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Cebu Historical Tour Including Magellan's Cross and Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride

Cebu Historical Tour Including Magellan
Duration:
3 hours
From:
USD 108.94
Discover Cebu's history and culture on a scenic tour on foot and by horse-drawn carriage. You'll visit Old Cebu's heritage sites of Fort San Pedro and Magellan's Cross, take a guided walking tour around Cebu's famous basilica and cathedral, and see the town's lovely old homes. Traveling in a horse-drawn carriage known as a 'calesa,' you'll also see the sights of Plaza Sugbo and Plaza Parian, and imagine 19th-century life in Old Cebu.

Cebu Evening Panoramic Views with Dinner

Cebu Evening Panoramic Views with Dinner
Duration:
5 hours
From:
USD 137.00
Our evening panoramic night view tour is devoted to Cebu's rolling hills and mountain landscape, which comprises one third of the city's land area. Commune with nature and watch the city from “The Tops” as it lights up and springs alive at sunset. This popular viewing area that overlooks Cebu is the perfect way to see the city lights at dusk. Enjoy a quiet dinner at a hilltop restaurant before return to your hotel.

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Mactan Cebu Airport (CEB) Taxi Service


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Official Mactan Cebu Airport Taxi Recommendations


 
IHateTaxis.com recommends the official Mactan Cebu Airport taxi service.

A taxi is your best option to get to your destination in Cebu. If your flight arrives after midnight, a taxi is your only choice.

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Official Mactan Cebu Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Mactan Cebu Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (PHP or Philippines Peso). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency. Note that Mactan Cebu Airport taxi rates given here are for official taxis and unofficial or pirate taxis (discussed below) may be different. Drivers may also accept USD, but make sure to confirm.


  • Minimum fares:


    • White Metered Taxi: PHP 150 
    • Yellow Metered Taxi: PHP 250
    • Airport Non-Metered Taxi: PHP 375



 
Cebu Taxi Payment: Cash • Credit Cards
  • Always confirm with your Mactan Cebu Airport taxi driver if they take credit or bank cards and if there are any card fees.


Drivers may also accept USD, but make sure to confirm
Cebu Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Tipping recommended, PHP 20-50



Official Mactan Cebu Airport Taxi Details

Mactan Cebu Airport taxi services are available outside the terminal.

 

There are three different types of taxis:


  • White Metered Taxis
  • Yellow Metered Taxis
  • Airport Non-Metered Taxis

 

As the airport is located on a different island, it takes 20-30 minutes to get to Cebu City.

 

 





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 Unofficial Mactan Cebu Airport Taxi Service or Hire Points

 

Unless you are a street smart traveler used to taxis in the Philippines, the so-called private taxis should be avoided. 


 
IHateTaxis.com has a mixed recommendation on the unofficial Mactan Cebu Airport taxi service.

Unofficial taxis tend to take advantage of tourists by charging 5-10 times more than locals. 



 Mactan Cebu Airport Taxi Scams


Almost all taxis in Cebu are metered, and most taxi drivers are honest, but some will try to charge you more than the meterered fare. You are not required to pay more than what is on the meter, no matter what the driver says.

 

If a driver refuses to use the meter, then get out and find another taxi. Taxis are plentiful, cheap and efficient, so simply flag own another one down and tell them where you want to go.

 

Most drivers know where almost everything is. If they don't, then flag down another one. If your driver goes the wrong way more than once, it is probably an attempt to increase the fare on the meter. If you are in a central area, get out and find another taxi. 

 

If you call a metered taxi to pick you up at one of the isolated resorts on Mactan Island, be prepared to pay more than you actually should. Drivers will manipulate the meter or simply ask you for a fixed price. See if your resort can call you an honest taxi.




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Last Updated: 18 May 2017