About Manila

Looking for cheap flights to Manila? We’ve got your tickets, you plan the trip! Manila is home to the Rizal Park, the Mall of Asia and the Fort Santiago. Manila is also packed with monuments that attract travellers from all over the world such as the National Museum of the Philippines, the San Augustin Church, and the Cultural Centre of the Philippines.

The Manila Ocean Park and the Star City Amusement Park are also attractions that tourists visit when in Manila.If you want to plan a visit to Manila at a time where the weather is not too humid or hot, the best time to do so is in the month of May and November. Known for its tropical savanna climate, Manila is a city that is humid all year round. However, the summer in Manila starts around March and lasts until May. Winter in Manila starts in November and ends in January. The two official seasons of weather in Manila are the dry season and the wet season. The dry season takes place from November to April and the wet season occurs from May until October.

Things to Know When You Travel to Manila

Fun Things to do in Manila

Fun Things to do in Manila

During winter, the weather in Philippines is perfect for outdoor activities like hiking the Daraitan Mountain, kart racing at the City Kart Racing Makati and sandboarding at the Paoay Sand Dunes. Winter is also perfect for enjoying a family picnic at the Rizal Park, paragliding at the San Mateo and diving with the Manila Dive Academy.

That doesn’t mean you won’t have fun if you decide to visit Manila at any other time. You can still experience a variety of indoor activities such as visiting popular shopping malls like the Mall of Asia, the Robinsons Place Mall and the SM Megamall where you can book tickets to watch the latest blockbusters in some of Southeast Asia's top movie theatres. You can also enjoy many attractions like the Miao Cat Cafe in Quezon City and the 'Star Frisbee Ride' at the Star City Amusement Park.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Manila

Best Time to Book a Flight to Manila

During Manila’s peak season, which is between November and February, cheap flights to Manila might be hard to find since major festivals and events like the 'Philippines Art Fair' that takes place in February and the 'Cinemanila International Film Festival' that takes place during November and December are happening.

However, prices for flights to Manila tend to be cheaper and easy to come across during the offseason, which is between May and November due to the heat and humidity.

 

Where to Stay When you Fly to Manila

Where to Stay When you Fly to Manila

If you're planning to book a flight to Manila, and you're looking for affordable accommodations such as Riviera Mansion Hotel and Remington Hotel where you can stay near the airport, the SM Makati and the St. Andrew's Cathedral, areas worth checking include 1638 A. Mabini Street, 1 Jasmine Drive Newport City and Nakpil Street corner Angel Linao Street.

However, if you're searching for a luxurious hotel or resort like Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila and Raffles Makati, make sure to take a look at the accommodations on 30th Street corner 5th Avenue, 1 Raffles Drive Manila and Seaside Boulevard where you’ll be closer to Ayala Center, Glorietta Mall and the Mall of Asia.

Where to Shop in Manila

Where to Shop in Manila

Whatever it is you're looking for, Manila has it; Luxurious shopping malls like the Mall of Asia, the Robinsons Place Mall and the 168 Shopping Mall where shopaholics can go wild, fun activities like ice skating at the SM Mega Fashion Hall and practicing swordsmanship at the Ninja Academy, as well as award-winning spas like the Aramesh Wellness Spa at Salcedo Village and CHI The Spa at the Shangri-La Manila Hotel where stressed people can relax and unwind.

When it comes to finding cheap flights to Manila, there're a few things you need to keep in mind. The prices for airline tickets to Manila vary depending on the time of visit.

 

Famous Places to Visit in Manila

Famous Places to Visit in Manila

Manila is home to famous attractions such as:

  • Rizal Park
  • Manila Ocean Park
  • Golden Mosque
  • Mall of Asia
  • San Agustin Church