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Looking for cheap airfare to the Philippines? 25% of our users found tickets to the Philippines for the following prices or less: From Vancouver Intl C$ 796 one-way - C$ 1,607 round-trip, from Toronto Pearson Intl C$ 1,298 one-way - C$ 1,930 round-trip
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High season is considered to be July and August. The cheapest month to fly to the Philippines is October.
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The primary arrival airport for flights to the Philippines is Manila International Airport (MNL), which serves as the gateway to Manila. The other major arrival airport for flights to the Philippines is Clark International Airport (CRK). The advantage of landing at MNL is that it puts you in the capital of the Philippines, Manila, with a wide range of transport options for convenient connections to other cities.
Choosing a less popular route for flights to the Philippines increases your chances of getting cheaper flight deals. The route that has Clark International Airport as the arrival airport is less popular compared to the one that has MNL as the arrival airport. Additionally, landing at CRK comes with the advantage of shorter queues at the airport shuttles’ stops, baggage claim areas, and security checkpoints.
Most of the airlines offering flights to the Philippines make two stops before arriving at the destination airport. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Incheon International Airport (ICN) are the main layover airports for multiple airlines offering flights to the Philippines. However, your journey will be shorter if you book Air Canada or ANA, which makes only one stop before arriving in the Philippines.
The Philippines is home to over 7,000 islands, so generally travellers require more than one flight over the duration of their trip. Manila Airport (MNL) is the main international hub, where you can catch flights to other domestic locations such as the centrally located Mactan-Cebu International Airport (CEB) on Cebu Island, or Davao International Airport (DVO) in the South.
If you plan on visiting the world famous Banaue Rice Terraces in the northern part of Luzon Island, you can either fly to Manila Airport and travel by bus (a 10-12h ride) or consider flying to Cauayan Airport (CYZ), where you can arrange a private transfer from the airport (approximately 2h).
To explore Tubbataha Marine Park, consider flying into Puerta Princesa Airport (PPS) in the province of Palawan. From there you can reach the park and reef by boat.
To explore the chocolate hills on the island of Bohol, you can fly into Cebu Airport, the major hub for the Central Philippines, and take a ferry to Bohol Island.
Holy Week is the longest festival in the Philippines and starts on Palm Sunday, in either March or April. Be aware that flight and hotel prices tend to increase during this period.
FAQs - booking Philippines flights
The Philippines has a rule that requires the use of a child restraint system, which implies a child seat or booster seat. Therefore, if you will be using a private car or rental car from MNL, ensure you have a child seat or booster seat, depending on the age of your kid. All car rentals in Manila avail child seats, infant seats, and booster seats at a small fee per day.
You will not require a visa when booking flights to the Philippines if you are visiting the country for a period not exceeding 30 days. This applies to all travellers visiting the Philippines for different purposes, including tourism and business.
Philippine Airlines offers direct flights to the Philippines from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and from Vancouver International Airport (YVR). The flights arrive at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, which is the biggest airport in the Philippines.
Air Canada and Cathay Pacific offer flights to the Philippines with a short layover in Hong Kong, arriving either at Manila Airport or at Mactan-Cebu International Airport. Several Asian national carriers such as Japan Airlines, China Eastern and Korean Air also offer one-stop flights from Canada to the Philippines with a layover in their respective cities.
All direct flights from Canada and the US will arrive at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila. This gives travellers easy access to Manila and the surrounding areas, and serves as the hub for other domestic airlines such as Air Asia Philippines, Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines. If you travel to the Philippines with a layover in a neighbouring country, you might want to choose a flight to Cebu Airport. From there, you can easily access the centrally located tourist islands such as Bohol and Boracay.
Canadian passport holders do not need a tourist or business visa for a stay of up to 30 days. Upon arrival, you have to present a valid Canadian passport and a return ticket to Canada or an onward ticket to your next destination. If you want to stay longer than 30 days, you can apply for an extension at the Philippines Bureau of Immigration within the 30-day period. Be aware that you have to pay a departure fee of ₱750 (approximately C$ 20) in Manila and ₱850 (approximately C$ 22) in Cebu.
An average direct flight from Canada to the Philippines takes 26h 05m, covering a distance of 12141 km. The most popular route is Vancouver - Manila with an average flight time of 12h 30m.
The cheapest ticket to the Philippines from Canada found in the last 72 hours was C$ 687 one-way, and C$ 1,293 round-trip. The most popular route is Vancouver Intl to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was C$ 1,293.
Philippine Airlines flies the most frequently from Canada to the Philippines.
Based on KAYAK flight searches, the most popular destination is Manila (80% of total searches to the Philippines). The next most popular destinations are Cebu City (8%) and Angeles City (6%). Searches for flights to Iloilo City (3%), to Davao City (1%) and to Panglao (0.4%) are also popular.
Philippine Airlines has waived its change and cancellation fees on flights to the Philippines. Confirm policy on booking site.
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