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Transportation

 

By Air

By Sea

 

Reminders for Visitor

 

Taking a Local Guide is Advisable

 

Traveling within Palawan (By Land)

 

 

 

 

TRANSPORTATION

 

BY AIR:         Up

 

1. PHILIPPINE AIRLINES (PAL)

 

Route Schedule Travel Time
Manila-Puerto Daily 55 mins
Puerto-Manila Daily 55 mins
Puerto-Iloilo-Cebu Fri-Sat-Mon-Tue 2 hours & 15 mins

Booking Offices:

PUERTO                                                                     MANILA

Puerto Princesa Airport                                PAL 24 hr. Info and Rsv.

Rizal Avenue Extension                                Tel.855-8888

Puerto Princesa City                                      website: www.philippineair.com

Tel No. 433-4565                                                                     

N. AQUINO INT’L. AIRPORT                                  MANILA DOMESTIC AIRPORT

Terminal Bldg. Pasay City                               2F, PAL Terminal II

Tel No. 831-0622                                            Pasay City

Daily 6:00 to last PR Flight                               Tel No.832-0991;(632)855-8888

                                                                     855-9999/855-7888

 

2. AIR PHILIPPINES

 

Route Schedule Travel Time
Manila-Puerto Daily 55 mins
Puerto-Manila Daily 55 mins

BOOKING OFFICES:

 

PUERTO                                                               MANILA

AIR Philippines                                                       7F R. Magsaysay Center

Rizal Avenue Ext.                                                   1680 Roxas Blvd.

Puerto Princesa City                                               Manila City

Tel No. 433-7003/7006                                         Tel No. 5240540/0543

                                                                              Fax no. (632) 5216747

107 Circon Comm’l. Complex,                               Reservation: 843-7770

Valencia St.,Pto. Prin. City                      Airport Flight Information-551-2177

Tel No.433-7130                                    Airport Cargo Office -551-2181

Fax No.433-7145

                                                     Domestic Airport

                                                     Tel No.832-1961 loc. 3595/3767

 

3. ANDRES SORIANO AIRLINES

 

Route Schedule Travel Time
Manila-El Nido DAILY 7:30 AM : 3:30 PM 1 HR. & 20 MINS.
El Nido-Manila DAILY 9:30 AM : 5:30 PM 1 HR. & 20 MINS.

BOOKING OFFICES:

 

MANILA                                                               EL NIDO

A. Soriano Airlines                                     Ten Knots Central Office

Tel No. 833-3852                                       Bgy. Masagana, El Nido, Palawan

 

4. SEAIR

 

Route Schedule Travel Time
MLA-SANDOVAL-MLA Daily 1 HR. & 30 MINS.
MLA-BUSUANGA-EL NIDO-PPC Fri/Sun 2 HR. & 40 MINS.
MLA-BUSUANGA-MLA Daily 1 HR. & 20 MINS.

BOOKING OFFICES:

 

PUERTO                                                           CLARK, PAMPANGA

Club Noah, Isabelle Sub-Office                            Hangar 7224

Corporate Bldg. Rizal Ave., PPCity                      Clark Int’l. Airport

Tel/Fax No. 433-5756/4335755                            Clarkfield, Pampanga

                                                                       Tel. (045) 599-2384187

FLORAL TRAVEL & TOURS                              Email: seair@date1net.net

263 Manalo Ext.PPc, Palawan

Tel Nos. (048)433-2540;4343839                   Domestic Passenger terminal

Email: floral@mozcom.com                         Domestic Airport

                                                                Pasay City

                                                                Tel. 891-8708110, Fax: 891-8711

 

  1. AIR ADS – Arrange charter flights to Coron and Vice Versa

 BOOKING OFFICES:                                          In Coron

 

DOMESTIC AIRPORT                                         BAYSIDE DIVERS LODGE

AIR ADS HANGAR                                                Mr. Noel Matta

Andrews Avenue, Domestic Airport                     Coron Palawan

Pasay City 1300

Tel Nos. 8333264/78;8340317/0917

               83303232

Fax 632-831-4939

Easy Call (141)127011

 

  1. A. SORIANO PRIVATE AIRPLANE

A. SORIANO AIR HANGAR

MANILA-PAMALICAN (CUYO)- MANILA

TRAVEL TIME: 1hr. & 15 mins. (approx.)

 

            FOR MORE DETAILS CONTACT:

            AMANPULO                                     MANILA SALES OFFICE

            Pamalican Island, Philippines             c/o A. Soriano Aviation hangar

            P.O. Box 356, Pasay                          Andrews Avenue, Pasay City

            1300 Metro Manila                             Tel No. (63) 2/804-0760

            For reservation:                                Fax No. (63) 2/832-7964

            Tel No. (632) 532-4040

            Fax No. (632) 532-4044     

 

 

BY SEA:        Up

 

1.      WG & A SUPERFERRY (MANILA-CORON-PUERTO PRINCESA-CORON-MANILA)

 

Schedule: MV LIPA

 

 

Departure                                                         Arrival

MANILA      FRIDAY       7:00 PM          CORON   SUNDAY        7:00 AM

         CORON      SATURDAY   8:00 AM          PPS        SATURDAY      8:30 PM

     PPS          SUNDAY       9:00 AM          CORON   SUNDAY         9:30 PM

     CORON    SUNDAY      11:00 PM          MANILA   MONDAY       11:00 AM

 

TRAVEL TIME: Manila-Coron – Approx. 12 hrs. – Coron-PPC-Approx.-12 hrs.

 

 

BOOKING OFFICE:

 

PUERTO                                                                           CORON

Aboitiz Air Transport Corporation                          Beside BESELCO, Coron

Mr. Arnold Vicentino                                            Tel. (048)-123-148

Rizal Avenue, Pto. Prin. City Aboitiz Express

Tel. No. 433-5986 to 90

 

MANILA

Pier 4 North Harbor, Tondo, Manila Tel No. 21-69-51 to 60

 

CENTRAL

110 Legaspi St.,Legaspi Village, Makati City

Tel No. 817-5986 to 90

 

 

2.      NEGROS NAVIGATION

 

SCHEDULE: MANILA-PPC-MANILA

 

             Departure                                                  Arrival

Manila     Thursday          3:00 PM                Palawan           Friday       11:00 AM

Palawan  Friday              7:00 PM                Manila              Saturday     3:00 PM

 

TRAVEL TIME:19 hrs.

 

TICKET OUTLETS:

 

- Austria Bldg                                         - Charing Bus Terminal

(infront) of PILTEL                                 Malvar St., Pto. Prin. City

Roxas St., Pto. Prin. City                      Tel No. 433-4109

Tel No.433-7204                                    (Narra & Quezon)

 

- Port Area                                           - A.S. Ramos Auto Parts/

Puerto Princesa City                              Terminal/Malvar St., PPC

Tel No. 433-7197                                   (Roxas, Palawan)

 

-   Samut Sari Shop

Badjao Inn, Rizal Avenue, PPC

Tel. No. 433-9520

 

 

MANILA

 

-         Pasay Rd. Legaspi Village                           - Ali Mall Basement

Makati City                                                Cubao, Quezon City

Tel No. 818-3804/4202

 

-         Pier 2, North Harbor

Mla. Tel No. 251-1103 2435231 to 36

 

3.      MV MILAGROSA (PUERTO-CUYO-ILOILO)

 

A.J-3 ARRIVAL    PPC 8:00 AM              WEDNESDAY/SATURDAY

DEPARTURE        PPC 3:00 PM              THURSDAY/SUNDAY

 

Route                                         Travel Time

Puerto-Cuyo                                  12 hours

Cuyo-Iloilo                                     14 hours

Puerto- Iloilo                                  26 hours

 

 

BOOKING OFFICES:

Palawan                                                     Iloilo

Entrance of Port Area                    Milagrosa-5 Shipping Corporation

Puerto Princesa City                      873 Corner Yulo-Muelle Loney St.

5300, Palawan                               Iloilo City,5000

                   Tel No. 433-4806                                    

 

 

Reminders for Visitors     Up

 

·        Observe DECENT CLOTHING when visiting Government Offices and other public places.

·        Observe Cleanliness and No Littering Policy – P200.00 fine for violation.

·        No Smoking Policy is imposed in all public places–City Ordinance No. 57-93

·        Generally tourist are not encourage to enter tribal territory, however for purposes of admiring their culture and artistic skills, please coordinate with the following offices for proper guidance

 

Batak Tribe – Haribon Foundation

               Barangay Officials of San Rafael, Puerto Princesa City

Office of the Mayor, Puerto Princesa City

Duchess Beach Cottages, San Rafael, Puerto Princesa City

 

Tagbanua - National Commission for Indigenous People

                        Puerto Princesa Field Office

                        Capitol Grounds, PPCity

 

                        Palawan Museum

                        Tel No. 433-2963

 

                        Office of the Municipal Mayor 

                        Aborlan, Palawan

 

Tao’t bato -      National Commission for Indigenous People

                        Puerto Princesa Field Office

                        Capitol Grounds, PPCity

                        Barangay Officials of Ransang, Rizal, Palawan

                        Office of the Municipal Mayor 

                        Rizal, Palawan

 

 

TAKING A LOCAL GUIDE IS ADVISABLE      Up

 

A dive tour to Tubbataha Reef National Marine Park and a visit to Calauit Game Preserve and Wildlife Sanctuary require a permit from the Office of the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff with the following offices:

 

1. OFFICE OF THE PCSDS

Irawan, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan

Look for Maribeth Caymo

 

2. KABANG KALIKASAN NG PILIPINAS – WORLD

                  WILDLIFE FUND (Philippines)

                  14-A Carandang St.,PPCity

                  Tel No. 434-2100/4344156

                  Email: wwf-pal@mozcom.com

 

It is best to negotiate with tricycle drivers before starting off to any point of destination.

When visiting Tabon Caves please bring high powered-flashlight, wear rubber beach sandals, aqua shoes or hiking boots, wide rimmed hats and light clothing.

Secure permits from the Office of Puerto Princesa Subterranean River and National Park at 2nd Floor, SA Santos Bldg., National Highway, Puerto Princesa City with Telephone No. 433-2409 prior to your visit to Underground River.

Traveler’s Check and Foreign Currency Exchange service can be availed in some banks in Puerto Princesa City.  Not all establishments accept credit cards.  Visa and American Express cards are generally acceptable. Currency – PESO.

In Puerto Princesa City electricity runs 24-hour while in some municipalities electricity runs on a scheduled hours usually in the evening.  Some island-based resort operate their own generator

 

 

 

TRAVELING WITHIN PALAWAN (BY LAND)       Up

TRAVEL WITHIN THE CITY PROPER IS USUALLY BY TRICYCLES & MULTICABS.  TRAVELING TO DIFFERENT POINT OF DESTINATION IN THE PROVINCES IS BY PUBLIC UTILITY TRANSPORT LIKE JEEPNEYS AND BUSES, MOTORIZED BANCAS OR PUMPBOATS; AND FOR CONVENIENCE MOTORCYCLES AND OTHER FOUR-WHEEL DRIVES ARE AVAILABLE FOR HIRE/RENT.

 PUBLIC UTILITY BUSES AND JEEPNEYS ARE LOCATED ALONG MALVAR STREET NEAR PUERTO PRINCESA CITY PUBLIC MARKET.