Flights to the Philippines: need to know
Cheap airline tickets to the Philippines
Are you planning a tropical vacation to the Philippines? Are you on the lookout for cheap flights tickets to get you there? Philippine Airlines is the only carrier that connects to the U.S. with non-stop flights. Many other airlines like Delta, Asiana Airlines, Etihad Airways, ASA and others offer flights to Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) in Manila or Mactan-Cebu International Airport (CEB) in Cebu with one or two layovers.
Best time to book cheap flights to the Philippines
When choosing the travel period for your Philippines vacation, you should consider the climate of the archipelago. Take into account that the hot temperatures between March and May feel even hotter because of humidity and the rainy season from June to November can bring with it some pretty vicious typhoons. If you’re after the lowest airfares, make sure to book your flights 5-6 months in advance!
- Peak season: Between January and March.
- Low season: Summer and monsoon season.
A flight from New York to Manila with one layover can take 18 hours or more.
Experience the Philippines: sights, tours and activities
The Philippines has more than 7,100 tropical islands and countless paradise beaches to discover. The fauna and flora of the archipelago are extraordinary. Visit the Philippines’ emerald rice fields, active volcanoes and let yourself be won over by the hospitality of the friendly locals.
Essentials in the Philippines
Banuae Rice Terraces: This fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site is located on the island of Luzon. Many of these ancient rice terraces were carved into the mountains of Ifugao more than 2,000 years ago and are still in use today. Filipinos like to call them the "Eighth Wonder of the World".
Cebu: The "second city" of the Philippines and the "Queen City of the South" is a great place to visit in order to experience Filipino culture. Its historical sites reflect its cosmopolitan past, and are popular among travelers as well as locals.
Beaches: When it comes to the best beaches in the Philippines, opinions differ. No wonder, with one of the longest white sand coastlines in the world you will be spoiled for choice. The blue waters of Boracay, El Nido and Puerto Galera sure won't disappoint!
Discover more on Philippines Tourism.
Hotels and accommodation in the Philippines
From 5-star hotels to rustic lodges, visitors have plenty of choice when it comes to the types of accommodation available and their prices. The hotel rates tend to be cheaper than in many other international destinations and by comparing the offers in advance you can get a great value for your money.