Cheap Flights From Mactan-Cebu International to New York

Flight information Mactan-Cebu International to New York

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Average flight time, total distance 14044 kilometres

18h 0min

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Cathay Pacific

New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, New York LaGuardia and Stewart International

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At first mention of New York City, the first thing that probably comes to mind is a panorama of towering skyscrapers. It has so much to offer to first-timers and repeaters; plus, is always beating with a magnetic energy that can animate any mundane vacation. Some of their biggest draws are the Empire State Building, the second tallest edifice in the city and one of the most famous landmarks in the world; the Rockefeller Center, a monument that touches upon New York’s enchanting artistry as well as rich history; and St Patrick’s Cathedral, an iconic Neo-Gothic Roman Catholic sanctuary that is known for its admirable stained glass window.   


Because of its exquisite attractions, it is easy to be come too excited for a New York trip. To the point of making wrong decisions such as purchasing air tickets in a fly and then going over without a detailed course of action. This is relevant to those who are from Cebu, Philippines. Such should not be the case since with regard to tourism, failing to plan is planning to fail. For this reason, it is essential to understand important matters that are related to international trips, which constitute transportation-related issues. Some of them are expounded in the succeeding paragraphs.


What airlines fly the Cebu – New York route?


There are several tried and true airline companies that offer befitting connecting flights from Cebu to New York. They are Cathay Pacific (via Hong Kong), Asian (via Seoul), Korean Air (via Seoul), EVA Air (via Taipei), American Airlines (via Toronto), China Southern (via Guangzhou), and many others.


What should passengers expect from the airports?


·         Mactan-Cebu International Airport


There’s a misconception that in Philippines, international trips outside Metro Manila is such a hassle. This is not true because there are plenty of aviation hubs outside the mentioned region that offer world-class service that is complemented by respectable amenities. This is true when Mactan-Cebu International Airport is put into consideration.


Located in the country’s Central Visayas Region, international travelers who are contemplating of flying to New York for a vacation or business trip will use the said airline infrastructure. It boasts of satisfactory enhancements such as first aid stations, medical clinics, childcare sections, ATMs (and other banking facilities), luggage equipment, conference rooms, air ticket and staff assistance offices, and many others.


·         John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport


Flights from Cebu and other international destinations that enter New York are accommodated by two international airports: John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport.


John F. Kennedy International Airport is one the busiest aviation facilities in the US and the world. Due to the number of passengers that it handles, it is extremely huge with eight terminals that are utilized by a couple of minor and major airline enterprises. Because of its sheer size, travelers may think that it is difficult to navigate; this is actually not the case since it was built with user-friendliness in mind. There are maps in almost every walkway, allowing passengers to find their way. To add, its personnel are situated in crucial points to make sure that utmost assistance is given to those who need it.


Some of the amenities that can be found there are a shopping complex, an art museum, restaurants, fast food outlets, free Wi-Fi access, gift shops, bookstores, a medical center, baby changing facilities, and so on.


Despite being one of the oldest large-scale commercial airfields in the United States, Newark Liberty International Airport is still well-capable of delivering high level service to international travelers. It is equipped with a number of restaurants, vegetarian cafes, duty free outlets, gift shops, currency exchange centers (and other banking facilities), phone charging stations, first aid stations, medical centers, interfaith chapels, and more.


What about transportation?


·         Mactan-Cebu International Airport


Getting to Mactan-Cebu International Airport even via public transport is easy and hassle-free. This is possible thanks to Cebu’s well-formulated transportation system that is made up of dependable alternatives. They include affordable options such as buses that charge USD .52 or PHP 25.00, jeepneys or multi-cabs that charge USD .16 or PHP 8.00, and a bit pricey ones like rental cars that charge USD 37.58 or PHP 1,782.58 per day and taxis that charge USD 3.20 or PHP 152.00.


·         John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport


Reaching New York’s most notable attractions from John F. Kennedy International Airport or Newark Liberty Airport is a breeze. This is because public transportation in the city is convenient, inexpensive, and efficient.


From John F. Kennedy International Airport, passengers can opt for shuttle buses that charge USD 19.00 or PHP 901.17 (one-way), city buses that charge USD 2.50 or 118.57 (one-way), AirTrain JFK rail system trains that charge USD 7.50 or PHP 355.72, taxis that charge approximately USD 52.00 or PHP 2,466.36 (depending on traffic situations), and rental cars that have daily rates that start at USD 65.00 or PHP 3,082.95.


From Newark Liberty International Airport, passengers can choose from airport buses that charge USD 16.00 or PHP 758.88), shuttle buses (USD 50.00 or PHP 2,371.50), taxis (USD 55.00 to USD 90.00 or PHP 2,608.65 to PHP 4,268.70), and rental cars (starts at USD 66.00 or PHP 3,130.38).


What about food expenses?


Food are more expensive in New York than in Cebu. For instance, a meal in a regular restaurant may cost around USD 18.18 or PHP 862.44 in the former, but only about USD 4.21 or PHP 200.00 in the latter.


What are the visa requirements?


Filipino travelers who wish to visit New York (and other parts of the US) for tourism, business, employment, education, and medical treatment, among others, need to be a passport (valid for six months) and non-immigrant visa holder for their trip to push through. In addition to this, they are also required by the United States Embassy to prove that they are financially capable to cover the cost of their trip. However, before heading to the mentioned institution, interested parties should first settle the machine-readable visa application fee, which is based on the visa category. They are detailed below:


Visitor, transit, student – USD 140.00 or PHP 6,640.20

Temporary worker – USD 150.00 or PHP 7,114.50

Fiancée – USD 350.00 or PHP 16,600.50

Investor, Trader – USD 390.00 or PHP 18,497.70

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