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Transportation

Philippines offers virtually every mode of public transportation, as well as few others that you'll find a little bit extraordinary. All charge a specific minimum fare with the total cost depending on the distance traveled. The most luxurious and hassle-free mode of (land) transport are,of course, taxis and car rentals.

By Air

The Philippine Air Transportation Office was mandated to implement policies on civil aviation to assure safe, economic and efficient air travel. Its vision is to move towards a globally competitive civil aviation.

The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) Ninoy Aquino International Airport was originally designed to accommodate 4.5 million passengers yearly. Its mission is to accelerate the development of Philippine International airports in support of the initiatives transforming the country into a center of international trade and tourism.

Philippine Airlines is Asia's first airlines. It continues to strive to serve its market better. In June, 2006, PAL domestic flights were 100% electronic ticketing enabled.

Diosdado Macapagal International Airport is one of the biggest aviation complexes in Asia. It is designed to be the logistics hub of the delivery of goods and services to major destinations in the Asia-Pacific region, and eventually, the world.

Mactan Cebu International Airport, "Your gateway to the world!" is located in Mactan Island about 20 kilometers southwest from Cebu City through the Mactan-Mandaue Bridge. It started operations in the mid 1960's. It is served by 12 commercial airlines and 2 cargo carriers.

Cebu Pacific pioneered the "low fare, great value" strategy in the local aviation industry. It has a compelling passion to treat all customers and each other with a true heart and sould for service.


By Sea

SuperFerry - William Gothong and Aboitiz, Inc. (WG&A), the largest shipping company in the country, is engaged in passenger transport and cargo liner services, plying major routes and principal ports across the archipelago.


By Land

Taxis and Car rentals are still your best bet if you want to comfortably go around here. Although you may find it a different experience using the public transport such as our jeepneys, be sure you know where you are going or have somebody to escort you.

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