Transportation in Manila

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Transportation in Manila

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  • lyd
    San Andres, Philippines6 contributions
    Since Nov 2020, high traffic stations at Recto Manila terminal and Cubao QC, some elevators/escalators still not operational. Climbing the 20 meter high stairs with a 5 kg load is a challenge for the elderly and disabled.
    Line have been extended this year with only six old coaches for the whole route. Waiting for 10-20 minutes for the next train to arrive is normal.
    Air-con cooling has improved because ridership is down because of the Covid 19 pandemic risks..
    Written 23 May 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • 7 Million Mile Flier
    Corvallis, OR106 contributions
    My AirBnB in Makati was about a 10 minute walk from the Hulo Terminal so I thought the ferry would be an interesting & inexpensive way to get to Intramuros, Chinatown, etc. And it was.... almost. The fare was 30P and I waited about 10 minutes for the next ferry.
    During the ride I asked if I could go to the open bow for pictures and the captain(?) said OK. There were better views of the river and a bit of a breeze compared to the cabin which was a bit stuffy. There was not as much traffic on the river as I expected but there was enough to make the trip interesting.
    For some reason that wasn't explained or announced, the boat's last stop was Santa Ana which is less than half way to Intramuros. The Santa Ana terminal wasn't as "formal" as the Hulo Terminal and the neighborhood looked a little poorer.
    So I got off as directed and started following the other passengers. Less than 100 yards/meters away was (what I now know to be) the Santa Ana market which was a nice exposure to the local culture at a lower economic strata compared to the richer Makati CBD. After walking around the market I wasn't sure how to get to Intramuros so I walked up to a motor-trike driver parked in an alley and said Intramuros? He said "how much?" which was not the response I expected so to avoid prolonged back&forth I said 300 pesos (I could surely have done it for much less than that)... and off we went.
    Written 16 November 2019
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  • loostigerz
    הרצליה2 contributions
    Arnold is the best driver/guide. He pick us up from thet hotel and took us to Pangsjan falls and back, available to our schedule, answered all our questions and was very kind. We recommend you taking him as your driver! good price also, for all day. Israeli people, Arnold is your driver!
    Written 13 April 2022
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  • John Ramos
    1 contribution
    First of all Shout out to Ms.Cheska for catering all of my request you exceeded my expectations, This is experience of us is far one of the highlights of this year, from the beginning of inquiring and up to the day of our departure you provided us all of the things that we need for us not to forget something, so guys if your planning to book or avail their package I highly suggest don’t hesitate anymore. All of your money will be worth it, i assure you of that. Thank you so much Guide to the Philippines till our next travel with you ❤️❤️❤️
    Written 22 May 2022
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  • Alvaro C
    Bilbao, Spain46 contributions
    It was a real taylor made experience, an exclusive trip for the four of us. Laura was always there ready to help us, even when we lost my wedding ring in the van 🙈.
    We highly recommend to everybody. You have only to contact to Laura and she will desing your travel.
    Many thanks Laura and see you in our next travel to FILIPINAS 🌴🐠🐡🦈🐢
    Written 26 March 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • sam107
    Brooklyn, NY385 contributions
    I purchased my ticket on Klook. I printed my voucher and took it to the Si-Kat desk in the lobby on the City State Hotel on Mabini Street. The bus was there to pick us up by 8 am. It takes a while to get through the traffic in Manila. So by 11:30 am we arrived at the pier. Be aware going through security at the terminal a couple men grabbed my luggage telling me they work there. Then later suggested I give them a tip each. My luggage is light. One of them I could literally lift with my middle finger. The suitcase is the type that rolls when I hold the handle. So no I did not give them a tip. But I had to use the restroom and I left my luggage where the other passengers from the bus were sitting. Within a few minutes my luggage was gone. I asked the supervisor of the porters where is my luggage? He told me they were put on the ferry. There was a lot of luggage there, When we arrived at Puerto Galera my luggage was not there. I filed a report. It was still on the pier. So be careful if anyone grabs your luggage off the x-ray security sternly tell them you do not need help. And insist you don't. This was the only negative experience.

    The bus has a bathroom break along the way going and coming. Coming back hold on to your luggage. There are some men who will try to "help" you with your luggage. If you really need help then of course seek their services.

    The Si-Kat guide will be there with a sign informing its passengers to congregate in a certain area as they disembark the ferry.
    Written 25 September 2019
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Texvet03
    89 contributions
    My friends and I wanted to tour the Intramuros complex but didn’t want to use the horse drawn carriages. We happened upon this option at the Bay Leaf Hotel
    Lobby. The cost was 1200 pesos for 1.5 hours of touring the area.

    Our guide, Archie, was absolutely wonderful, and took us to the major highlights in the area and explained all the history that happened there. He also took pictures for my friends and I.

    This is a great option to tour in an eco and animal friendly way, and we had a fabulous time. (Thanks Archie!)
    Written 17 June 2019
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Scenic579754
    1 contribution
    just asked a question on FB the other day(because of my experience 2 years ago that UBE don't operate in terminal 2 of NAIA after 19:00) whether UBE EXPRESS PREMIUM AIRPORT SERVICE FOLLOW their advertised hours of operation(24 hours everyday in their grand prix route)and their response is they operate 24 hours per day but hourly(probably during evening and night hours as they only mentioned hourly); i hope they operate in all terminals of NAIA 24 hours everyday. do they really need the presence of dispatchers who collect fares during odd hours?i guess management don't trust their drivers collecting fares?
    Written 9 January 2020
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  • Iriz G
    Silang, Cavite, Philippines23 contributions
    My friend and I highly recommend Riveoe Travel.
    They were very accommodating to our request on our Tokyo trip especially the Kimono Rental. We wanted to try the Kimono within Asakusa so that our IG posts would be perfect with the Sensoji Temple as our background. :)Isnt it nice to Really feel like a japanese when in Japan? <3 😍
    Happy to say, Riveoe Travel were able to provide us a Kimono Rental package within Asakusa at a very low price.. Thanks to them :) It was a smooth and fast transaction. Very hassle-free.

    Plus,we were able to enjoy our Kimono for long hours,too!
    Would love to book my other travels soon with Riveoe.
    Written 21 October 2019
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • NinoLeeZhongPing
    Makati, Philippines377 contributions
    In this point of the CV19 pandemic the requirements for traveling to Ilocos has loosened up a bit. Nonetheless, even a month before the downgrade, office staff will assist you in traversing the process in order to get a bus ticket and the gov't health requirements (then). Bus is well maintained, hopefully they keep it that way forever.
    Written 1 December 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.