It’s More Cheap In The Philippines

Cheap Flights + Cheap Hotels + Cheap Food =Good Time!

You’ll find some of the best deals on flights, hotels, and food here in the Philippines. Plus a nice exotic atmosphere to boot!  Save money by coming to the Philippines. Look at how much you can save by coming to the Philippines vs. Thailand!

Cheap Flights to the Philippines

Okay so now you’re hopefully convinced you want to travel to the Philippines but afraid you can’t afford the flight right? Wrong! If you plan ahead and research your options you can get here super cheap. Would you believe I only paid $250 to get from San Francisco CA to Manila in The Philippines? It’s true!

How did I do it? Through

They also offer human travel agents although I’ve never used one of them.  This is by far the cheapest ticket I’ve ever gotten.  Thanks to it was cheaper to fly to the other side of the world than across America.  I’ve used many different sites to go nearly around the world. You won’t get a cheaper ticket than on OneTravel.

Cheap Hotels & Resorts in the Philippines


Hotels in the Philippines can range anywhere from $7usd per night to $200usd per night in a high end Manila hotel. I use CheapOAir to book most of my hotels. They have a price match guarantee and I’ve never had a problem with their service. They’re a great option if you are traveling to the Philippines on a budget! I stayed at the red planet in Cagayan de Oro for just $10 a night!


Shangri-La's Boracay Resort and Spa
Shangri-La's Boracay Resort and Spa Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort and Spa Boracay Philippine

The Philippines is home to some world class resorts.  Resorts tend a by nicer and more elaborate than hotels. They typically range from as low as $19usd a night at The Blue Crystal Beach Resort to as much as $470usd for Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa in Boracay.

Cheap Food in the Philippines

The food in the Philippines is tasty and inexpensive. When I go around the Philippines I always use TripAdvisor to find the tastiest food and the best deals. But honestly the best way to get cheap good food is just to have a local with you and get some good street food.

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4 years ago

This is wrong. Based on my experience, Thailand is cheaper than the Philippines. Vietnam is even cheaper. Both lodging and food are more expensive in the Philippines. Yes, you can get cheap lodging. I stayed at a place in Batad for $10/night. But that’s not going to be what you’ll normally find. For example, the lodge you cite as being $19 in your article (Blue Crystal) shows up as $40 when I click on the link. I’d say the norm for an air conditioned hotel is more like $25-30/night. You can get them for cheaper in Thailand. Next, lets talk… Read more »