If you’ve read my Airline Information page you’ll know already that Cebu Pacific is my choice for Philippine domestic flights.
They always have some sort of promo going on … sometimes as low as 1 peso fares … no joke. But even when you have to pay full fare, it’s reasonable … cheap by US standards. Their entire fleet has just been renewed and their cabin crews are pretty, attentive and polite.
Unlike US airlines, they don’t play all those ridiculous 7 day, 14 day and 21 day "advance purchase" games … you can walk up to the ticket counter … or visit their web site … and get the same price if you’re flying same day or 30 days from now.
The part that I feel needs updating is, Cebu Pacific is now a full-fledged international airline as well as domestic.
As this map shows (by the way, you have to visit their website and try this map live, it’s custom for every city they serve, very cool implementation of Flash)now serve Hong Kong, Seoul, Pusan (both shopping destinations and hubs for Korean Air), Taipei, excellent place to connect with China Air or Evergreen, Hong Kong, great for connecting with Cathay Pacific or … well you get the idea.
Cebu Pacific have positioned themselves to make connections outside the Philippines instead of each and every passenger having to travel into Manila or Cebu and then connect. And my son is coming to visit next month … I’ve already booked some travel for him and my wife and I, Manila-Cebu-Return, total fare, round-trip (less tax and fees, of course) 6 PhP. You can’t beat that with a stick!