Airfare to Manila, Philippines
Major airports in Manila
Manila is served by one airport, Ninoy Aquino International Airport , also known as Manila International Airport (MNL)
For cheaper tickets to Manila, consider the following :
- Fly mid-week in order to take advantage of the low volume traffic days
- March to May and August are good options for saving money on airfare
- Consider flying into Bangkok, Hong Kong, or Singapore and traveling to Manila via cheap regional flights. For example when searching a flight from London to Manila the price was $1,109 at two weeks notice, but when adding a stop in Bangkok, the price dropped to $849 for planning four weeks in advance. Click here to search this route
- Check out carriers besides the national airline and consider flying on low cost carriers
Manila Travel Tips
Almost totally destroyed in WWII, Manila has rebuilt itself as a modern city, with cosmopolitan international influences. English is widely spoken here, and a majority of people practise Christianity.
Philippine Airlines is the national carrier and has a hub in Manila. Low cost carriers such as JetStar Airways and TigerAir. Major carrier such as Air China, Delta Air Lines and Emirates also stop in Manila.
Top sites include visiting the banks of the Pasig River, touring the former Spanish settlement of Intramuros, and the UNESCO World Heritage church, San Agustin.
For more information on Manila, check out BootsnAll’s Philippines Travel Guide.
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