Airphil Express, one of the leading budget airlines in the Philippines, is now selling tickets from Manila bound to Basco, Batanes.
Yes, Batanes, the northern most portion of the country will soon be reached by many of our kababayan at affordable cost.
Starting February 21, 2013, Airphil will now sell regular and promo fare tickets to Batanes. Their first flight to Basco will be on May 1, 2013
Airphil Manila to Batanes Flight Tickets Now on Sale
Airphil Manila to Batanes Flight Schedule
Airphil will fly to Batanes from Manila via the NAIA Terminal 3.
There will be 3 flights going to Batanes every week. Scheduled Airphil flights to Batanes are every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 5:05 AM. Estimated tie of arrival to Basco is 6:50 AM. Flight time is estimated at 1 hour 40 minutes.
Return flights from Basco to Manila NAIA terminal 3 will be on the same days (M-W-F) at 8:40 and is expected to land in NAIA at 10:20 in the morning.
How much is the Airphil Promo ticket to Batanes?
Everyone is hoping to get promo tickets for Basco, especially as it is branded as one of the must see places in the Philippines. And thanks to the flights by Airphil starting this May, it is now easier for many of us to see this beautiful gruop of islands and it’s wonderful people.
Piso Fare Info tried a trial booking to see how much is the round trip ticket from Manila to Batanes. We suggest everyone to try this technique to see if there are seats still available and to know how much the final price of your ticket will cost you. Doing a trial booking will also let you know if there are promo fare seats available or to see which flights carry the cheapest seats.
Here is the sample round trip promo ticket for the Airphil Manila to Batanes Flight 2013
The regular fare for the Airphil Manila to Batanes as for the chosen dates are 2,308 Pesos. Good thing that there are still promo fare seats available so we tried to book them for this round trip ticket. Base Fare for promo seats only cost 1798 Pesos.
Base Fare does not cover Fuel Surcharge, Ticketing Service Fee, NAIA terminal fee, 12% VAT and other taxes. After all has been added, this will be the final amount of your Manila to Batanes promo fare round trip ticket.
Final amount of Airphil round trip ticket Manila to Batanes
The final amount or cost of your round trip ticket for Manila to Batanes via Airphil will be 5,281 Pesos.
This is not bad considering this once isolated place can only be reached by expensive chartered flights or long boat rides. Now you can visit Batanes with just a fraction of the cost of having a chartered flight or shortening the trip in just less than 2 hours.
Please be reminded that prices of tickets may vary from one date to another. Ticket used in the booking does not payed any additional fees for extra check in baggage.
Booking of Manila to Batanes tickets can be done at the Airphil Express booking website or at any of their Sales Offices and travel agents.