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The Definitive Guide to Using Public Transportation in the Philippines

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Taxi

Taxis are the most convenient way to get around the Philippines, especially if you don’t have a car. Most taxis in the Philippines are metered and air-conditioned, so they can be expensive but comfortable. Make sure to check that the taxi driver is using the meter before getting into the car.

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Grab Taxi

Grab is a ride-hailing app similar to Uber, but more popular in the Philippines. You can book your ride through the Grab app and pay with cash or a card. This is an easy and convenient way of getting around if you have access to the app.

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Habal Habal

Habal Habal is a motorbike taxi service. It’s the most affordable way of getting around, and you can usually find one on almost any street corner. However, you should be aware that these are not regulated services, so it’s best to take caution when using them.

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Angkas

Angkas is another motorcycle ride-hailing service in the Philippines. It’s safer than habal-habal and a bit more expensive, but you can book your ride through their app.

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Jeepney

Jeepneys are one of the most iconic symbols of transport in the Philippines. They have shared minivans that run along fixed routes and charge a flat fare. They are the cheapest way to get around, but they can be very crowded and uncomfortable at times.

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Tricycle

Tricycles are a popular form of transport in the Philippines. They are three-wheeled motorcycles that run along fixed routes or offer door-to-door services. The fares are usually quite reasonable, but it’s best to confirm the fare before you get on.

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City Bus

City buses are a great way to get around the Philippines, as they run along many major routes. The fares are quite reasonable and they can be quite comfortable if you get one that isn't too crowded.

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Pedicab

Pedicabs are a great way to explore smaller towns in the Philippines. They’re like small three-wheeled taxis that you can hire for a few hours to explore the local area.

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Train

The Philippines has an extensive railway network that connects most of the major cities in the country. It’s one of the cheapest and safest ways to travel, but it can be quite slow if you’re traveling long distances.