Flight destinations in Philippines
Airlines that fly to Philippines
FAQs about Philippines
Does TravelHouseUK offer any special deals for Philippines flights?
TravelHouseUK does indeed have special offers in terms of increased baggage limits per passenger allowed in specific airlines. Typically, regional airlines on the route like Singapore Airlines, Asiana Airlines and Cathay Pacific offer a baggage limit of 30 Kilograms per passenger for economy class bookings. TravelHouseUK often negotiates special family fare packages on a routine basis with the flag carrier Philippine Airlines, allowing luggage of 40 kilograms per passenger. Kuwait Airways and Saudi Arabian Airlines even allow 2 baggage pieces weighing 23 kilograms each when passengers chose to book with us.
Are there any airlines offering direct Philippines flights?
Among all these air operators, only the flag carrier, Philippine Airlines, offers direct Philippines flights, taking off from London to land at Manila, the capital city.
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Since there are limited direct flights to Philippines apart from the Philippines airline, all other airlines offer indirect Philippines flight deals with one stopover. For a short period, several airlines operated flights to Clarke (CRK) from UK, however only Qatar Airways and Asiana airlines operate one-stop flights to Clarke, Angeles City. Airlines offering one-stop flights to Cebu International include Asiana, Korean and Singapore Airlines while Davao is only served one-stop flights by Singapore airlines from UK.Departure airports for Philippines from UK
You may choose to fly from any of the U.K airports depending upon airline operations from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Bristol, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, New Castle, Liverpool and Belfast.Airports in Philippines
These include Cebu, Dauvo and Luzon. There are 10 airports in Philippines, however, passengers usually arrive in Manila, the Philippines largest airport. However, airlines also arrive in Cebu (CEB), Davao (DVO) and Clarke (CRK)What is the best time to travel from UK to Philippines?
With thousands of small islands, Philippines has some key tourist destinations which are ideal for excursion and relaxation. Travel season may depend on your destination of choice in Philippines. Generally, Philippines travel is segmented by three areas with connecting flights available into Manila (MNL), Cebu International (CEB) and Dauvo International (DVO) airports
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Christmas celebrations in Philippines
When heading to Asia for the vacations, Philippines Christmas flights should be the most preferred option. The country has the largest majority of Christian population across the region of the Far East, making Christmas an event to be celebrated at a grand scale. Some of the most prominent Christmas traditions include the pre-dawn masses congregating from mid December till Christmas Eve. Philippines Christmas flight deals can stretch all the way beyond New Years, with Thanksgiving, feasts of Epiphany as well as the Feast of the Three Kings. Leisure processions involving Santa Claus and dance parades lead through commercial avenues, with sweetmeat stalls and shopping malls adding in glamour to all the celebrations. The biggest highlight of all the parades is the Parole bamboo lantern, a local tradition of star lanterns lighting the way for masses to proceed to church service sessions.
Why travel to Philippines?
The Philippines has its entire terrain all spread across fragments of small islands with strips of sand and tropics outlining its coasts. While retaining its reputation and outlook for having iconic tropical islands and unspoilt beaches for tourism, the country is among the fast-paced developing countries of the Far East for providing exceptional services necessary for the modern standards of living. The country’s background is influenced by both Spanish and American culture, prominently represented among its historical landmarks as well as metropolitan centres. Commercial areas like the Carbon Market is one place to observe local commerce thriving at its peak, for it offers the daily catch of fish for sale at numerous fishmonger stalls. Certain islands have resorts and adventure tours for all tours of marine life and water sports, ranging from kite surfing, snorkelling and water boarding to yachting and boating. Green cultivated terraced fields lined through valleys mark the Baguio City, which has experienced explosive growth of settlements spread across its terrain. Exotic man-made influence over cultivation designs can be viewed at the Banaue Rice Terraces, with layers upon layers of crops in every adjustable shape allowing maximum allocated space for utilizing the land. The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River is the world's longest underground river, with the interior of the caves well-lit to allow ample sights of the rock formations for spelunking. Other geological landmarks include the Mayon Volcano and the famed ‘Chocolate hills’. For promotion of culture as well as hosting a hospitality industry, festivals and events are being introduced across different regions on both local and international scales.
What are the flight destination options for landing in Philippines?
Owing to the Philippines spread with multiple islands throughout the archipelago, there are multiple principal islands functioning alongside international and domestic airports for local charter services. However, the scale of flight operations may be restricted owing to their smaller size. The main commercial aviation hub is Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport, with Manila regarded among the regional hubs of the Far East catering to nearly 3,000 flights every week, connecting to every major destination worldwide. Cebu’s Mactan international airport comes in second, with about a thousand international flights. Other international airports are located in Davao City, as well as Angeles City housing Clark International Airport.
What is the flight duration for reaching Philippines from UK?
For direct flights the flight duration lasts 14 hours and 30 minutes. In case of indirect flights with a single stopover, the total time ranges between 22 to 24 hours including a 6 to 8 hour stopover.
How to manage getting around Philippines?
For commute across the waters to reach from island to island, there are ferryboat tours as well as cruise ship companies facilitating leisure luxury travels as well as general regular travels. Chartered air travel is considered a good alternative to water transport when travelling between islands.The road networks are mostly centred at the metropolitan hubs, while a single expressway leads to a string of cities and towns located within the main island. The rail network runs overnight intercity services while making stops at each destination, and facilitates luxury sleeper classes along with economy for comfortable long duration travel. Overall, road travel and rail travel are both limited owing to the country spread across multiple islands.
What are the hotel and accommodation options in the Philippines?
There are no bounds to luxury, exclusivity and serenity when it comes to options of accommodation in the Philippines. There are complete resort islands reserved for guests for their private use, while every regional international hotel chain is present in the metropolitan cities. For budget offers tourists can avail inns, bread and breakfast offers, apartment condominiums and even small cottages. Among the resorts, there are categories which specialize in aqua sports services, relaxation and therapy services, and even casinos. Then there are resorts themed according to their location, may it be near forests and gardens, reserve parks or even hills. Overall, the trend is to provide an exotic ambience of the natural surroundings, along with pools and outdoor seating.
Any idea of the general budget in Philippines?
- A single meal at an international fast food chain: £ 1.86
- A large bottle of mineral water: £ 0.51
- An imported cigarette pack: £ 0.86
- An average taxi trip within the city: £ 2.15
- A local commute ticket: £ 0.13
- A common local hotel in a small town: £ 20
- A guesthouse/resort on one of the popular beaches: £ 40
- An international luxury suite in one of the main cities: £ 110
Handy Tips To Know Before your departure flight to Philippines!
- The quickest flight time to reach Philippines from UK is 14 hours.
- Philippines is 7 hours ahead of UK
- £1 is equivalent to 73 Philippine Peso
- Out of the 72 airports Ninoy Aquino Intl Airport Manila, Mactan Intl Airport Cebu, Mati Airport Davao, Clark Field Angeles city and Mandurriao Airport Iloilo City are the five biggest airports in Philippines.
- Manila is the top flight destination for Philippines.
- Most flights from London to Philippines leave in the evening hours.
- The distance between London, United Kingdom and Manila, Philippines is 6670 miles.
- Each week around 1224 international flights depart from Manila.
- You can fly to Philippines from 10 UK airports.