8-Day Philippine Work & Leisure Package to Manila & Cebu | Flights + Hotel + Transfers

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Visit two of the best cities in the Philippines through this work and leisure package for Manila and Cebu. This is a great trip for people based in the Middle East as it includes roundtrip flights from Riyadh, Dammam, Doha, or Dubai to Manila. Along with the flight, it also comes with 2PC at 23KG (50lbs)/piece baggage allowance per person, roundtrip airport transfers, a four-night stay in a Manila hotel, roundtrip flights to and from Cebu, a two-night stay in a Cebu hotel, regular laundry service of up to three pieces per day, and WiFi access at each accommodation. You also have the option to book add-ons like tours, a hotel upgrade, and a car rental with a driver. 

For the first day of your trip, you will fly to Manila on a Philippine Airlines flight from the Middle East. When you arrive at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport the next day, a driver will fetch you and escort you to your hotel. After settling in, you will have the rest of the day to yourself. Feel free to rest or enjoy the hotel's amenities and facilities after your flight. 

For days 3 and 4, you have the freedom to explore Manila at your leisure. If you want to visit the best spots in and around the city hassle-free, it's best to hire a rental car with the service of a driver. If you want a hassle-free experience, you may also book add-on tours to Intramuros in Manila, Pagsanjan in Laguna, or Tagaytay in Cavite.

On Day 5, you'll catch a flight to Cebu City in the Visayas Region. Upon arrival, you will be dropped off at your hotel via a transfer. Once you've checked in, you can visit Cebu's top spots at your own pace. During your stay here you may go on pre-booked add-on tours to some of the top tourist spots in Cebu Province.

On the eighth day of your trip, you'll fly back to Manila. You will also board your return flight at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on the same day, or you may choose to have it rescheduled to a later date within 20 days from your arrival in Manila.

Enjoy a trip to Manila and Cebu by booking this eight-day work and leisure package from the Middle East. Check the availability by choosing a date.   

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Roundtrip airfare from Riyadh/Dammam/Doha/Dubai (RUH/DMM/DOH/DXB) to Manila (MNL) via Philippines Airlines
Economy seat with 2PC at 23KG (50lbs)/piece baggage allowance per person (International Flights)
Economy seat with 20KG baggage allowance per person (Domestic Flights)
Roundtrip airport transfers to and from Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Days 2 & 5)
Roundtrip airport transfers to and from Mactan-Cebu International Airport (Days 5 & 8)
3 nights accommodation in in a standard level hotel in Manila
3 nights accommodation in in a standard level hotel in Cebu
Daily breakfast
Complimentary Wi-Fi access in the hotel
Complimentary regular laundry (3 pcs of clothing daily - Non-cumulative)
Complimentary use of hotel facilities and amenities


Hotel + Flights + Transfers

Daily itinerary

Day 1
Philippine Airlines flight to Manila

Day 1 - Day 1: Fly Day (Middle East - Manila)

Head to the airport for your Philippine Airlines flight to Manila City. Once you have boarded, sit back and relax at your seat as the flight crew brings you to the Philippines.
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Day 2
Lobby of Y2 Hotel Makati

Day 2 - Day 2: Arrival + Check-in (Middle East - Manila)

After arriving at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport the next day, you will be greeted by a designated driver who will drop you off at your hotel. Feel free to use the hotel’s amenities or explore the nearby areas after settling into your room.
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Day 3
Fort Santiago in Intramuros, Manila, Philippines

Day 3 - Day 3: Free and Easy

You have the freedom to spend the rest of your vacation however you like. On your first full day in the Philippine capital, you can hire a rental car with a driver to visit popular attractions here or book add-on tours to Manila, Laguna, and Tagaytay.
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Day 4
Minor Basilica and National Shrine of Saint Lorenzo Ruiz in Binondo, Manila

Day 4 - Day 4: Free and Easy

Continue your Manila adventure by trying a food tour so you can get a taste of the local cuisine. Aside from tours focusing on popular Filipino dishes, you can also walk around Binondo, which features one of the biggest Chinatowns in Southeast Asia, to feast on different kinds of dumplings and more. After completing your work for the day, you can head out to explore the nightlife around Manila by visiting nearby areas like Makati, Bonifacio Global City, and Tomas Morato. These are all popular spots for a night out as they have some of the best bars and restaurants in the metro that serve delicious drinks.
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Day 5
Swimming pool at night of Savoy Hotel Mactan, Cebu, Philippines

Day 5 - Day 5: Arrival + Check-in (Manila - Cebu)

You will fly to Cebu today from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. You will be escorted to your hotel once you arrive at the local airport. After checking in, you can head out to explore Cebu at your leisure.
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Day 6
Magellan's Cross, Cebu, Philippines

Day 6 - Day 6: Free and Easy

For your first full day in Cebu, you can visit the top attractions in and around the city such as Magellan’s Cross, Bantayan Island, and Kawasan Falls. However, outdoor attractions like Kawasan Falls may take half a day or a whole day to enjoy so it’s best to plan ahead. For a more hassle-free experience, you may book add-on tours to some of the top attractions in Cebu Province.
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Day 7
Various dried fish and squid in Taboan Public Market, Cebu City, Philippines

Day 7 - Day 7: Free and Easy

Spend your last full day in Cebu however you want. If you haven't tried the local cuisine yet, now is the best time as you have your flight to Manila the next day.
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Day 8
Panorama of Cebu city. Cebu is the Philippines second most significant metropolitan centre and main domestic shipping port.

Day 8 - Day 8: Early Morning Departure + Check-out (Cebu - Manila) + Return flight to Middle East

You will fly back to Manila today. You will be departing to the Middle East on the same day from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport as well. If you want to change your flight to the Middle East, you may arrange a different schedule as long as it falls within 20 days from your arrival in Manila.
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What to bring

Philippine Visa (Foreigners)
Vaccination Card

Good to know

Booking Information - Upon booking, please expect an email from Guide to the Philippines for the flight tickets, hotel and tour vouchers, reminders, and next steps.

International Flights - Special request for different return flight from Manila to Riyadh, Dammam, Doha or Dubai, return date should be strictly within 20 days upon arrival in Manila. Subject to availability and fare difference.

Hotel - Standard check-in time is 1500H and check out time is at 1200H. Requests for late check-out are subject to availability and fees. Refundable incidental deposit is required upon check-in. Guest/s are required to present a valid passport and credit card guarantee or cash deposit. For every booking, 3rd and 5th Adult will automatically be assigned to different rooms. Child rate includes existing bed sharing arrangements with adults, roundtrip international and domestic flights, airport transfers and breakfast. Maximum of 2 children per room.

Travel Guidelines - This tour is subject to entry guidelines mandated by the Philippine Government and Local Government Units. Travel requirements are subject to change.

Flights by Philippine Airlines

This package includes round trip economy class airfare via Philippine Airlines to and from any of the following cities; Riyadh, Dammam, Doha and Dubai.

Philippine Airlines' high-technology aircraft are equipped with advanced cabin air systems. This enables continuous infusion of clean air across the cabin and High-Efficiency Particulate Air filters (HEPA filters) that remove viruses, bacteria and other contaminants with 99.99% efficiency.

Guide to the Philippines will select the best flight schedule to maximize your vacation in the Philippines.

For special requests of a later return flight from Manila to Riyadh, Dammam, Doha or Dubai, return date should be strictly within 20 days upon arrival in Manila. Subject to availability and fare difference.

Riyadh - Manila - Riyadh

Your Flight Details: Riyadh (RUH) - Manila (MNL) via PR 655 | King Khalid International Airport Manila (MNL) - Riyadh (RUH) via PR 654 | Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2

Dammam - Manila - Dammam

Your Flight Details: Dammam (DMM) - Manila (MNL) via PR 683 | King Fahd International Airport Manila (MNL) - Dammam (DMM) via PR 682 | Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2

Doha - Manila - Doha

Your Flight Details: Doha (DOH) - Manila (MNL) via PR 685 | Hamad International Airport Manila (MNL) - Doha (DOH) via PR 684 | Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2

Dubai - Manila - Dubai

Your Flight Details: Dubai (DXB) - Manila (MNL) via PR 659 | Dubai International Airport Manila (MNL) - Dubai (DXB) via PR 658 | Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2

Manila - Cebu - Manila

Your Flight Details: Manila (MNL) - Cebu (CEB) via PR 1845/1854 | Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 Cebu (CEB) - Manila (MNL) via PR 1860 | Mactan-Cebu International Airport Note: Flights are subject to change depending on the schedule of connecting international flights

Completing your Traveler Details

Philippine Airlines flight e-tickets will be issued as soon as all traveler details are submitted online. IMPORTANT: Once booked, please check your email to complete the Philippine Airlines online form within 24 hours of booking.

Hotel Accommodations

This package is inclusive of hotel accommodations during your trip in the Philippines.

Guide to the Philippines curates only the best standard level hotel accommodation so you can enjoy your trip and worry less about finding a place to stay. The hotel accommodations prepared for your trip are equipped with air-conditioning, private shower and toilet, cabled television, basic bathroom amenities, comfortable bed with fresh linens and access to Wi-Fi internet.

To make your trip extra special, you may also upgrade your hotel accommodation to a deluxe and premium level. You will stay in 4-5-star properties in Manila and Cebu, giving you exclusive access to world-class facilities and amenities. Rooms on the premium level are upgraded to suites, providing more space and the finest in-room amenities.

Guide to the Philippines will select the hotel accommodations best suited for you at the time of your booking from our preferred partners. If our preferred partners are fully booked at the time of your booking, we will find another suitable hotel accommodation for you of similar level.

We always do our best to accommodate special requests, which may incur additional costs. Press choose a date to find availability.

Standard - Manila

Hotel Accommodations: Y2 Residence Hotel (Makati City) Room Type: One Bedroom Deluxe with Double Bed | Berjaya Makati Hotel (Makati City) Room Type: Premium Room with King Bed

Standard - Cebu

Hotel Accommodations: Savoy Hotel (Mactan) Room Type: Suite with Queen Bed | Harolds Evotel (Cebu City) Room Type: Executive Suite with King Bed

Deluxe - Manila

Hotel Accommodations: Aruga Apartments by Rockwell (Makati City) Room Type: One Bedroom Suite Executive | Seda Residences Makati (Makati City) Room Type: One Bedroom Deluxe

Deluxe - Cebu

Hotel Accommodations: Seda Hotel Ayala Center Cebu (Cebu City) Room Type: King Size Bed| Bai Hotel (Cebu City) Room Type: Executive Club One Bedroom Suite with King Size Bed

Premium - Manila

Hotel Accommodations: Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila (Pasay City) Room Type: Sofitel Suite with King Bed | EDSA Shangri-La Manila (Mandaluyong CIty) Room Type: Tower Wing Deluxe Room with King Bed

Premium - Cebu

Hotel Accommodation: Dusit Thani Resort (Mactan) Room Type; Deluxe Room Seaview

Car Rental and Tours (Add-on)

Find the best car rental and tours to complete your trip in the Philippines.

Renting a car with driver in the Philippines will give you the freedom to explore cities at your own pace while remaining connected to your business engagements. Commuting is common in the Philippines, but having a private car will save you cost, time, and energy. You don't need to transfer from one vehicle to another like boarding public buses, taxi/cabs, jeepneys, and tricycles to go to your business meetings.

For days that you need to take a break and recharge from long day of work, you may also book fun and exciting day tours in Manila and Cebu.

Check the availability by adding car rental and tours on your cart.

Car Rental with Driver

Make your Manila and Cebu business trip hassle-free by renting a sedan with your own driver for a day. Valid within Metro Manila & Metro Cebu (Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu & Mandaue) only. Duration: 8 hours

Manila City Historical Intramuros & National Museum Day Tour with Guide & Transfers

Immerse in the heritage of the Philippines by examining various paintings and artifacts in different museums in Manila. This tour is perfect for those looking for an educational museum and history trip in the Philippine capital. Duration: 6 hours

Laguna Pagsanjan Falls Day Tour with Canoe Ride, Bamboo Rafting, Lunch & Transfers

Swim in the cool waters of Pagsanjan Falls, one of the most majestic cascades in the Philippines, through this day tour. Complete with a canoe ride through rapids, this is the perfect experience for outdoor lovers. The tour also comes with a bamboo raft ride, safety gear, a set lunch, and shared pick-up and drop-off from Manila or Makati City. Duration: 8 hours

Tagaytay Palace in the Sky Taal View & Farms Day Tour with Lunch & Transfers from Manila

Discover the natural beauty nestled within Tagaytay and marvel at one of its top attractions, the Taal Volcano, during this day tour. This trip is the perfect experience for anyone craving a quick break and commune with nature. The day tour also comes with lunch and shared transfers from Manila and Makati City. Duration: 7 hours

Cebu City & Mactan Top Attractions Tour with Lunch & Transfers

Visit the best spots in Cebu City and Mactan through this twin city day tour. This is a perfect experience for travelers who want to see historic Cebu sites in both cities. The tour is also inclusive of transfers, the service of a guide, entrance fees to each attraction, a buffet lunch, bottled water, and free hotel pick-up and drop-off within Cebu City or Mactan. Duration: 6 hours

Cebu Highlands Vista Private Tour with Transfers

Explore the scenic highlands around Cebu City through this private day tour. This tour will take you to picturesque attractions perched on different hills, making it a great choice for photography enthusiasts. It also comes with transfers, the service of a guide, entrance fees to each site, and free hotel pick-up and drop-off within Cebu City or Mactan. Duration: 6 hours

Cebu Oslob Whale Shark Watching & Moalboal Island Hopping Private Tour with Lunch & Transfers

Book this private tour in Cebu and get the chance to explore the natural wonders of Oslob and Moalboal. This day tour is already inclusive of the assistance of a guide, light snacks, lunch, drinks, environmental fees, and transfers from and to your accommodations, so all you have to do is show up and enjoy the adventure. Duration: 13 hours

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