Good news to all Kagay-anon “lakwatseros” and “lakwatseras”! Saving yourself from hours of tedious travel to Ilo-Ilo even to Boracay is now very possible through Cebu Pacific. The Philippines’ largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific (CEB) inaugurated its 73rd route (Iloilo – Cagayan de Oro – Iloilo) last week. There will be 3 flights going from Iloilo to CDO and vice versa through CEB’s Airbus A319 aircraft, part of the youngest aircraft fleet in the country.
Iloilo-CDO Flight Schedule:
M-W-F – 12:50PM (Dep. Iloilo) – 1:50PM (Arrival Cagayan de Oro)
M-W-F – 2:20 PM (Dep. Cagayan de Oro) – 3:20PM (Arrival Iloilo)
For bookings and inquiries, guests can go to www.cebupacificair.com or call the reservation hotlines (02) 7020-888 or (032) 230-8888. The latest seat sales and promos can also be found on CEB’s official Twitter and Facebook pages.
The lowest year-round fare for this route is P1,099.
Bonus Trip! Going to Boracay from Iloilo
Visit Boracay via CDO-Iloilo flight through GM Bus/Ceres Liner bus to Caticlan or v-hires/shuttle/vans from Iloilo to Caticlan.
Ceres Liner buses can take you to Caticlan (fare: PhP325.00 – more or less) with travel time of around 6 hours with at least two stop-overs (snacks comfort breaks in usually not-so-orderly toilets). (Iloilo to Caticlan fare for ordinary buses not available and Tutubi recommends aircon buses for such long trips)
Ceres Liner earliest trip from Iloilo to Caticlan is at 430am. Return trip (earliest) Caticlan to Iloilo is at 630am. Ceres Liner bus station in Iloilo is in Tanza district.