As international destinations ease travel requirements for tourists, many Filipinos are looking to book affordable flights for their next vacation.
The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (CEB), is at the forefront of offering low fares for every Juan, both for international and domestic flights. With 19 destinations in its international network now widely open for leisure travel, CEB is continually increasing its frequencies to provide passengers with more flight options.
“We look forward to flying more Juans, not only within the Philippines but also internationally. Many countries have eased travel requirements and removed the requirement for a negative Covid-19 test result. We believe the reopening of the borders, coupled with CEB’s trademark low fares and continued security initiatives, will boost travel between the Philippines and the Asia-Pacific region,” said Candice Iyog, vice president of marketing and customer experience. of CEB.
The airline also launched a special seat sale to encourage every Juan to fly internationally, for less. From September 16 through September 30, 2022, seats to major international destinations are available for as low as P799 one-way base fare. The travel period is from October 1, 2022 to February 28, 2023, perfect for the upcoming holiday season.
Here are some destinations that are easy to fly to and for less through Cebu Pacific:
Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi, Vietnam
Known as one of the most affordable countries to visit, Vietnam is a popular choice among travelers seeking a unique cultural and food adventure. There are a couple of ways one can make this a reality.
In Ho Chi Minh, travelers can see Saigon’s stunning French architecture, enjoy traditional Vietnamese food in District 1 (don’t forget the banh mi!), visit museums, and much more for less than $120 (about P6, 000) in one weekend.
The capital city of Hanoi can also be explored in a weekend. The sprawling commercial city will draw tourists to food spots in the Old Quarter and local bars around the city. They can also visit the Presidential Palace and the Ho Chi Minh Museum. All this for less than $100 (around P5,000).
CEB offers flights four times a week from Manila to Ho Chi Minh, and up to three times a week from Manila to Hanoi.
Bali and Jakarta, Indonesia
Bali is on every beach lover’s wish list. In addition to its luxurious beach resorts, it is known for its lush landscapes, surf spots, and ancient temples around the island. To get more for your money, take advantage of tour packages for as little as P2,000 to explore Bali’s wildlife, cultural sites and must-see spots in Ubud. Booking a private van for small group tours is also a cost-effective way to get around the island during your stay.
Jakarta also offers a variety of attractions within the city. Whether you want to learn more about Indonesian history and culture at the National Museum, or simply shop and sample cuisine in central Jakarta, it’s all within easy reach in this capital city.
CEB currently offers flights five times a week from Manila to Bali, and flights twice a week to Jakarta. By October, flights from Manila to Bali will be seven times a week.
Seoul, South Korea
Seoul has many cheap places for visitors. The first thing to see is the wide selection of cheap and hearty street food for snacks and meals to get you through the day. There are also plenty of Instagram-worthy cafes in the city for a coffee and boba fix.
There’s no shortage of cultural adventures, whether it’s with museums that charge affordable entrance fees, like the Leeum Samsung Museum of Art ($9 or around P500 for the permanent exhibition), which houses a collection of traditional and modern Korean art; and the Seoul Museum of Art (free admission).
CEB offers flights from Manila to Seoul seven times a week, and from Cebu to Seoul up to three times a week.
Singapore has a diverse cultural background that one can experience through sightseeing, food, and historical sites across the country. The city-state has a reputation for being an expensive country, but exploring it doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg, as many popular scenic spots are open to the public, including the Jewel Changi Airport Waterfall, the Botanical Gardens, and the National Park. Merlion.
For food, one can find many hawker centers serving delicious and affordable meals. Don’t forget to try local laksa, satay and char kwayteow!
CEB flies from Manila to Singapore twice a day, while its flights from Cebu to Singapore are three times a week.
The bustling city of Bangkok is known for its vibrant street food culture, night markets, cultural sites, and a growing arts scene. Tourists can take advantage of day trips to explore local markets (the Floating Market is a must) and temples for around P1500, depending on the package. They can also visit Bangkok Food Tours to immerse themselves in Thai cuisine.
CEB offers flights from Manila to Bangkok up to seven times a week. By October, service from Manila to Bangkok will be 10 times per week.
Let’s fly more Juans and travel internationally for less with Cebu Pacific’s extensive network along with guaranteed low fares. Passengers are advised to check travel requirements before boarding and to ensure that their updated Covid-19 booster is reflected on their VaxCertPH certificates or BOQ yellow cards. Insure your trip with CEB TravelSure and get rid of anxiety about what could go wrong during your travels. For a nominal fee, get emergency medical treatment in the event of a travel incident or illness and personal accident insurance coverage of up to P2.5 million. Book your flights now at cebupacificair.com.
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