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      Province of Isabela May 14, 2015 at 7:42 PM

      Hi, can I ask how much is the cab fare from Cauayan Airport to Maharlika commercial complex in Maharlika rd, Malvar, Santiago city? How long is the travel time. Also what is the best recommended Hotel below P1500. Thanks! :)

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      Tuguegarao to Tabuk public transportation

      Tuguegarao City May 18, 2015 at 5:25 AM

      Hi, does anyone know when the last trip via van or jeepney is from Tuguegarao to Tabuk? Thanks in advance.

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      Nagcarlan Apr 29, 2015 at 10:45 PM

      Hi! I just want to know the complete details of going to twin falls coming from biñan laguna. Thanks!

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      Luzon Apr 29, 2015 at 10:04 AM

      How to commute from Baguio City to the Science City of Munoz? Then to Central Luzon State University?

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      Tuguegarao City 22 hours ago

      What is the best means of transportation in Tuguegarao City, say if u wanted to travel around from Tuguegarao - Sta.Ana etc.
      I've used both services, i usually go for Hired transport ( stitchedsmile.wordpress.com/... )
      but is there anything cheaper? or is this probably the best option there is?

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    • Cost for Day Tour & Island Hopping..

      Bohol May 6, 2015 at 10:51 PM

      I've been in Bohol last june 2012 and will be coming back this year.I am wondering if how much is the cost now for the Countryside tour,boat for Island Hopping too.Is there anyone who can suggest some tour guides/travel coordinator who can be trusted especially in dealing prices.Thank you.

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    • Getting a travel agency or not

      Sagada May 10, 2015 at 6:32 AM

      Hi! My boyfriend and i is planning to go to sagada at the end of month but i need help on deciding if we should get a travel agency for the trip or just go there on our own. your advices are very much appreciated! Thank you! 

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    • Information on Station 3

      Boracay Island May 1, 2015 at 3:26 PM

      I have found an apartment to rent in the Station 3 section of the island.

      1. How long would it take to walk from Station 3 to Station 2? How far is it in feet or miles?

      2. How long would it take to walk there?

      3. How much would it cost to take a motorcycle taxi there?

      4. Are there bars or clubs in Station 3, or mostly just in Station 2?

      5. What is the crowd in Station 3 like?

      Thank you in advance.

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      Vigan Apr 29, 2015 at 6:58 PM

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      Boracay Island May 21, 2015 at 3:21 PM

      I will be visiting the island soon and have read about the rainy season there.

      How long (typically) per day does it rain at these times? Is the nightlife affected by the rain?

      Please advise. Thank you.

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      Manila May 18, 2015 at 12:34 AM

      Hello everybody,

      I live in Manila and I am planning a trip to Germany very soon. I have checked out the different ways to fly there and I wanted to ask for advice/opinions of people who have already experienced flying with the airlines that I'm deciding between.

      I am deciding between Etihad, Lufthansa and KLM,

      could you share your experiences with me (good and bad) and if it was worth is for what you paid??

      Thank you!

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    • LOOING FOR STUDIO TYPE ROOM or APARTMENT for rent MAKATI AREA

      Makati May 13, 2015 at 7:32 AM

      Hi! I'm LOOKING for a STUDIO TYPE ROOM or APARTMENT for rent in Makati City near Computer Networking Career and Training Center Rm 208 UPY Bldg. Gil Puyat Ave, (formerly Buendia Ave.) corner Marconi St. Palanan Makati City 1235.

      - 1 ride or walking distance only from the mentioned area.
      - Must have own CR & sink.
      - Must be safe & accessible to 24hrs transportation
      - If electricity & water is not included, atleast with own meter.
      - No curfew
      - Allows visitors

      Room rent budget: 2500 - 4000 monthly.

      Please indicate:
      - Exact address and landmarks near the area
      - Monthly rent
      - Terms and conditions

      Please do contact me via text or call 09153831355 for your offers. Thank you!

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    • Manila hotels (prior to arrival in Boracay)

      Boracay Island May 6, 2015 at 7:48 PM

      Can anyone suggest a good hotel ($20 - $60 US per night) in the Manila International Airport area? Someplace that is close to a bar (maybe with westerners)?

      I will be arriving to Manila at 4:20 pm, and the flights from Manila to Caticlan are unavailable later that evening, so I will have to spend one night in Manila until my flight to Caticlan the next morning.

      I appreciate your replies.

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    • Visitors and Expats in Boracay during the months of June and July 2015

      Boracay Island May 1, 2015 at 3:42 PM

      Will there be many westerners during these months?

      What is the approximate estimates of westerners visiting during that time of the year? Are they mostly Australian or European, or are there Americans and Canadians, too?

      The reason I ask is because I was in Mexico last year and the number of westerners was really minimal, so there was no one who I could really talk to due to the language barrier. I understand that many people in the Philippines speak English very well, but I would like to meet some westerners while there, too.

      Thank you.

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    • What is the cheapest, most efficient way to get to Boracay from USA?

      Boracay Island Apr 30, 2015 at 1:33 AM

      I will be leaving Honolulu, Hawaii USA in early June and staying in Boracay till mid July of this year.

      What is the best / cheapest / most efficient itinerary to take? What airlines do you suggest?

      Will I need to stay a few nights in Cebu or Manila, or is it possible to get from Hawaii to Boracay within 24 - 36 hours?

      How much is a flight from Manila to Boracay (in USD)? How much from Cebu to Boracay?

      Please advise. Thank you for reading.

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      Snake Island

      Puerto Princesa City May 6, 2015 at 4:38 AM

      I read in some travel blogs that it was closed for environmental restoration sometime January 2015? Has it been opened to tourists again?

      Thanks

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      Transportation

      Bohol Apr 29, 2015 at 9:28 PM

      Hi. Are they any transport that can bring me to Candijay from Chocolate Hills. Or maybe i can rent a bike?

      Thanks in advance.

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      Philippine immigration officers/airlines about one way ticket

      Philippine May 18, 2015 at 5:13 AM

      I am going to Vietnam next month and plan to book a one way ticket since it is not really an issue in Vietnam airport. I will have 3 months single entry tourist visa. The question is, will the airlines or immigration officer here in Manila airport ask me about my return ticket? I am not a first time traveler; I've been to different parts in Asia and New Zealand but I don't remember if the IO asked for my return ticket (hehe). I am actually confused. Expats in Vietnam are telling me that's its alright to book one way ticket. No one asked them about their return flight when they go there but of course it's case by case. One of them told me that they booked a return flight but it was put to waste. Can any Filipino answer me or any knowledgeable citizen out there? :) I plan to extend my stay OR I might go to New Zealand from Vietnam(I will apply working visa in NZ Embassy in Vietnam). Any thoughts? Should I just buy round trip ticket instead? I'm thinking its a waste of money but I don't know. Thank you everyone!

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    • What to do on the Island of Cebu

      Cebu Island May 2, 2015 at 4:19 PM

      Hi all, Im travelling with myself and two friends to Cebu in late June and was wondering which area/areas of Cebu are worthwhile visiting. We will fly in around mid day and i was thinking we will have either 3 or 4 nights on the island before moving on to Boracay. I have looked into Moalboal a little and this seems interesting for the canyoning, waterfall trips. I think these are the type of activities we would enjoy most and maybe a night out in Cebu City? Do you suggest we stay 3 nights and spend more time in Boracay, would that be more worthwhile?

      Thanks in advance!

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    Near Mactan Island

    • Tour and Transportation Provider

      by chicagolillian Online Now Mar 2, 2011 at 11:52 PM

      Hi, can anyone recommend Tour and Transportation Providers for pick up and drop off at Crimson Resort at Mactan Island? Also, I would greatly appreciate some prices as guidance, to avoid getting ripped off.

      What are the must do things if we're staying for 4 nights, for families with 3 young kids ranging from 6-11.

    • Bars and Restruants

      by snuggels123 Online Now Nov 28, 2010 at 11:10 PM

      Im a Brit leaving for Mactan Island December for 3 months so looking for reasonably prices bars and restruants. Any advice Thanks in advance
      Also anyone want to meet up for a beer

      2 Answers Nov 30, 2010 at 7:55 PM
    • Accomodations on Mactan Island

      by magtgn Online Now Nov 24, 2010 at 3:30 AM

      I will be going there in January how bad are the mosquitos that time of year?

      The nicest looking place I saw there was ALTA Cebu Resort How is the water in that area looks like it is on a river or narrow body of water is that very clear and clean on the beach?

      The other place whose prices looked afpordable was Cebu White Sands At Maribago Bay Hotel

      If anyone has been there or knows anything about them please let me know.

      Thanks

      4 Answers Nov 26, 2010 at 3:12 PM
    • Recomended Bars or Restruants

      by snuggels123 Online Now Nov 8, 2010 at 10:17 PM

      I will be going to Mactan for 3 months. Can anyone recomend any cheap or reasonably priced Bars and Restruants and also nite clubs
      Thanks in advance

      1 Answer Nov 16, 2010 at 6:20 PM
    • Any recommendation for hotel in Mactan and Manila?

      by Wendy_seah Online Now Jan 14, 2008 at 5:21 AM

      Any good hotel to recommmend>

      Mactan - perfer resort style by the beach

      Manila - city, easy to travel around

      Does anyone know if we should rent a car and drive around?

      We are from Singapore...

      Cheers,
      Wendy

      3 Answers Jan 18, 2008 at 9:07 PM
    • Help with Itinerary please.

      by Islandlad Online Now Nov 19, 2007 at 3:16 AM

      Hi, family arriving afternoon Mactan/Cebu from Europe late Jan seeking advice please from experienced PI travellers as to the best itinerary and method of travel to avoid time wasting and make the most of our 17 day stay..
      From Mactan we would like to visit but not neccesarily in this order;- Kalibo/Panay - Panglao/Bohol - Dumaguete/Negros and then return to Mactan for our return flight..Appreciate any input for painless way to take these places in.

      May email direct to galloconnect@hotmail.com
      Many thanks John

      2 Answers Nov 29, 2007 at 1:09 AM
    • Reasonably priced accommodation

      by Islandlad Online Now Nov 12, 2007 at 2:15 AM

      Hi,

      We would like some guidance. Very interested to learn details of inexpensive accomodation with pool in Mactan or Cebu late Jan...We are a family of 3, (our 13 yr old can share our room). I am a Certificated Yachtmaster and would like to hire small day sailng boats. It will be our first trip there so any tips/info very much appreciated.
      Can reply direct to galloconnect@hotmail.com

      Much appreciated

      Thanks - John

      1 Answer Sep 20, 2008 at 4:39 PM
    • SDR Mactan Apartments.

      by PhilippineTourist Online Now Mar 2, 2007 at 3:43 PM

      Hey, guys.

      I first thought of going to Cebu City for a vacation. But now I wonder if Mactan Island would be a nice choice too. I found SDR Mactan Apartments and it seems highly recommended. I don't have the link to the travel site where it got good ratings, but I was impressed by what I saw in the official site when I went there. The prices are very reasonable too. I like having my own kitchen and stuff especially.

      Can anyone give me first-hand feedback about SDR and Mactan Island itself? What's there to see, what can you buy for souvenirs and what can you do?

      3 Answers Sep 19, 2007 at 9:40 PM
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      Costabella Resort

      by valsace Online Now Apr 21, 2006 at 7:45 AM

      Hi! Has anybody stayed at Costabella? How is it? Any feedback would be greatly appreciated. =) Thanks.

      4 Answers Mar 2, 2007 at 1:10 AM
    • Recommended accomodaton at Mactan Island

      by fanchez Online Now Mar 23, 2006 at 11:48 PM

      Am in between jobs at the moment and have a week left to go somewhere.
      Have set my sights on Cebu Island. However, am undecided about the accomodation. Will be there from 28th March to 1st April so urgently need some recommendations.

      1) At the price of around USD 80, which accomodations would be recommended?
      Have checked the rates for Maribago Bluewater, Cebu Beach Club, Tambuli Beach Club (East or West wing) and they r okay. Which ones are better?
      Is it wort paying the additional price for a stay at Plantation Resort? It looks beautiful. Does anybody have a contact email/tel no. of Mari Cielo resort? Is that near the beach as well?

      What I would like is a resort where the beach is just at your doorstep, if not within the resort compound. Something not too big and commercialised. Snorkelling facilities

      2) Any recommendations at Cebu City? Should I stay overnight at Cebu City or only make day trips in the city?

      2a) Or should I use the city as a base and make day trips to neaby towns? Bohol? What other places?

      Am a Catholic as well and would love to see the Catholic heritage of the city.
      If possible, does anybody have the contact of a retreat centre where a 1 daY silent retreat can be planned at short notice?

      Thank you So much!

      3 Answers Mar 24, 2006 at 5:33 AM
    • Tambuli East Wing and Cebu Beach Club

      by Mariandl Online Now Apr 17, 2005 at 3:50 AM

      Hello,

      Has anyone stayed in either Tambuli East Wing or Cebu Beach Club? Which one would you prefer? Are there any budget resorts in Mactan Island? Any info will be appreciated.

      Thank you in advance.

      1 Answer Apr 19, 2005 at 12:59 PM
    • nearest mall to Waterfront Mactan

      by evo8fq3004me Online Now Feb 28, 2005 at 3:28 PM

      hey all!

      im staying overnight in Waterfront Mactan for a connecting flight on the next day. im trying to find out what the nearest mall to the hotel is, and how to get there. i only need to buy a sim card and some chocolates maybe.. thanks in advance!

      4 Answers Mar 1, 2005 at 2:21 PM
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      Maribago Bluewater Resort - Room category

      by Vita500 Online Now Jan 21, 2005 at 6:12 PM

      Hi VTers, I'll be visiting Mactan Island and staying at the Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort around February. My question: can anybody tell me about the difference between the Garden Wing/Beach Wing rooms and the Royal Bungalows? My travel agency says there is no big difference (except the fact that there is a separate bedroom) between the "normal" rooms and the bungalows, even though the price is almost double. Any expriences to share? Many thanks, Robert

      1 Answer Jan 24, 2005 at 2:44 AM
    • How to get around in Mactan from the Crown Regency Suites

      by derekwong28 Online Now Jan 20, 2005 at 8:41 AM

      Hello My wife, my 3-year daughter and I are booked into the Crown Regency Suites during the Chinese New Year. It does not appear to be a typical resort. Can anybody tell me where the Crown Regency is, and how to get to the nearest beach. Is it possible to walk to the nearest beach and are there shops and restaurants nearby the Crown Regency Derek

      1 Answer Jan 20, 2005 at 6:01 PM
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      cebu-mactan

      by ayn_g Online Now Jan 17, 2005 at 2:11 AM

      how far is cebu city from mactan island? say if i am in cebu city, wat jeepney should i take to get to mactan island? are there budget inns or beach resorts in mactan? i am thinking of just taking a dip and go back to cebu city by 5pm or so?

      8 Answers Jan 19, 2005 at 7:13 PM
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      Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort

      by Vita500 Online Now Dec 31, 2004 at 6:26 PM

      After reading all the comparisons between Plantation Bay and Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort, can anybody provide me with some up-to-date impressions on the latter?!? So far, opinions vary from 'bad' to 'very good' and it's hard to judge the hotel's quality. Did anyone stay there recently? I'm planning to go there around February... Thanks a lot, Robert

      2 Answers Jan 3, 2005 at 11:38 PM
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      December apartment/shack/hut

      by ILoveChocolate Online Now Oct 31, 2004 at 12:04 PM

      looking for a place to stay in the Mactan Island, Mandaue city, Cebu city area. I am not really interested in a hotel. Something small and simple, though I would like a/c. By the beach would be wonderful. Thanks! Joel

      2 Answers Jan 12, 2005 at 8:15 PM
    • Maribago Bluewater Hotel - Mactan

      by SPCB Online Now Aug 15, 2004 at 1:40 AM

      We have just booked into the Maribago and I am now worrying that we should have booked into Plantation Bay, does anyone know how good this hotel is. We are used to four/five establishments and hope this is up to standard. Look forward to your comments on this. Thank you.

      4 Answers Aug 16, 2004 at 9:41 PM
    • Cebu

      by SCB Online Now Jul 17, 2004 at 1:16 AM

      We are travelling to Cebu in December and staying at the Shangri La in Mactan, can anyone tell me how good this hotel is. Also is there enough to do to keep us there for two weeks (over Christmas and New Year)

      3 Answers Aug 12, 2004 at 11:14 AM
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      Cebu

      by vincentf Online Now Oct 27, 2003 at 11:55 PM

      I have just booked a package to fly into Cebu 5 Nov. - 9 Nov. 2003 inclusively and shall be staying at the Maribago Bluewater Resort. Since this is my first time to visit the Philippines, I've got some questions to ask: 1. Is it advisable to exchange foreign currency at Cebu's airport? 2. What is the tipping rate in Philippines? How much for the bellboy, etc.? 3. What are some must-sees in Cebu? Any available local tour operators for suggestions? 4. Any special souvenirs to bring back home? 5. What types of food can be found in Cebu? What are the typical prices? 6. Where are good snorkelling locations? Thanks! Regards, Vincent

      7 Answers Nov 10, 2003 at 9:51 PM