here in Bohol
Bohol is located in the middle of the Philippines,
and can be comfortably reached by air and boat.
coming from abroad, you have two options: you can
fly to Manila or Cebu. Cebu is the most convenient, but only
limited number of international flights will arrive there.
Coming from Europe, you'll got to have a stop-over in either
Singapore, Kuala Lumpur or Hong Kong, however, it will save
you the hassle of going through Manila. These airlines fly
international routes to Cebu: SilkAir, Malaysia Airlines,
and Cathay Pacific.
If you come via Manila,
you'll probably want to take a connecting flight to Tagbilaran,
which is about 1 hour and 15 minutes travel time. You can
also take a boat to Bohol, but it will take 25 hours, and
is only advisable if you have plenty of time and enjoy a trip
on sea, or have to travel on a rock-bottom budget. When coming
from Manila, you can also go to Cebu by air, and then continue
There are many daily flights from Manila
to Cebu. The flying time is around 50 minutes. The transfer
using taxi from the airport to the pier takes about 30 minutes
in normal traffic conditions, and should cost 165 pesos. The
following airlines fly on the from Manila to Cebu: PAL, CEbu
Pacific, Air Philippines, Asian Spirit, Astro Air, and Grand
If you come via Cebu, you
can also take a short 25 minute flight, but you'll probably
choose to take the one and a half hour trip with a fast boat
to Tagbilaran. The regular boat to Tagbilaran will take about
four hours. You can also take a boat to Tubigon and Talibon,
which may be more comfortable if you want to be on the west
or north coast of the island.
The most economical way to get from Cebu
to Tagbilaran by boat is to catch a ferry to Tubigon, and
continue by bus from Tubigon to Tagbilaran. This is sometimes
both faster and cheaper than taking a boat directly to Tagbilaran.
Please note that security regulations on
domestic flights in the Philippines does not allow bringing
liquids (such as perfumes and bottles of wine) as carry-on
items into the cabin. Even if you had those liquids sealed
by duty-free shops on the airport of origin, you may be forced
to throw them away if you are not able to place them in your