Summer is just around the corner, but that doesn’t mean you must embark on a lavish vacation to have fun with your family. There are plenty of budget-friendly activities you can enjoy right here in the Philippines. Whether you decide to take a staycation to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, or take a simple day trip with the family, your possibilities for budget-friendly family fun are endless.
Summer Getaway and Staycation Ideas
Book a Room at the New World Manila Bay Hotel
If you want to provide your family with a vacation without leaving the city, consider booking a room at the New World Manila Bay Hotel. Its central location will make it easy for your family to explore the many sights of Manila such as Rizal Park and the Cultural Center of the Philippines, while also being close to the tenth largest mall in the world. Plus, have an opportunity to dine at three award-winning restaurants without even leaving the hotel.
There is a current BDOcredit card promo that will help you save 40% on a Residence Club Room by simply using your BDO Elite Credit Card. You will need to hurry because this amazing promotion ends March 31, 2017.
Experience Puerto Princesa, Palawan
If you want to take your family somewhere extremely special, Puerto Princesa is the destination for you. Puerto Princesa is a tropical Paradise just an hour and a half away from Manila by plane. It is home to the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River, which is known as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature.
While visiting Puerto Princesa stop at Honda Bay, where you and your family can view beautiful shallow reefs, and swim, snorkel, or dive at the beach. Another sight that is sure to amaze is the Underground River, which is rumored to be the largest underground river in the world. Here you can explore the river by embarking on a paddle boat tour to gaze at the beautiful rock formations and wildlife. You will also want to go island hopping and check out Snake Island, Cowrie and Bat Islands, and Senorita Island.
Right now, you can save big with a special BPI promo with Asiatravel.com that offers 12% savings on hotel accommodation, tours, and package deals right here in the Philippines by simply using your BPI credit card to book your travel online. This BPI credit card promo could help you save on your trip to Puerto Princesa with quality hotel rates ranging from ₱1,500 to ₱2,500 per night, some inclusive of daily breakfast and even roundtrip transfers. Don’t let this BPI credit card promo pass you by as it expires March 14, 2017. Hurry and book your trip to Puerto Princesa today!
Book a Stay at Two Seasons Boracay
Embark with your family on a journey to the most beautiful island in the Philippines where you can kick back, relax, and take a moment to enjoy the important things in life. There are plenty of sights to see right on the island including: Boracay Rock, many majestic caves, Diniwid Beach, the Gateway Arch, Manoc-Manoc, and Puka Beach. There are also plenty of family-friendly activates you can take part in such as: diving, fishing, kayaking, windsurfing, and jet skiing.
Now through May 31, you can take advantage of an amazing Metrobank credit card promo, which will allow you to save 50% on your stay at Two Seasons Boracay. All you have to do is use your Metrobank Femme Signature Visa or Metrobank Travel Platinum Visa.
City Activities to Enjoy This Summer
- Enjoy a day with the family at Rizal Park, or an open-air concert on a Sunday night.
- Explore Old Manila, and visit nearby Fort Santiago.
- Visit Kidzania in BGC, where your children can play different professional roles such as firefighters, nurses, models, pilots, and more.
- Take a day trip to Manila Ocean Park in Luneta to view the world beneath the waves.
- Visit the Mind Museum in BGC for a one-of-a-kind educational experience.
- Take the family to Art in Island Museum in Cubao, Quezon City and get ready to be amazed by the 3D art.
- Go nature tripping at La Mesa Ecopark in Quezon City and enjoy the green scenery, refresh yourself in the pool or take a boat ride while enjoying the fresh air.
Whether you plan to embark on a staycation in the city center or enjoy a day on the town with your family, there are endless fun summer activities that won’t’ break the bank. If you decide to plan a trip whether in or out of town, make sure to take advantage of the different credit card promotions available to increase your potential savings.