Driving in Manila? Here’s How to Prepare Yourself

Driving around Metro Manila? You’ll have to gear up; the capital’s roads aren’t an easy drive. Just last year, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) recorded more than 91,000 traffic sign violations and more than 73,000 obstruction violations. Moreover, highways can’t handle the sheer volume of cars so people spend an average of 66 minutes in gridlock every day.…

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10 Things Every Motorist Should Know, Says the MMDA

Whether you’re visiting the Philippines for an important business function or a long-awaited tropical vacation, we recommend renting your own vehicle. This way, you control your time and can spontaneously navigate the busy streets whenever you want to. When you rent a car in Manila, however, remember that you aren’t responsible for just the vehicle. As…

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The Best Trip Ever Exists (And You Can Make It Happen)

To travel is to temporarily bid farewell to the hustle and bustle that is your everyday life. And what better place to lose yourself for a moment than in exploring the beauty of the Philippines? It is one of the best ways to relax. For this reason, many choose to splurge on their Philippine vacation,…

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An Expat’s Guide to Life in Makati

An Expat’s Guide to Life in Makati Foreigners staying in the Philippines because of temporary work assignments or who have decided to stay in the country for good are familiar with the country’s warm, welcoming atmosphere and sense of community. Its stable economy, local business culture, and stunning landscapes are all a compelling reason for…

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A Foreigner’s Complete Guide to Renting a Car in the Philippines

Planning a trip to the Philippines? Before anything else, make sure you’ve ironed out all your entry requirements. Check your passport’s validity and, if necessary, secure all your visas for the entire trip itinerary. Be ready with your return or onward ticket, too, to avoid any issues with immigration. Next are money and budgeting concerns.…

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Ten Ways to Save on Car Rentals in Manila

If you’re planning to explore the National Capital Region, it’s better to rent a car. In Metro Manila, car rentals serve as an ideal option for transportation. You can get to any city anytime. You can also drive a variety of cars to meet your lifestyle or need for comfort. Fortunately, you don’t have to worry about…

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Renting A Car In Metro Manila: A Cost-Efficient Option

Metro Manila is one of the busiest and most diverse cities in Southeast Asia. But with a population of over 15 million, Metro Manila can also get congested. In fact, a recent survey ranked Metro Manila in the top 10 of cities with the worst traffic jams in Asia, placing below Jakarta. Although traffic jams…

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