Thailand without a Visa, and are allowed a 30 day Tourist stay if entering via international airport. Entry via a land border checkpoint only allows a 15 days stay. Philippine Immigration on leaving the Philippines Philippine Immigration will need to be assured that …

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Aug 25 2015

How many Balikbayan Boxes in a Cubic Metre

Is it 5, 7 or 11 Balikbayan Boxes in a Cubic Metre After being quoted a price for a shipment of one cubic metre, and being told that is 5 standard Balikbayan Boxes, I wondered what the size is for a standard Balikbayan Box. The answers depend on where you buy them. I have seen Large or Jumbo balikbayan …

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Jul 27 2015

Filipinos Offloaded at Manila, Cebu, Clark Airports

Many Filipinos are being reported as being offloaded at airports for often unknown reasons.
The word “offloaded” is technically incorrect, as they never get to board the plane in the first place.

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Jun 08 2015

Visiting the Philippines as a Tourist

What are the Requirements for visiting the Philippines as a Tourist? VISA Most visitors do not need a Visa to enter the Philippines, and will be given a FREE stay of 30 days on entry.  Some countries are excluded from this option though, and need a Visa before they arrive.  www.in-philippines.com/who-can-enter-the-philippines-without-a-visa If the visitor intends to …

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Jun 05 2015

How Much do Taxis Cost in the Philippines?

Taxi rates in the Philippines Most taxis in the Philippines have Meters to calculate the final charge based on distance traveled and time spent waiting. These rates vary a bit in some areas, but one of the worst examples I can compare is this: Two separate one kilometre trips: Manila: Mall of Asia to Sea …

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May 19 2015

2GO Travel: St Leo The Great ferry

Manila to Cebu Ferry Service The ‘St Leo the Great’ ferry runs the 2GO ferry service between Manila and Cebu. The trip normally takes 22 hours, and runs at various different schedules. Cebu departures in June 2015 are scheduled as: 10:00 PM Wednesdays 01:30 PM Sundays Manila departures in June 2015 are scheduled as: 07:30 …

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May 11 2015

Cebu Airport Transfer Costs

How much is a taxi from Cebu Airport to: I was looking at options for getting from Cebu Airport to Minglanilla, by pre-arranged taxi, and saw one website that quotes prices for most Cebu Airport to Cebu Province locations. This was the example that I saw, for my own needs: 1,350 Peso Taxi Cebu Airport …

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May 07 2015

Taking Currency In or Out of the Philippines

How much money can you carry going into or out of the Philippines Philippine Pesos: A maximum of PhP10,000 is allowed to be taken out of or brought into the Philippines. Any figure above that amount must be authorised in advance by the Central Bank of theh Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas) March 2015 Section …

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May 02 2015

Can I travel to the Philippines on a one-way ticket?

Entering the Philippines with a One Way Ticket Most airlines won’t let a Non Resident of the destination country on the plane, unless you can show proof of your onward travel plans. This means that a foreigner CANNOT entering the Philippines with a One Way Ticket. You need a ticket OUT of the country aswell. …

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Apr 08 2015

Trans-Asia Shipping Lines, Cebu City, Cebu

Trans-Asia Shipping Lines, Cebu City, Cebu Trans-Asia Shipping Lines Bldg. M.J. Cuenco corner Osmeña Bvd., Cebu City Contact: Tel: 032 254 6491 Trans-Asia Shipping Lines Cebu Pier 4 Outlet Cebu Port Pier 4 gate BF Builders Building Cebu City Cebu Contact: Tel: 032 234 2742 Information: Destinations Cebu to Cagayan Cagayan to Cebu Cebu to …

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Apr 08 2015

Jeepney Routes in Cebu

Cebu Jeepney Routes  I began to create a page with Cebu Jeepney Routes but soon realised it was a big job, and it has been done before, so these links point to a website with the full information for each route. 01K – Sacred Heart Hospital to North Bus Terminal 01B – Sambag 1 to Pier 2, …

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Apr 02 2015

Schengen Visa from the Philippines

The Schengen Visa The Schengen Visa is a 90 day tourist visa used for entry into the collective of 26 European countries that have mutually decided to eliminate passport and immigration control at internal borders. The Schengen area covers the majority of European countries in the European Union [EU], but with some exceptions. The United …

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Mar 26 2015

Supercat 2GO Ferry Cebu – Ormoc – Cebu

Supercat 2GO Ferry Cebu – Ormoc – Cebu Ferry Schedules for ORMOC-CEBU Daily: Depart Ormoc: 8:05 AM – Arrive Cebu: 10:40 AM DAILY Depart Ormoc: 1:45 PM – Arrive Cebu: 4:35 PM DAILY Depart Ormoc: 7:50 PM – Arrive Cebu: 10:35 PM DAILY Estimated Travel Time = 2 hours, 45 minutes Ferry Schedules for CEBU-ORMOC …

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Mar 26 2015

Weesam Ferry Cebu – Ormoc – Cebu

Weesam Express Daily Schedule CEBU – ORMOC – CEBU CEBU – ORMOC Ferry Schedule (Effective Feb. 13, 2015) 05:00 am (every Sat and Mon only) 10:20 am Daily 4:30 pm  Daily ORMOC – CEBU Ferry Schedule (Effective Feb. 13, 2015) 7:50 am  Daily 1:20 pm  Daily 7:20 pm (every Fri and Sun only) Tourist Class …

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Jan 21 2015

Flights: Clark International Airport to Kuala Lumpur

Clark International Airport to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Air Asia operate flights between Clark International Airport and Kuala Lumpur Airport. www.airasia.com Tel: Current Departures can be checked at: http://crk.clarkairport.com/flight-schedule.php Other Destinations from Clark Destination – Airlines Cebu, Philippines –  Cebu Pacific Air Doha, Qatar – Qatar Airways Hong Kong, SAR China – Dragon Air Hong Kong, SAR China – Cebu …

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Jan 21 2015

Flights: Clark International Airport to Incheon

Clark International Airport to Incheon, South Korea Asiana and Jin Air operate flights between Clark International Airport and IncheonAirport. http://www.flyasiana.com Tel: 02 662 8000 http://www.jinair.com Tel: Current Departures can be checked at: http://crk.clarkairport.com/flight-schedule.php Other Destinations from Clark Destination – Airlines Cebu, Philippines – Cebu Pacific Air Doha, Qatar – Qatar Airways Hong Kong, SAR China …

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