Great travel hacks for budget travel in Philippines

great travel hacks for budget travel in philippines

Great travel hacks for budget travel in Philippines


Philippines is the ultimate hot spot for budget travel. Philippines is replete with natural beauty of turquoise lagoons, powder white beaches, black beaches, coral reefs, caves, islands, volcanoes et alia. It has 1,000 inhabited islands.

great travel hacks budget travel philippines

Philippines is a fuss free and cheap travel destination and has a lot to offer. Philippines is larger than life and can be traveled with a budget as low as US$ 1,000. Philippines is replete with staycation and bed and breakfast sources to have a comfortable stay. Room rentals and villas are available at cheap prices of US$ 50.

great travel hacks budget travel philippines

Public transport is the best mode to commute throughout your stay at Philippines. Public transport options such as Jeepney and ferry takes you from one destination to the other for around 750 to 1,000 peso.

Bus services and roll-on/ roll-off ferry services RORO for short let’s you travel within different destinations. RORO services are always on schedule and let’s you hop on from one island to another in the most hassle free manner.

great travel hacks budget travel philippines

There are also cheap flights between cities but some amount of planning comes handy. It is better to do a bit of research on your part about which cities are interconnected and cities with international flights.

great travel hacks budget travel philippines

Philippines is a hotspot for a multiple number of activities such as Jeepney tours, trekking, scuba diving, snorkeling, diving, hiking and whale shark sighting tours.

Boracay is the ultimate party destination for the Filipinos throughout the year. It is replete with activities like fly fishing, kite surfing, paddle boarding and cliff diving. White Beach and Ariel Point are must do hotspots. Some of the must eats are Chorizo burger, Bicol Express and Bok Choy. Banana Boat Rides are must do.

Filipinos love their tropical fruits with the bounty of coconut, pomelo, papaya, pineapple, et al. Mango is available throughout the year. Philippines has a unique street food culture. Some of the must try street foods are tokneneng, balut, isaw, fish balls, taho, adobo, sisig, halo halo, pancit, lechon, bibingka, lumpia, lomi, turon, et cetera.

Read: Unusual food outings and food tours around the world

Some of the must do places in Philippines are Manila, Cebu, Bohol, Banaue, Bataan, Boracay, El Nido, Puerto Princesa, Albay, Puerto Galera, Coron Island, Dumaguete, et cetera.

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The marine sanctuaries in Philippines are Blue Holevin Romblon, Baracuda Lake, Puerto Galera, Dauin and Sulu Sea, Coron Bay and Manta Rays in Masbate.

Some of the walking trails are Batangas, Mt Balabag in Rizal, Mt Manalmon in Bulacan, Chocolate Hills in Bohol, Mt Makiling in Laguna, et cetera.


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  1. Wow! Such a detailed and amazing guide for a budget travel. I am definitely saving your post to reread it! How many days would be enough to see all the highlights in the Philippines?

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