After being indoors for so long, it’s time to head out and enjoy what the country has to offer by way of exciting travel destinations.
The Philippine Travel Survey Report released in 2020 finds that Pinoys love to travel in pairs or groups of up to five persons and are likely to stay for two to three days. The average budget per person is at P1,000 to P2,000 a day and prefer online and digital channels for convenience and reduced contact. Meanwhile, the Agoda Travel 2021 Surveyshows that majority prioritize short and sweet trips with family and friends, like F & B benefits, early check-ins and late check-outs as deals and discoverability drive the next wave of trip bookings.
Safety is a priority, and the Department of Tourism assures that there are protocols in place to protect both the travellers and the communities of the different destinations around the country.
Tips for a memorable vacay
This is the best time to book that well-deserved trip, and here are some travel hacks that can make it hassle-free and budget-friendly from RedDoorz:
Plan your timing: This will help you look for flight promos to island destinations such as Palawan or Boracay, or even knowing when there are exciting things happening in the area such as fun town fiestas that are in full swing once again. Going on off-peak seasons can also ensure that you can avoid crowds at popular attractions.
Create an itinerary: While it may be tempting to go YOLO and wing it on your trip, there is much to be said about having a solid plan before you head out. The Department of Tourism has created regional travel circuits that highlight several attractions to appeal to different types of travellers. This can be a helpful guide when checking out the things that interest you in the area, such as tours that focus on culinary, history, nature, wellness, farm, and faith-based tourism. Some basic research online can point to the famous landmarks, best restaurants or shops to visit, to maximize your stay, or you can also look for a local guide to help you fully-immerse in the travel experience.
Pack light: Having too much baggage can hamper your mobility, and even bring extra costs if you are flying. Plan your OOTDs according to each activity and bring your other necessities so you can travel without worries.
Prep to shop: Retail therapy works wonders especially when on vacation. It’s nice to bring home snacks, pasalubong and souvenirs to remind you of this exciting trip.
Book a relaxing stay: Accommodations matter, and you can still make your stay hassle-free and budget-friendly by booking a stay at any of the over 400 RedDoorz properties located nationwide and key cities, Manila, Batangas, Cebu, Tacloban and Boracay. Each RedDoorz room is fully-equipped for a comfortable stay, with standardized amenities including free wifi, clean spotless rooms, comfy beds, TV and daily mineral water. It offers convenience coupled with a friendly guest experience that has been enjoyed by many travellers across Southeast Asia.
Book directly in the app for the best deals: RedDoorz has an easy three-step online hotel booking process. Simply select the desired Reddoorz budget hotel, choose the check-in/check-out date and the number of rooms, select the ‘Book now’ button and make the payment using various payment options. Travelers can get up to 25% RedCash reward points for all online booking through the Reddoorz website, mobile site, and Mobile App. RedCash can be used for all subsequent bookings on RedDoorz.
Check room availability and reserve your accommodations conveniently through the RedDoorz app that is available on the App Store and Google Play and earn rewards for your next stay. You can also check out the website at https://www.reddoorz.com/en-ph/
Being the fastest growing chain of budget hotels, RedDoorz is present in in the Philippines and in 100 cities across Indonesia, and other Southeast Asian countries such as Vietnam, Singapore, and Thailand. Since its inception in Indonesia in 2015, it has exponentially grown and evolved into being the largest, technology-driven hotel management and booking platform.