Cheap Flights From Mactan-Cebu International to Perth
Flight information Mactan-Cebu International to Perth
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Average flight time, total distance 4780 kilometres
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Perth, the capital city of Australia frequently tops the world’s most livable cities, but many fail to notice that it can also hold its ground tourism-wise. It exudes a vibrant feel that is coupled with awe-inspiring wilderness areas as well as captivating oceans that are loved by outgoing individuals who want to inject a sense of adventure to their laidback vacation. These are the reasons why it is flocked by tourists from all over the world, including those from Cebu, Philippines.
Cebu locals who intend to put Perth in their vacation plans should make sure to visit its finest attractions that include the John Forrest National Park, one of the oldest conservation areas in the country that is known for its great range of picnic spots, wildflower beds, and friendly kangaroos; Swan Valley, Western Australia's oldest wine region; and Rottnest Island, an A-class natural reserve that is home to quokkas, nocturnal marsupials that belong to the macropod family (kangaroos and wallabies).
But before flying over, Cebu-based travelers should not neglect to do their assignment and familiarize themselves with transportation-related matters. They should take note that these can make or break their vacation. Those who need help with these issues can check the information below.
What airlines fly the Cebu – Perth route?
At present, there are no direct flights from Cebu to Perth and only a handful of reputable companies offer connecting flights. They are SilkAir via Davao, Singapore Airlines via Singapore, Philippine Airlines via Manila, Cathay Pacific via Hong Kong, and Thai Airways via Bangkok, among others.
· Mactan-Cebu International Airport
From Cebu, Perth travelers use Mactan-Cebu International Airport for their trip. It is a fine civilian air transport infrastructure that serves not only the city of Cebu, but also other cities as well as municipalities in the Philippines’ Central Visayas Region.
There, passengers can enjoy satisfactory luxuries like air ticket and staff assistance offices, ATMs (and other banking facilities), post offices, duty free stores, medical clinics, first aid stations, childcare sections, wheelchair kiosks, dining options, and so on.
· Perth Airport
Perth Airport is the fourth-largest aviation facility in Australia and major transportation gateway to the country’s western region. It is modestly sized and is known for giving worthwhile service even at peak times. While there, passengers can enjoy top-notch amenities like bars, restaurants, duty free shops, retail stores, ATMs (and other banking facilities), an information center, mobile phone rental, and many others.
What about transportation?
· Mactan-Cebu International Airport
Reaching Mactan-Cebu International Airport for a scheduled flight to Perth is a breeze, but just to be sure, it would be best to be at the airport an hour or two before flight. This should not be difficult, given the fact that Cebu is a traffic-efficient metropolitan area. To get to the said facility, travelers can choose from various transportation options that are known to offer tried and tested service at a reasonable price. They are buses (USD .52 or PHP 25.00), multi-cabs or jeepneys (USD .16 or PHP 8.00), taxis (USD 3.20 or PHP 152.00), and rental cars (USD 37.58 or PHP 1,782.58 per day).
· Perth Airport
Getting around Perth and visiting its finest tourist spots is easy and convenient thanks to its spacious roads, strict traffic rules, and reliable public transportation system. There, travelers can turn to shuttle service (USD 11.30 or PHP 536.40), city buses (USD 3.39 or PHP 160.92), trains (USD 3.39 or PHP 160.92), regular taxis (USD 18.84 PHP 894.00), airport taxis (USD 33.92 or PHP 1,609.20), and rental cars (starts at USD 46.16 or PHP 2,189.79 per day).
How about food expenses?
Food are more expensive in Perth than in Cebu. For instance, a meal at a regular restaurant may cost around USD 16.65 or PHP 789.72 in the former, but only about USD 4.21 or PHP 200.00 in the latter. Also, a fast food meal may cost about USD 7.56 or PHP 358.96 in Perth, but only approximately USD 2.10 or PHP 100.00 in Cebu.
What are the visa requirements?
To travel to Perth and other parts of Australia for leisure purposes, Philippine passport holders are required to obtain a subclass 676 visa (tourist visa). This allows them to stay in the country for three to six months and even 12 months if granted by the embassy. A different visa is required for those who are visiting for study, business, or other purpose. To apply, interested parties need to present two passport-sized pictures, a photocopy of passport details, a photocopy of employment certificate (shows income, period of employment, and approved leave of absence), personal banking statement, and a business registration as well as recent bank statements (if applicable).
In addition to all these, they need to pay the set visa fees:
Tourist visa – USD 101.78 or PHP 4,827.60
Student visa – USD 414.67 or PHP 19,668.00
Temporary work – USD 131.94 or PHP 6,258.00 for short stay activity, USD 286.50 or PHP 13,588.80, USD 2,865.02 or PHP 135,888.00 for long stay activity.
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