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Customer Travel Tips for London

70% Avg. city rating Rated by 239 customers

Activities / excursions 67%

Restaurants / eating out 74%

Shopping 77%

Chilling out / relaxing 61%

Getting around / public transport 66%

Sightseeing 67%

Culture 70%

Nightlife / partying 72%

Value for money 73%

Customer Travel Tips for Manila

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64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
64% Avg. rating


01 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Try to stay in the better areas of Manila..Far safer

Liked: Didn't have too much time to get to know the city.. but didn't feel so safe as in other cities.

Disliked: Taxi drivers overcharging by a very long scale.

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


09 Dec 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Give it a try, you won't experience real Manila just in one day.

Liked: The old city and some Sunday markets I visited were really nice, people were friendly, food was great and the music scene was decent.

Disliked: Some of the taxi drivers just wanted to rip you off, felt a bit unsafe in the night, too many American chain restaurants!!

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
64% Avg. rating


05 Dec 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Travel with someone.

Liked: There was a lot of culture and vibrancy.

Disliked: It is somewhat unsafe in some areas and very unafe in others.

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


04 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Stay alert!

Liked: No globalising yet!

Disliked: To busy, Many baggers!

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
71% Avg. rating


30 Nov 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Very cheap to get around...

Liked: Not as bad as everyone makes out..

Disliked: Overcrowded..

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


27 Nov 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Best careful at kids asking you for money if they get to close. They try to sneak your wallet in your pant.

Liked: The culture, the street food, very cheap fpr the nightlife.

Disliked: Always have people everywhere asking for money

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


26 Nov 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Mall of Asia, super big.

Liked: Just good for breaking or transfer

Disliked: People on street in Cebu is more friendly, helpful.

20% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 20%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
20% Avg. rating


25 Nov 2013

Customer Travel Tip: dont go to the philipinnes

Liked: Dont know

Disliked: To many thinks what i dont like

42% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 60%
42% Avg. rating


13 Nov 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: my friends house

Liked: nothing much

Disliked: taxi drivers rip-off.

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
60% Avg. rating


27 Oct 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Don't stay long!

Liked: Not much!

Disliked: Loads of traffic, pollution, poverty.

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
69% Avg. rating


19 Oct 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Romantic getaway

Customer Travel Tip: '

Liked: food choice

Disliked: hard to get around

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
84% Avg. rating


18 Oct 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Stay in Makati or Bonifacio. Not many slum compared to the other part.

Liked: It is an "odd child" of Asia.

Disliked: Traffic!

51% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
51% Avg. rating


10 Oct 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: Don't stay longer than you have to

Liked: Nothing

Disliked: Everything, a dirty smelly city with no real attractions

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


02 Oct 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Go to the country ASAP.

Liked: Food.

Disliked: It's extremely dirty, polluted, traffic is horrible, feels unsafe.

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


29 Sep 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: sleep over in Pink Manila

Liked: Nightlife

Disliked: Nope

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


23 Sep 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: take more small change

Liked: a mix city

Disliked: a little old

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


27 Aug 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Do it

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Nothing

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


20 Aug 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Shopping Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Do not ever visit Manila in the rainy season.

Liked: the culture. the people (most of them can speak in english).

Disliked: the weather when i was visit Manila is rainy season. it was rain all day long entire my trip time. flood, delayed flight (5 hours by Cebu Pacific Air).

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


16 Aug 2013

Customer Travel Tip: none

Liked: good place

Disliked: none

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
67% Avg. rating


07 Aug 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Decide your location according to what you plan to do. Safety was of prime importance to me, which is why I chose Makati. Might make sense to choose the area you want to live in according to what you want to do. And carry umbrellas! Also, know the price of things (cabs, local transport vehicle called jeepney) otherwise the drivers try to fool you.

Liked: Honestly, Manila is SO much like my home country, that I found everything so similar and not extremely exciting in a way. But that's just because I come from India, and there are lots of similarities between the 2 countries (similar weather, the public transport, the crowds etc.). I do love India a lot, but maybe I was looking for something different. That said, its a good place. The trip to Taal volcano, the smallest active volcano in the world, was quite fun, and so was Intramuros

Disliked: I think its not very safe in certain areas. Luckily, I was living in Makati in a brilliant location, but many areas are apparently not very safe.

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70% Avg. city rating Rated by 239 customers

Activities / excursions 67%

Restaurants / eating out 74%

Shopping 77%

Chilling out / relaxing 61%

Getting around / public transport 66%

Sightseeing 67%

Culture 70%

Nightlife / partying 72%

Value for money 73%

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