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Quezon City
Washington
Day 14
18h 40m
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12,731 km
Day 15
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Travel Tips

Absolutely! Traveling to Manila, Makati, Pasay, and Quezon City will provide you with a diverse cultural experience. Here are some travel tips for your journey:

Best Time to Visit:
The ideal time to visit these places in the Philippines is during the dry season, from November to April. Though, December to February is the coolest time of the year and can provide the best experience.

Route and Accessibility:
The Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay City is typically the gateway for international tourists. From there, Manila, Makati, and Quezon City are all easily accessible via taxi, Grab (local ride-hailing app), or jeepneys. For inter-city travel, the MRT and LRT train systems are efficient but often crowded during peak hours.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
These cities are at sea level, so there's no need to worry about altitude sickness. Just ensure you rest well after a long flight to recover from any jet lag.

Accommodation and Booking:
There's a wide range of accommodations available, from hostels to luxury hotels. Online booking platforms can help you find the perfect match for your budget and preferences. Always book your accommodation well in advance, especially during the peak tourist season.

Clothing and Essentials:
Temperatures are generally warm, so lightweight clothing is recommended. You should also carry a raincoat or umbrella for the sporadic showers. Sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat would help protect against the sun.

Health and Safety:
Verify your vaccinations are updated before traveling, the tap water is not typically recommended for drinking, so stick to bottled water. Ensure the safety of your belongings in crowded places and use registered taxis or ride-hailing services to ensure safe travel.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
The Filipinos are very respectful people. When interacting with elders, it's customary to show respect by addressing them as ‘po’ or 'sir/madam'. Tipping is customary but not compulsory. Beyond this, just enjoy the warm hospitality of the locals, explore the diverse cuisine and immerse yourself in the local culture.