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May visit Cebu soon, need advice from those in the know

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Postby filipina » Fri Dec 09, 2011 12:17 pm

Welcome to the Philippines soon and good luck Rock and davewe..I sincerely hope you would not turn out like unhappyinmanila.

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from the airport if no ones picking you choose the airport taxi instead of the metered one, it's more safe. Good luck.
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Postby Winston » Fri Dec 09, 2011 3:12 pm

The airport taxi is a ripoff. I've had no problems with metered taxis. Sure they might want a tip, but if so, 50p would make them happy.

I heard there was a bus at the Manila airport. I've never seen where it runs from. But people swear there is one. Anyone know about that?
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Postby filipina » Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:32 am

Winston wrote:The airport taxi is a ripoff. I've had no problems with metered taxis. Sure they might want a tip, but if so, 50p would make them happy.


I am talking of the safety, there are a lot of rude and opportunistic taxi drivers they even connive sometimes with robbers.

Shuttle buses are for airport to airport transport, they are queued at the arrival lobby.
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Postby Winston » Wed Dec 14, 2011 10:34 am

Rock, so how is Cebu? I heard you were there now. When will you give us a trip report?
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Postby Rock » Wed Dec 14, 2011 10:51 am

Winston wrote:Rock, so how is Cebu? I heard you were there now. When will you give us a trip report?


Just been here about 24 hours so far. I will say more after I spend a few more days. It takes a bit of time to get an impression about a place.
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Postby Winston » Tue Dec 27, 2011 9:16 pm

Rock,
Where are you now? What happened? What about your trip report for Cebu?
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