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Tigerair Taiwan Will Fly Straight Cebu to Taipei

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Tigerair Taiwan will begin flying directly Cebu to Taipei starting December 1, 2018. This is the airline's response to the steady increase in the demand for flights to Taiwan. The initial schedule for flights is every Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. You can book your tickets at www.tigerairtw.com.


With this new route, Tiger Air Taiwan will compete with Philippines' largest airline, Cebu Pacific and AirAsia Philippines. The three will utilize the newly-opened Terminal 2 of Mactan-Cebu International Airport.


No Visa Policy Until July 31, 2019 The increase in demand for Taiwan fights is undoubtedly influenced by the relaxed visa policy of Taiwan for Philippine passport holders. Filipino visitors are allowed visa-free entry to Taiwan if they will only stay there up to 14 days. This experimental policy was implemented starting November 1, 2017 and was initially set to expire July 31, 2018. After that period of evaluation, the no-visa policy was extended until July 31, 2…

iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr - Price and Availability in the Philippines

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After months of rumors as to the design and features of  the next-generation of Apple iPhones will look like, it was finally revealed last Wednesday (Tuesday in US) September 12. Apple announces the release of three new iPhones: iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr.
I will not talk much about the features of these new phones but here's some that I found interesting. Xs Max us like the Plus version of older iPhones. It's the bigger iPhone Xs.Xr is the new low-end iPhone. The only major difference between this and the iPhone Xs's is the screen. This one is LCD while the iPhone Xs's are OLED.Dual SIM support - Nano + eSIM.


If you want to know more about the features of this new iPhones, you can visit Apple's website.

Price and Availability in the PhilippinesAs it has been in the past, Philippines is not included in the first or second batches of countries where these beautiful iPhones will be made available with. But the wait may not be that long. Give it a month or tw…

Cebu Pacific PISO FARE 2019 Promo!

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Cebu Pacific is about to reveal another edition of their famous PISO FARE seat sale promo this midnight. While there's not yet details as to the travel period, you may now start planning your trips late this year up to next year.


About Piso Fare Piso Fare is the brainchild of Cebu Pacific, once an unknown airline more than a decade ago, now the largest Philippine airline company flying Filipinos domestically and directly to Asia, Australia and the Middle East. Piso Fare is initially a literal one-peso all-in fare promo. I remember in 2009, I flew from Cebu to Manila for just  one peso and all I need to pay is the bag and the terminal fee. Recently through, Piso Fare came to be just the base fare. The taxes, admin fees, terminal fees can add up pretty quickly and the all-in fare without baggage can be jabout 1000 pesos. But still, that's a significantly lower fare compared to regular ones.




Update on Details As announced, Cebu Pacific is currently holding a PISO FARE 2019 seat sa…

AirAsia Announces A New Piso Fare Promo

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Good news everyone! AirAsia Philippines announces a new promo offering as low as 16 Pesos all-in fare on selected domestic destinations. International routes are also part of this sale though. The travel period is from February 18 to November 26, 2019. You can book your tickets online at www.airasia.com or via your AirAsia mobile app until September 8, 2018.


Travel From Clark
If you want to fly really cheap, then Clark is the hub of choice. AirAsia and Cebu Pacific has been increasing their presence in this airport. It's been here for quite sometime but it was not being utilized compared to NAIA in Manila. AirAsia use to fly here but at one point they pulled out their operation. Now they're back and in this seat sale, you'll get a really nice deal.




TIPS: 5 Ways to Save Money on Your Trip to Hong Kong!

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I just traveled in Hong Kong last February this year and that's my second vacation trip and 7th time there. Most of the time I'm just passing by on the way to other destinations. I guess what I'm trying to say is: I know what I'm saying. So here are some tips to save money in Hong Kong.
1. Book a cheap lodging place Hong Kong has one of the most expensive, if not the most expensive real estate in the world. You would understand then that renting a place there is so expensive. But because of the economy of scale, meaning the sheer number of tourist, some hotels were able to lower their prices to keep up with the competition. If you're not sensitive to the room size, you can have a decent place to stay for just 1000 pesos per person per night. If you're a group of 4 to 6, then it could even be lower. Book using agencies such as Agoda.com or Booking.com to see a vast array of otpions.



In my previous stays in Hong Kong, I stayed in Apple Inn in Mong Kok and KG Gard…