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Sunday, March 15, 2020

LIST | PAL, Cebu Pacific cancelled flights due to community quarantine

Updated as of 1:53 PM, March 15

Here is a list of cancelled Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Cebu Pacific (CebPac) flights announced on on Sunday due to the community quarantine initiatives being implemented by Metro Manila local government units to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).


March 15 and 17 Cancellations

PR 2353 Cebu – Puerto Princesa – Cebu
PR 2354 Puerto Princesa – Cebu

March 15 to 18 Cancellations
PR 2340 Clark – Puerto Princesa
PR 2341 Puerto Princesa – Cark
PR 2372 Davao – Tagbilaran
PR 2373 Tagbilaran – Davao

March 16 and March 18 cancellations
PR 2370 Davao – Tagbilaran – Davao
PR 2371 Tagbilaran – Davao

March 16 to March 18 cancellations
PR 2295 Cebu – Cagayan de Oro
PR 2296 Cagayan de Oro – Cebu
PR 2313 Cebu -Cagayan de Oro
PR 2314 Cagayan de Oro – Cebu
PR 2315 Cebu – Cagayan
PR 2316 Cagayan – Cebu
PR 2927 Cebu – Legaspi
PR 2928 Legaspi – Cebu
PR 835 Clark – Cebu – Clark
PR 836 Cebu – Clark
PR 2347 Cebu – Puerto Princesa
PR 2348 Puerto Princesa -Cebu
PR 2372 Davao – Tagbilaran
PR Tagbilaran – Davao 2373

March 16 and 18 only
PR 2370/2371
PR 2991 Cebu – Zamboanga
PR 2992 Zamboanga – Cebu
PR 2995 Cebu – Zamboanga
PR 2996 Zamboanga – Cebu
PR 2485 Zamboanga -TawiTawi
PR 2486 Tawi-Tawi – Zamboanga
PR 2593 Davao – Zamboanga
PR 2594 Zamboanga – Davao
PR 835 Clark – Cebu
PR 836 Cebu – Clark
PR 2347 Cebu – Puerto Princesa – Cebu
PR 2348 Puerto Princesa – Cebu
PR 2991 Cebu – Zamboanga – Cebu
PR 2992 Zamboanga – Cebu
PR 2995 Cebu – Zamboanga
PR 2996 Zamboanga – Cebu

March 17 cancellations
PR 2925 Cebu – Legaspi
PR 2926 Legaspi – Cebu


March 15 to April 13
5J 607 Clark-Cebu
5J 157 Clark-Cebu
5J 609 Clark-Cebu
5J 204 Cagayan de Oro (Laguindingan)-Cebu
DG 6516 Dumaguete-Cebu

Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer

PROMO | Oil and Fuel Price Rollback for March 2020

Oil Price Rollback March 2020

Metro Manila has now been under community quarantine. Should you have the need to drive around, these oil companies have implemented oil and fuel price rollback effective March 13, 2020:

Landers- Caltex

To help you be prepared for emergency situations related to COVID-19, Caltex Landers Superstores will be lowering fuel prices at all Landers-Caltex stations starting March 13, 2020 at 9am.

Phoenix Petroleum Philippines

Even while trading in the international market is ongoing, Phoenix Petroleum Philippines will implement a DECREASE in the prices of DIESEL and GASOLINE by Php 3.00 PER LITER.


Petron will implement the following price rollbacks effective 6 a.m. on March 17:
  • Php 4.00/liter for gasoline
  • Php 4.00/liter for diesel
  • Php 4.50/liter for kerosene

Sunday, March 8, 2020

TRAVEL | AirAsia Big Sale 2020 This March 8-15!

Image Courtesy: AirAsia

AirAsia Big Sale 2020!

Heads up, air travelers and BIG members! 

Priority Booking Period (for BIG Members): March 8, 2020
Public Booking Period: March 9 to 15, 2020
Travel Period: September 7, 2020 to July 1, 2021

Starting today, March 8, book tickets for LOW FARES this #AirAsiaBIGSale! Fly with AirAsia for as low price of Php 1 ONE-WAY BASE FARE for BIG members! Get to places, travel direct from Cebu, Clark, Manila and Cagayan de Oro!

Become an AirAsia BIG member. Sign up via https://air.asia/Q1Tu9 and enjoy 24-hour PRIORITY ACCESS to our BIG Sale!

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

PROMO | Cebu Pacific Piso Seat Sale March 2020

Image Courtesy: Cebu Pacific Air
Cebu Pacific Piso Sale March 2020

SALE PERIOD: March 3-5, 2020
TRAVEL  PERIOD: September 1 2020- February 28 2021

March naaaa! It’s the #CEBSuperSeatFest 3-Day Piso Sale! Be a Baryahero and discover new destinations with different routes on sale every day! Online payments only for March 3-4; payment centers also available on March 5. No promo code needed.

Image Courtesy: Cebu Pacific Air

Quoted DOMESTIC one way base fares are inclusive of 7 kg hand carry baggage allowance, but exclusive of Web Admin Fee, 12% VAT, Terminal Fees and Fuel Surcharge.

Image Courtesy: Cebu Pacific Air

Quoted INTERNATIONAL one way fares are inclusive of 7 kg hand carry baggage allowance, but exclusive of Web Admin Fees for short haul and long haul flights, respectively and International Terminal Fee starting from Php550, and Fuel Surcharge.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

TRAVEL | Cebu Pacific Seat Sale this February 2020! Book your flights now!

Cebu Pacific Seat Sale is ongoing for the month of February 2020!

Booking Period: February 24 to 26, 2020
Travel Period: April 1 to June 30, 2020

It's official. Time to grab this opportunity to enjoy a perfect summer getaway! 

Make moments happen.  Book flights this seat sale for as low as Php 99 for select Philippine destinations and for as low as Php 399 for select international destinations. Avail of Cebu Pacific’s new fare bundles to save up to 12%! Choose from Go Basic, Go Easy or Go Flexi. Available during initial booking only.

Saturday, February 22, 2020

TRAVEL | Philippine Airlines (PAL) Fly & Shop Local Seat Sale

Truly shopping is more fun in the Philippines! Based on the Department of Tourism's Visitor Sample Survey in 2018, shopping is the most common tourist activity in the country at 38 percent.

Hence, the 2020 Philippine Shopping Festival was created! To join you in celebrating festival, Philippine Airlines brings you PAL's Fly & Shop Local Seat Sale. 

Fly with Philippine Airlines and enjoy low fares to domestic destinations!

Sale Period: February 21 to February 29, 2020.
Travel Period: February 24 to December 10, 2020.

To know more about the local seat sale promo, visit this page.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

TRAVEL | Landers Super Fuel Sale

It's been going on for weeks already.

Stay super on the road all year round when you avail of Landers Super Fuel Sale Year promo any day of the year!

Landers Super Fuel Sale
May 15- December 31, 2018
Landers Superstores Nationwide

Landers Superstore currently has branches in Balintawak, Otis, Cebu, Alabang West, and ArcoVia City.

General Mechanics:

1. All Landers Superstore members can avail of this promo starting May 15 in all Landers Superstore branches and Landers-Caltex gas stations.

2. For every single receipt purchase of P4,000.00 at Landers Superstore, a member automatically gets one (1) fuel discount coupon, which will be attached to the receipt (i.e., P4,000.00 single receipt = 1 fuel discount coupon, P8,000.00 single receipt = 2 fuel discount coupons.

3. Purchases made at Landers Central, Doppio, Federal Barbers, Capital Care and Landers-Caltex gas stations are ineligible for a fuel discount coupon.

4. The fuel discount coupon entitles a member to the following fuel discounts:
Minimum of P7.00 off per liter on Platinum
Minimum of P7.00 off per liter on Silver
Minimum of P4.00 off per liter on Diesel

5. To successfully avail of the fuel discounts, a member must present his fuel discount coupon along with his membership card before fueling up at any Landers-Caltex gas station. (Membership card name and name of fuel discount holder should match)

6. Member may use his fuel discount coupon to fuel up one (1) car only. (i.e., One (1) fuel discount coupon = One (1) car only).

7. Fuel discount coupons are non-convertible to cash, non-transferrable, and cannot be reprinted. Lost fuel discount coupons are automatically void.

Friday, February 3, 2017

LIST | Five summer destinations to visit near Metro Manila

Having headache thinking where to spend your summer vacation this year? Also, you’re probably worried about your budget, right? Well, Relax. Stop worrying!  

Have you forgotten? Philippines boasts some of the most exciting prospects for summer; from its gorgeous beaches and luscious dishes to those sets of friendly people anyone would wish they'd meet. Well, if you are planning to spend near Metro Manila, there are summer destinations nearby that can offer you a well deserved vacation. This might be a shock for you, but you can still have fun under the sun without overspending. 

Here are five summer destinations near Metro Manila that you can consider visiting for your much awaited summer holidays?

1. Tagaytay

Image Source: PanoramicTrip

Summer in the Philippines can be excruciatingly hot. Because of the summer heat, people choose to visit Tagaytay. If you just want to unwind and chill, consider visiting Tagaytay. The place offers the finest views, with cool atmosphere. Don’t miss the chance to visit Sky Ranch or simply roam every morning in one of the city’s parks and gardens. You’ll surely love the vibe the place radiates. 

How to get there? From Manila, take a bus bound for Tagaytay or Nasugbu or you can also take a shuttle/van to Lemery at Starmall Alabang or Shaw. 

Daily suggested budget? 850Php-1500Php.

2. Puerto Galera

Image Source: The Philippines

It is an undeniable fact that summer is the best time to hit the beach, right? From Metro Manila, approximately four hours traveling will get you to a place so serene and alluring, Puerto Galera, where city-dwellers visit for beach activities such as swimming and beach bumming

Declared a Man and Biosphere Reserve of UNESCO in 1973, it is one of the destinations with the richest marine biodiversity in the world. Visitors can experience their dream of enjoying life in white sand beach there without spending too much unlike when you go to Boracay where most partygoers and socializers set off during summer holidays. 

Monday, January 25, 2016

TRAVEL | List of 8 Great Places in the Philippines to Visit this Summer

It is that period of the year again when the spotlight is turned towards the Philippines’ best beaches and mesmerizing islands. Start your vacation by getting sun-kissed in the sand. Visit the country's best summer getaways.

This summertime season will definitely give us the opportunity to explore, discover, and gain new experiences. Start your vacation right by planning as early as now. Find the perfect place for you to celebrate the hot days of summer!

This list of eight (8) great summer Philippine summer destinations will definitely help you come up with your escapade itinerary.


Photo Courtesy: San Rafael River Adventure

Before 2014 ended, the resort of San Rafael River Adventure in Bulacan was opened to the public. And since then, this has been the perfect destination for people not just looking to spend one epic summer adventure, but even to those looking to experience nature, serenity and romance in one place.

If you want to relax, spend some quality time with your family, escape the stresses of the city, and even be with your one and only in privacy, we definitely encourage you to place this on your list of PH summer destinations to check out this summer. You will see an infinity pool with an astonishing view and enjoy water sports activities just like paddle board, jet ski, kayaking, etc.). It is a fact that beaches and swimming pools are the traditional choices, but San Rafael River Adventure gives you a one-of-a-kind experience. 

Address: Talacsan, San Rafael, Bulacan
Phone: 0917 924 4546
Website: www.srra.ph


Photo Courtesy: Jovanie A. Toria, It's LAGAW time

Take a break from pressure, stress and anxiety. Explore Nogas island and wallow in Anini-y’s hot springs. This is one of Antique’s famous destinations. With its complete facilities, guests can enjoy this inviting paradise in Western Visayas.

Nogas Island is located in Anini-y, Antique. With is its lovely, private 24-hectare spot, this is just about a 15-minute boat journey from the town’s seashore. A sure natural reserve, it is ideal for swimming, diving, and early morning strolling along  its pristine white-sand beach. Want to know more about this travel-worthy place? Check out a traveler's experience here.

Address: Anini-y, Antique
Phone: None
Website: None (Check out reviews here!)


Photo Courtesy: Booking.com

We've shown you a preview of resorts to check out north of Metro Manila and south in Antique  province. Let us now take you to Albay in the far east side of the country. 

A high-class hideaway constituting 37 Asian-inspired villas, Misibis Bay gives you an extraordinary, unusual, extravagant, and enchanting experience in a paradise that boasts of a spa, an outdoor pool, worth visiting restaurants (Tapas Bar, Dela Playa Beach Grill), a private beach, a gym, and a wide array of activities such as thrilling water sports events like parasailing, diving with whale sharks, and windsurfing, and trekking Mayon Volcano on an ATV.

Misibis Bay is your luxury island offering outdoor play area in the Philippines. It's a private tropical sanctuary built on a pristine section of the southern beach portion of Cagraray island in Bacacay, Albay. 

Address: Cagraray Island, Bacacay, Albay
Phone: (02) 661 888
Website: www.misibisbay.com


Photo Courtesy: frenchkisses, TripAdvisor.com.ph

True to being a national park, Halea serves as a haven to countless sea species because of its rich ecosystem. Because of the protection and security it gets, the area has successfully preserved its beauty inviting tourists from all over the world to experience the tranquility it can offer. It is so captivating that the residents themselves could not get enough of this paradise.

Address: San Miguel Island, Monreal, Masbate
Phone: 0917 844 7023 | 02 725 7628 (Carlo de Leon)
Website: None


Photo Courtesy: ItsMoreFuninthePhilippines.com

Professional surfers and surfer-wannabes take the journey to Baler in Aurora and prepare for their ride with the big waves. And this, without any doubt, is true and proven because Sabang Beach is a surfer’s ideal place to be. But more that the surfing itself, the town is progressively popular not only to surfing fanatics and lovers, mainly because of its natural splendor, historical importance and other attractions such as Ditumabo Falls, Diguisit Rock Formations, Baler Catholic Church, and Museum de Baler.

Address: Aurora
Phone: None
Website: None (Read Sabang Beach reviews here.)


Photo Courtesy: Melvin Baroga

Nope. We're not referring to Subic Bay in Zambales. This one's in Sorsgon! Subic Beach is a gem that's yet to be known by the travel horde. From the port of Matnog, as you move closer to Subic Beach, you will be amazed at its pinkish sand that's due to crushed reddish corals that have collected in the sand. You will also be inspired by its clear blue waters which allows you to see through the coral formations below.  If you wish to momentarily isolate yourself from the rest of modern civilization, just troop to this wonderful hideaway. Check out one traveler's experience in Subic Beach here.

Address: Calintaan Island, Matnog, Sorsogon
Phone: None
Website: None (How do people perceive this beach? Read here.)


Photo Courtesy: ChasingPhilippines.com

This place brags of two main tourist must-dos that everyone would surely love – walking along the white sand of Mahabang Buhangin and swimming in the pristine blue Pacific waters, any of which soothes headaches and eases broken hearts. Since it is less visited and commercialized versus other crowded beaches like Boracay, the isle serves as a perfect escapade for individuals longing for privacy. If you are the type of traveler who just want to get away from the demanding, busy life of the city, take a few moments to immerse yourself in the beauty of Calaguas and let all the stress fade away.

Address: Mangcawayan, Vinzons, 4603 Camarines Norte
Phone: 0917 959 5985
Website: www.bestcalaguastour.com


Photo Courtesy: AllTravelSpots.com

Eskaya Beach Resort and Spa is a commendable spa resort located in Panglao Island, just at the southernmost tip of Bohol, which is famed for the wide-eyed tarsier and for its enticing Chocolate Hills.. Placed halfway through Panglao along its coast opposite the Bohol Sea, it is a sprawling property covering almost 16 hectares of land with a varied geography. It has a slowly descending cliff, a ravine, flat land, caves, and an impressive view of the sea.

The resort is home to a stylish boutique establishment and reflects Filipino crafts and architecture. Its single-detached villas called “balai” are made with durable native materials including bamboo, wood, and cogon. A lot of these "balai" have private swimming pools in it. 

The resort's main attraction, however, is the infinity pool which gives a relaxing view of the sea. Do check out its spacious and vibrant restaurant --- Lantawan Restaurant. You may even dine at the beach al fresco style, in the garden, or by the poolside.

Address: Tawala, Panglao Island
Phone: (02) 727 4927
Website: www.eskayaresort.com

There are just so much more to discover, lots of things to do, numerous places to visit, and unlimited number of memories to make this summer. Be with the people you love. Travel alone. Meet new people. Go on challenging trips. Enjoy the summer heat. Unwind and just have fun in the Philippine, for it has a lot to offer! These are just some of the best places to visit this summer!