|Utilities (Electricity, Heating, ...) for medium apartment||$82.35|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$7.71|
|1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff||$0.16|
|Loaf of white bread||$1.13|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside of centre||$237.80|
|Water bottle (0.33 liter)||$0.35|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$0.20|
|Chicken breasts at the market||$3.42|
The Philippines is located in South East Asia and comprises of around seven thousand islands. With its countless beaches and mixture of foreign influences, there is plenty to entice tourists to experience this beautiful country. It has been predicted that in order to experience every island in the Philippines, one would need to spend around 30 years exploring the country. If you wish to travel here, it is cheapest to fly to the main island, and it is possible to find cheap flights to Philippines from one of several airline companies that serve the country.
The catholic influence on the country means that the traditional catholic holidays are observed throughout the year in the Philippines. Easter, Christmas and all saints day are just some examples. There are other significant days for the Philippine people too, such as Independence Day on June 12th and the National Heroes Day on the last Monday of August.
There are many cultural places to visit across the Philippines. With the strong religious influences of the country, it is not surprising that there are numerous churches and basilicas to explore. These buildings have been constructed with care, and are stunning pieces of architecture to admire. Rizal Park and the Blood Compact are some examples of places of historic significance, and to include the Intramuros, where you can learn of the country’s past.
There are many beaches for you to relax at too when you choose to travel and visit the country. Boracay and El Nido boast some of the most stunningly clear waters that you could see and experience. You can also try scuba diving and snorkeling at one of the many beaches too as there is plenty of marine life to be seen. Another pride of the country is the Underground /River in Palawan, which is considered as one of the natural wonder of the world
There are many options when it comes to accommodation in the Philippines. Once you have booked your cheap flights to the Philippines, you’ll be able to book hotels in the Philippines or choose from one of the many hostels, camp sites, apartments and motels that are available for your stay. The Philippines is a safe place to visit where you will find yourself at the heart of some of the world’s most beautiful landmarks and scenery.