Regular Fare compare to Promo fare


I haven’t traveled the whole provinces of the Philippines as of now but I can confidently agree that waiting for PROMO fare is surely a savings! There is always a blessings for those who patiently waits for the SEAT SALE!

I’ll share you a little of my experience and some cost comparison…
1. In 2012 I planned a birthday trip for my soon-to-be-husband but sad to say his leave was disapproved by his company. Anyway, I proceed the trip and request one of my girl-friends to come along. Comparison of regular fare and promo fare:

PROMO:
Manila-Busuanga via AirPhil (Sept 17, 2012)
Fare: 0
Service fee + fuel: 300
Value added tax: 36
Total Fare: Php 336 per pax (672 for 2 pax)

Busuanga-Manila via Cebu Pacific (Sept 19, 2012)
Fare: 229.80 (114.9 one way)
Fuel Surcharge: 700
Aviation Security Fee: 30
PH-Vat: 152.38
Web Admin Fee – Manual: 160
BAG15: 150
Total: Php 1,422.18 for 2 pax or Php 711.09 per pax

v.v Total fare Php 1,047.09 per pax

REGULAR:
Manila-Busuanga via Cebu Pacific (Sept 17, 2012)
Busanga-Manila via Cebu Pacific (Sept 19, 2012)
Fare: 2,678
Fuel Surcharge: 600
LI: 165.18
LIASF: 15
LIPV: 19.82
PH-Vat: 419.16
Aviation Security Fee: 15
Web Admin Fee – Manual: 200
Total: Php 4,112.16 for 1 pax

Our promo fare can book up to 4 pax 🙂 that’s a real savings!

2. In 2012 we booked earlier for May 2013 flight. Comparison or regular and Promo fare:

PROMO:
Manila to Puerto Princesa via AirPhil (May 30, 2013)
Fare: 298
Service fee + Fuel: 250
Passenger service charge: 200
Value added tax: 66
Total of Php 814 per pax

Busuanga to Manila via AirPhil (June 3, 2013)
Fare: 298
Service fee + Fuel: 250
Aviation security fee: 15
Value added tax: 68
Total of Php 631 per pax

v.v Total fare Php 1,445 per pax

REGULAR:
Manila to Puerto Princesa via AirPhil (May 30, 2013)
Fare: 4,148
Airline Fuel fee: 250
Airport tax: 200
Value added tax: 528
Booking fee: 140
Total of Php 5,266 per pax

Busuanga to Manila via AirPhil (June 3, 2013)
Fare: 2,648
Airline Fuel fee: 250
Travel tax: 15
Value added tax: 350
Booking fee: 140
Total of Php 3,403 per pax

v.v Total fare Php 8,669 per pax

Our promo fare can book up to 6 pax 🙂 that’s a real savings!

However we booked for June 6 flights due to issues with El Nido-Coron transportation that will conflict with June 3 9:00 am flight.

PROMO:
Busuanga to Manila via Cebu Pacific (June 6, 2013)
Fare: 669.50 (334.75 one way)
Fuel Surcharge: 600
Aviation Security Fee: 30
PH-Vat: 152.34
Web Admin Fee – Manual: 200
PVF: 42
BAG15: 150
Total of Php 1,843.84 for 2 pax or Php 921.92 per pax

REGULAR:
Busuanga to Manila via Cebu Pacific (June 6, 2013)
Fare: 1,379
Web Admin Fee – Manual: 120
BAG15: 180
Taxes & Fees: 552.48
Total of Php 2,231.48 per pax

Our promo fare can book up to 2 pax 🙂

In addition, our most expensive trip to date is…

Manila-Davao via Cebu Pacific (Apr 4, 2012)
Davao-Manila via Cebu Pacific (Apr 8, 2012)
Fare: 7,196 (1,799 one way)
Fuel Surcharge: 1,600
PH-Vat: 1,133.52
Aviation Security Fee: 30
Web Admin Fee – Manual: 320
BAG15: 300
Total: 10,579.52 for 2 pax

v.v. fare is Php 5,289.76 per pax

Which we reserved together with the Trail Adventours Mt Apo climb, so no time to wait for a seat sale.

Also, I already booked for a PISO base fare seat sale, (12) Twelve pesos base fare seat sale & (20) Twenty pesos base fare seat sale 🙂

Other comparison coming soon… till next flight! 🙂

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