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Come Fly With Me: Philippine Travel Stories

The advent of budget airlines has greatly increased world travel. Airline tickets are now more affordable, more so if we consider the tricks how to maximize rewards and frequent travel miles. Low cost means more savings. It’s now cheaper for people to get in an airplane. But when we speak of flight in VisitPinas, you know very well that we’re not talking about your usual airport rampa. We’re going to get creative with your Philippine travel stories, through your VisitPinas-tagged photos in Instragram. So, fasten your seatbelts and enjoy the flight. Continue reading Come Fly With Me: Philippine Travel Stories

No Bomb Jokes in Airplanes and Airports

You probably have heard that on 12 April 2012, an Airphil Express flight bound for Puerto Princesa (Palawan) was forced to abort take-off after a passenger said something about an explosion. The pilot requested for assistance from the airport police, resulting to a 4-hour of the plane and the baggage. No was found but the flight was extremely delayed. The subject passenger was not  allowed to board and police authorities said he will be charged under the Anti-Bomb Joke Law.  Continue reading No Bomb Jokes in Airplanes and Airports

More Airline Zest with ZestAir

She was smiling at me as I walked up the ladder, escaping the open walk under the early morning sun and into the ZestAir plane where she works as a stewardess (I believe the proper designation is Flight Attendant or FA). This would be interesting, I thought. Here she is demonstrating flight safety procedures, making it look cool to grab the oxygen mask in case of a sudden drop in cabin pressure. Continue reading More Airline Zest with ZestAir

Save on Airline Travel Expenses

When traveling throughout the Philippines, land travel is still the cheapest. Sitting in a bus from Visayas (or worse, Mindanao) to Luzon, possibly for days,  is not exactly a pretty thought. Using the sea lane, through passenger ships, is more comfortable but it still eats up precious time. Air travel is the fastest and most convenient mode of transportation, preferred by tourists who have little time in their hands and more cash to spare. Continue reading Save on Airline Travel Expenses