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Ferry schedule Abra d’Ilog to Batangas City and vice versa

Ferry schedule Abra d’Ilog to Batangas City and vice versa

In Abra de Ilog roro depart daily to Batangas city. The port is a little outside the village itself and offers not much. There is a hotel and a diner, but that is about it. For the rest the buildings are port authority, terminal and offices. Montenegro has a schedule (more or less) and Besta Shipping Lines departs when reasonably full. Here are the departure times for Besta Shipping Lines: Boarding the Roro with the motorcycle: Departure times for Montenegro…

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Villa Paulina Resort, San Jose, Mindoro Occidental

Villa Paulina Resort, San Jose, Mindoro Occidental

San Jose offers a great variety of resorts and hotels, but they are rather pricy. After a little bargaining we rented 2 rooms in Villa Paulina Resort. The boutique style resort looks great. The rooms are wonderfully decorated and have that ring of ancestral houses to them. but unfortunately they come with free cockroaches. And the hotel is well aware of it, for they spray the bathroom upon arrival of the guests and place the bins strategically on the drainage….

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Ferry schedule to Boracay from Bulalacao

Ferry schedule to Boracay from Bulalacao

In the small town of Bulalacao FastCat operates a daily schedule to Caticlan, the gateway to Boracay and vice versa. On board FastCat which is supposed to be the most safe and reliable ferry company in the Philippines, you can buy food and drinks. Travel time for this trip is 3 hours, prices start at 375 php for economy (outside top deck), 440 for premium economy (inside and air con), 500 pesos for business class. For hotel reviews for Bulalacao…

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Filipa Lodge, Bulalacao

Filipa Lodge, Bulalacao

Bulalacao is a small town on the Island to Mindoro and the place where FastCat ferries departs for Caticlan (Panay) the gateway to Boracay. (for timetables of the ferry to Boracay you click here ) Although the owner of the FastCat ferries build a new container hotel next to the port, I decided to stay in the Filipino owned lodge a little down the road. There are a number of reasons for that: the price, the Filipino Lodge is much more…

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Ferry schedule from San José to Coron, Palawan

Ferry schedule from San José to Coron, Palawan

Traveling from Mindoro Occidental to Palawan you travel through San José port. Montenegro Shipping Lines provided daily trips. Traveling from Coron to Mindoro you leave in Coron and Arrive in San José in Occidental Mindoro. Passenger fare is 1,180 pesos. Children 3-7 years old 590 pesos Students with vlid ID pay 1,003 pesos and senior citizens with SC ID pay 843 pesos per person. These prices do not include any terminal fees and/or environmental fees on top of that upon…

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How to travel from Caticlan to Roxas with a motorcycle

How to travel from Caticlan to Roxas with a motorcycle

The busy port of Caticlan, gateway to Boracay Island holds more ferries than only the shuttles to Boracay. Ferries leave to all destinations there, for example to Roxas Port on Mindoro Island. A 4 hours crossing with Starlight Ferries. They depart at noon from Caticlan, to let you arrive in time in Roxas to find a place to stay for the night. The procedure for taking a motorcycle on board a ferry is pretty much the same in every port….

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