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A look at the international flights, hotels, attractions and attractions that will make it a memorable stop for the U.S. or Canada.
A lot of them are on the cheap, too.
Here’s a look at some of the best deals available.
What you need: •Airline flights: The price of airfare in the Philippines is among the lowest in the world.
It’s about $1,100 per person, according to the International Air Transport Association.
Airport lounges: It’s not a good idea to stay in an airport lounge.
Airports can be crowded and sometimes even full.
Hotel accommodations: For a more comfortable stay, the cheapest hotel in the country is a three-star hotel in Mandaluyong, according the Tourism Department.
The average cost for a room in the main hall of the Mandaluyang Hotel is about $2,800 per night, according Tourism.com.
Flights to Bali: While most people have already made plans to visit Bali, there’s still a chance to fly to Balis island for a taste of the city’s food and nightlife.
The cost of air travel from Manila to Balikpapan is about P800 per person per flight.
There are no direct flights to Baligas, but you can get around Balis by renting a boat, a taxi, or a private helicopter.
Holidays and celebrations: With so many holiday events and special occasions, there are plenty of options for celebrating.
The Philippines has an array of celebrations for all ages.
You can visit the city to buy birthday cakes, enjoy street-food and buy souvenirs at shops.
But if you have the time, check out the famous Carnival celebrations, which last from late November to early March.
The Philippines has one of the most diverse cultures in Asia, and you can find something for everyone.
For example, Balikpas, an Indian dish made of groundnuts, is one of their most popular dishes.
For a traditional Balikpa, you can eat it in a traditional rice-flatbread bowl, or you can buy it at a street market.