Cheap flights to Philippines

Tue, 15 Aug 2017. Last updated Fri, 30 Nov 2018 18:00

Cheap flights to Philippines are mostly offered by Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific. As a beautiful country formed by over 7000 islands, Philippines is seen a tourism paradise with lots of cultural and historical elements and unique natural beauty.

The Philippines is a country located in South East Asia with lots of small and large islands. It borders Taiwan across Luzon Strait to the north, Vietnam across the South China Sea to the west, islands of Indonesia across Celebes Sea to the south and Borneo Island across Sulu Sea to the southwest, while to the east it is bounded by Philippine Sea. The Philippines is greatly affected by earthquakes and tropical storms happening every year, all due to the geofrafical location, on the Pacific Ring of Fire. However, the country is endowed with rich natural resources and high biodiversity. The country has a relatively large area of 300,000 square kilometers, with three large islands of Mindanao, Luzon and Visayas. The Philippines’ capital city is Manila. The Philippines is a multi-religious country, but Christianity is the national religion which is practized by around 85% of the population; meanwhile, Muslims account for 10%, Protestantism account for 5%, and the rest of other religions. English is the official language used at schools and offices; and it is widely used in this country.

Tourist attractions in Philippines


Manila is located on the eastern bank of Manila Bay in Luzon Island. This is a vast metropolis with a population of about 14 million people. Traveling to Manila, tourists will have the opportunity to visit and explore famous places such as San Augustin Church and Manila Cathedral, Fort Santiago, and Intramuros Stone Citadel with very unique architectural style of Europe. Additionally, tourists who love art should visit museums in Manila as Marikina Shoe Museum, and Manila Contemporary Art Galleries to better understand the Philippine art. Tourists should not miss the opportunity to relax and contemplate beautiful sunsets at Manila Bay. Those who are interested in cuisine and shopping should visit Chinatown. Also, St. Joseph Church, Rizal Park, Manvila showrooms are indispensable attractions in Manila. Those wishing to stroll and on streets should pop in Baywalk Boulevard – the most famous boulevard running along romantic Manila Bay.

Manila Bay Sunset

Like Dalat in Vietnam, Tagaytay Highlands of the Philippines has the cool climate and fresh air. Tagaytay Highlands combined with emerald Taal volcano create very majestic and romantic scenery. This is an ideal place for those who love relaxing and resting. Visiting El Nido Bay with poetic beaches, stretching white sandy fields, mangroves and mysterious caves or relaxing in Boracay Island with various tourism services and fascinating cuisine will be a great experience in Philippines travel. Other stunning beaches should not be missed including Subic, Puerto Galera, Puerto Princessa, Siargao, Coron, etc.    

Popular airports in Philippines

San Jose Airport, San Jose (SJI) - PhilippinesLaguindingan International Airport, Cagayan (CGY) - Philippines
Dipolog Airport, Dipolog (DPL) - PhilippinesNew Bacolod-Silay Airport, Bacolod (BCD) - Philippines
General Santos International Airport , General Santos (GES) - PhilippinesFrancisco Bangoy International Airport, Davao (DVO) - Philippines
Kalibo Airport, Kalibo (KLO) - PhilippinesJolo Airport, Jolo (JOL) - Philippines
Roxas Airport, Roxas City (RXS) - PhilippinesDaniel Z. Romualdez Airport , Tacloban (TAC) - Philippines
Godofredo P. Ramos Airport , Caticlan (MPH) - PhilippinesEl Nido Airport, El Nido (ENI) - Philippines
Naga Airport, Naga (WNP) - PhilippinesNinoy Aquino International Airport / Villamor Airbase, Manila (MNL) - Philippines
Tagbilaran Airport, Tagbilaran (TAG) - PhilippinesLegazpi Airport, Legazpi (LGP) - Philippines
Clark International Airport, Angeles City (CRK) - PhilippinesPuerto Princesa Airport, Puerto Princesa (PPS) - Philippines
Laoag International Airport, Laoag (LAO) - PhilippinesAwang Airport, Cotabato (CBO) - Philippines

Ninoy Aquino International Airport

Currently, there are many domestic and international airports in Philippines. Tourists can choose the suitable flights from Philippines to many destinations in the world at one of the following airports:

Ninoy Aquino International Airport

Mactan-Cebu International Airport

Francisco Bangoy International Airport

Zamboang International Airport

Puerto Princesa International Airport

Francisco Reyes Airport

Naga International Airport

Bagabag International Airport

Mandurriao International Airport

In Vietnam, there is currently only Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City serving flights from Vietnam to Philippines. Additionally, if tourists want to find the best airlines operating Vietnam - Philippines flights, they can choose Vietnam Airlines or Philippines Airlines. The ticket prices often vary for different time periods.

Popular cities in Philippines

CebuCagayanAngeles City
El NidoGeneral SantosIloilo
PagadianPuerto PrincesaRoxas City
San JoseTaclobanTagbilaran

Popular airlines in Philippines and fly to Philippines 

Royal Jordanian -> 611 USDRoyal Brunei Airlines -> 188 USDJC International Airlines -> 390 USDPacific Airlines -> 261 USD
Lao Airlines -> 416 USDMalaysia Airline -> 116 USDDragon Airlines -> 189 USDBangkok Airways -> 298 USD
Lanmei Airlines -> 231 USDPhilippine Airlines -> 110 USDEva Airways -> 133 USDHahn Air -> 132 USD
Shenzhen Airlines -> 209 USDCathay Pacific Airways -> 197 USDAll Nippon Airways <-> 556 USDSilk Air -> 207 USD
Uni Airways Corporation -> 251 USDAir China -> 239 USDJetstar Airways -> 9 USDSingapore Airlines -> 143 USD

Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific are two major airlines in Philippines. Presently, these two airlines are operating domestic and international flights mostly to Asian countries. Popular airlines operate flights to Philippines including Air China, Asiana Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Dragonair, EVA Air, Hong Kong Express Airways, Jetstar Asia Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Kuwait Airways, Hawaiian Airlines, Korean Air, Japan Airlines operated by JALways, Etihad Airways, Royal Brunei Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Singapore Airlines and Xiamen Airlines.

Popular flights to Philippines 

Vietnam -> Philippines 300 USDBan Me Thuot, Pleiku, Tuy Hoa, Thanh Hoa, Qui Nhon, Can Tho, Vinh
Thailand -> Philippines 143 USDChiang Mai, Bangkok, Krabi, Narathiwat, Udon Thani, U Tapao
Taiwan -> Philippines 131 USDKaohsiung, Taipei
United States -> Philippines 619 USDChicago
Singapore -> Philippines 212 USDSingapore
Australia -> Philippines 454 USDSydney
Lao, People's Dem. Rep. -> Philippines 563 USDXieng Khouang, Savannakhet

Tourists can book flights to Philippines from following countries:




Ho Chi Minh City


Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu


Bangkok Suvanarbhumi


Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Xiamen, Quanzhou




Kaohsiung, Taipei - Taoyuan

Hong Kong

Hong Kong


Osaka-Kansai, Detroit, Nagoya-Centrair, Tokyo, Fukuoka


Busan, Seoul




Bandar Seri Begawan

Saudi Arabia

Dammam, Jeddah, Riyadh



United Arab Emirates

Dubai, Abu Dhabi



Other useful information


Filipino is quite friendly, and a large numer of them can communicate very well in English.

Tourists are advised not to come to Mindanao region in the South Philippines, especially Sulu and Zamboanga area because this is the "base" of Abu Sayyaf - an Islamic extremist organization. 

Price in the Philippines is more expensive than other countries in Southeast Asia. The Philippines is famous for pearl, so tourists can easily buy pearl at anywhere. Shopping in smaller islands helps tourists to save money.

In Philippines, there are many live music bands playing in the park or coffee shop. And, it is easily to find bars and discos with live music in the Philippines at night. 

Means of transportation in Philippines are metro, bus, and taxi. Taxi fares are quite cheap. Besides, there are several unique and interesting vehicles such as Jeepney, tricycle, pedicab, and Kalesa. 

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