How to get there….
It depends where you come from….Manila, Puerto Princessa, El Nido or Boracay.
Airlines, ferries and bangkas (outrigger boats) offering you to arrive in Coron easily.
The airlines- prices varies from time to time and it is advisable to check their webpage’s often (see our links), sometimes you can make a really good deal....Don’t forget to look for free luggage capacity!! Some airlines give you 15kg instead of 10 kg free luggage.
Another airline, Cebu Pacific, gives you a cheaper fare, when you travel with hand-luggage only!
You have to fill in “Busuanga/USU” in the Destination Operation field.
The flight takes around 1 hour and then you have to take the jeepney or van to Coron Town (45min). Shuttle bus fare is 150,--Pesos/Person.
The Ferry 2go, offering standard accommodation up to cabins. Normally, the Super Ferry depature from Manila (South Pier) on Friday afternoon, and you will arrive Saturday early morning in Coron/Busuanga. (Around 13 hours).
From the pier you can take a trycicle to Coron Town.Trycicle fee per person around 20,--Pesos.
Super Ferry will leave Sunday evening Coron and will arrive Manila around noon time on Monday.
At the moment the Super Ferry is NOT opperating (November 2013)
There is a regular Bangka-Shuttle from Coron to El Nido and vice versa (2200 Pesos/per Person, one way). M/V “Jessibel”, the "Overcomer" operates this destination daily and it takes 6-8 hours for this trip, depending on conditions. Rough weather conditions sometimes calling to cancel the boat–trip.
Ricardo Lim, the “Speedy Gonzales” of Coron-Town, can help you to find out the schedules as well accommodations, if necessary.
Or check out the new Bangka Shuttle from Coron to El Nido and vice versa (2200 Pesos/per Person, one way). M/BCA Overcomer operates this destination also twice a week and it takes 6-8 hours for this trip, depending on conditions. Rough weather conditions sometimes calling to cancle the boat-trip. Further informations you can get by us!
Hotels in Manila
If you need a hotel in Manila we can recommend you the following affordable hotels...
direct at the Robinson Shopping Mall
Oasis Park Hotel, Paco Park,
with a beautiful pool and terrace area, from 1700 Pesos, TV, Bath, Air condition, 15min walking distance to Robinson Shopping Mall ((e-mail: email@example.com)
City Garden Hotel Makati
higher standard with a lot of features and amenities, from 2900 Pesos, TV, Bath, Air condition, Pool, Jacuzzi.
City State Tower Hotel
central location, Malate, near Robinson Shopping Mall and opposite of the restaurant House Munich.
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