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Boracay christmas day or new years eve???

kent london
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cant do both as going Palawan either before or after Boracay....

so do i go to Boracay for xmas or new years eve and why...

please help me make my decision..

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New Years. New Years in Boracay are extra festive. The entire island is one big party. Always has been, always will be.

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New Years, but good luck getting a hotel. Many hotels are full already and many will not take a few night booking during holidays. BOOK NOW.

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I'd also say New Year's Eve! You can't get any NYE celebration in the Philippines like the one you get in Boracay.

kent london
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right heres my plan, please comment or post ur thoughts.

20th dec land at Manila 2pm. stay in manila the nite and next day . see the park , shopping mall and eat out.

21st dec 16.30 or 6pm flight to manila to Puerto princess land , spend night in PP have dinner relax.

22nd - not sure wether to stay in PP for the day , or head straight for El Nido.

22/23-28 th El nido touring islands

28 dec- PP to manila, manila to Caticlan same day to Boracay to 3rd jan

3rd jan fly manila overnight then home to heathrow.

post ur thoughts..

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Then, I will probably see you there... Doing the same trip but flights are in different dates. Hope we enjoy it!!!! :-)

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Not sure if this will help re: available hotels for NYE.. but I was just in contact with Zuzuni and they have added 9 add'l rooms to their establishment. Not sure what your budget is or where you'd like to be located on the island but worth a short to check if they have availability for you on such short notice - renovations will be complete at the end of this month. Good advice: book now!

Good luck.

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your hotels should already be set and many hotels do not want one or two night bookings when its this busy.

Edited: 8 years ago
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On the 28th December make sure you leave sufficient time between flights to factor in any possible delays.

I would consider leaving a day between your flights. You could reduce El Nido by 1 night as you have already allocated plenty of time there.

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Not sure I would spend the day in PP. I made the mistake of several days there after doing several beaches in Palawan and wished I had used the time somewhere else.

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A couple of days in PP is good to see Honda Bay, UGR and to do a City Tour.

Also make sure you have dinner at Kalui a great local restaurant. Important to pre book as they are generally full and have 2 seatings.

Tommo

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