Car Hire at Davao International Airport
This information is correct as of June 2015
The city of Davao in Philippines has a lot in store, destinations, attractions, and activities, among others. Upon entry via Davao International Airport, explore at your own pace via the rent-a-car services provided from within and around the airport.
Where to hire a car at Davao International Airport
Among the rent-a-car companies that operate from Francisco Bangoy International Airport, also referred to as Davao International Airport, include Avis and Europcar, among others. Reach these providers via (082) 221 6430, and (082) 234 4782, respectively.
What to expect when hiring a car from Davao International Airport
When you opt to hire a car from the rent-a-car firms within the airport, please be advised that hiring a vehicle charge rates with taxes, some sort of insurance along with a fuel charge. Road-wise, Davao is constantly trying to improve its roads and bridges. The city has a Traffic Management and Computerization Scheme that is considered to be among the most modern management schemes ever implemented within the country. Additionally, when needed, there are roll-on and roll-off inter-island ferries available within the area as well.
Driving around Davao International Airport
General Santos is the nearest major city from Davao International Airport. General Santos has an effective commuter transportation system as a whole. It is not necessary to go around by car; however, it is possible and also a good option, since there is no heavy traffic and congestion to be expected. Self-driving lets you get to the destinations you choose whenever you want to, with extreme freedom since there is no transportation schedule to follow. It is possible to just get in the car and go. When within General Santos, the city is known as the shopping capital of the SOCCSKSARGEN region. There are plenty of shopping malls, in addition to general merchandize stores and groceries around the area.
Getting to your destination
Destinations close to Davao include Mambago, Limao, and Tambo. Here are some effective driving directions to get you to your destination fast. Please be advised that these directions are subject to change, depending on the road condition and state of the area. It is recommended to inquire when needed.
Mambago is a “sitio” or “barangay” within Samal, Davao del Norte. It can be divided into Mambago A, and Mambago B.
Drive along Doña Pilar Avenue for 1.4 kilometers then reach Davao City-Panabo City Road, drive for an additional 2.5 kilometers and get on a ferry to reach Island Garden City of Samal and continue travelling for 600 meters or a minute to reach Babak-Samal-Katipunan Road. After one final right, reach your destination, Mambago A.
Also within Samal, is Limao. It is among the 46 “barangays” located within the city. Get to Limao by driving down Doña Pilar Ave. From Davao City-Panabo City Road, take a ferry to reach the Island Garden City of Samal. After going straight, turn right to get on the Circumferencial Road, then get to your destination after four kilometres, which will take around ten minutes.
Tambo can be found within the city of Samal, in Davao del Norte, and is among the primary “sitios” within the city and has now been turned into a “barangay.” To get to this destination would require a ferry. Go down 1.4 kilometres along Doña Pilar Ave, then on Davao City-Panabo City Road for an additional 2.5 kilometres. Take the ferry then reach Island Garden City of Samal. Reach the Circumferencial Road after three kilometres, and get to your stop. Davao International Airport to Tambo will take around 46 minutes or a total distance of 10.9 kilometres.