A trip to Davao ensures that you will experience some of the Philippines’ most beautiful scenery. Here you will find the country’s highest mountain and a variety of coral islands. It is a popular location for ex-pats to settle and you are sure to see some amazing wildlife while you are there as well as much rare plant-life. Tourists wanting to experience a laid-back way of life and enjoy great beaches at the same time are drawn to Davao. Some of its top attractions include Palawan and Boracay as well as the stunning views of the city from the top of Shrine Hills.
Flying to Davao
1. Which airports serve Manila to Davao?
The main airport in Manila is the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, where you can also pick up domestic flights to Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao. There are also some smaller airports in the Manila area that offer domestic flights.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Manila to Davao?
Philippines Airlines and AirAsia Zest both operate direct flights between Ninoy Aquino International Airport and the Francisco Bangoy International Airport. There is the option to take indirect flights with some airlines, but there are very regular direct flights between the two cities which are quicker.
3. How long is the flight?
The direct flight from Manila to Davao is between 1 hour and 40 minutes and 2 hours, depending upon the time of day and the airline operating the route. Indirect flights can take as long as 10 hours. Manila and Davao are in the same time zone.
4. Climate changes between Manila and Davao
The climate is very similar between Manila and Davao, with both having a tropical climate. The average daily temperature is between 30°C and 34°C in both cities and there are times when you can expect heavy rainfall. The driest time of the year in Davao is between February and May.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
There are few cultural differences between life in Manila and in Davao, although Davao is a quiet city when compared with Manila. The currency is the same in Davao as it is in Manila and those who are travelling between the two cities will not need a visa.
A trip to Davao is the perfect opportunity to see one of the world’s most endangered species. The largest eagle in the world can be seen at the Philippine Eagle Center and you can find out more about the conservation work being done here. Alternatively, head to the Crocodile Park where you can see tigers and other animals, as well as crocodiles. In the evening, head to Matina Town Square where you can enjoy some live music and a quiet drink. For dining, try Claude’s Le Café De Ville with its impressive interior that features carved trellis and floors of polished wood. It is regarded as the most romantic and attractive restaurant in Davao.
Aldevinco is a great shopping center in Davao, but you will not find well-known brands here. The goods on sale are locally-produced crafts – ideal for souvenir hunting. Afterwards you can relax in one of the parks in the city center to enjoy the sunshine.
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How far in advance should I book tickets from Manila, Philippines to Davao?
The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Manila, Philippines to Davao.
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|< 7 days||₱4,189||₱5,249|
Compare Flight Prices from Manila, Philippines to Davao by Month
Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Manila, Philippines to Davao flights.
|Month||Origin||Destination||Carrier||Depart Date||Return Date||Stops||Price|
|February||Manila, Philippines||Davao||Philippines Airasia||2/29/20||3/7/20||0||₱2,625|
|March||Manila, Philippines||Davao||Philippines Airasia||3/1/20||3/8/20||0||₱2,625|
|April||Manila, Philippines||Davao||Philippines Airasia||4/11/20||4/13/20||0||₱4,694|
|May||Manila, Philippines||Davao||Philippines Airasia||5/9/20||5/19/20||0||₱4,139|
|June||Manila, Philippines||Davao||Philippines Airasia||6/7/20||6/10/20||0||₱3,533|
|August||Manila, Philippines||Davao||Cebu Pacific||8/28/20||8/31/20||0||₱4,593|
|September||Manila, Philippines||Davao||Cebu Pacific||9/7/20||9/13/20||0||₱3,533|
Cheap Last Minute Flights from Manila, Philippines to Davao
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Manila, Philippines to Davao
Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.
The average price for connecting flights from Manila, Philippines to Davao is ₱10,851.
The average price for direct flights from Manila, Philippines to Davao is ₱8,934.
The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Manila, Philippines to Davao.
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One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Manila, Philippines to Davao
We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Manila, Philippines to Davao. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.
The average price for one way flights from Manila, Philippines to Davao is ₱5,249.
The average price for round trip flights from Manila, Philippines to Davao is ₱8,934.
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