A Smurf’s Travel Guide Around Metro Manila

DATA SIM CARDS AND LOAD CARDS

 

DATA SIM CARDS 

SMART LTE PREPAID SIM PHP 40

SUGGESTED PROMO:
Php 50/3 days
Send GIGA50 to 9999
1GB + 300MB for iflix, YouTube, Spinnr, Vimeo, Dailymotion & Dubsmash Now with ​unlimited texts to all networks.
Visit smart.com.ph/Prepaid/packages/ for other prepaid promos.

GLOBE TRAVELER SIM Free (available at the airport)

SUGGESTED PROMO:
Php 50/3 days
Send GOSURF50 to 8080
1GB + 300MB for app of choice + Unli Allnet Texts
Visit www.globe.com.ph/prepaid for other prepaid promos.

LOAD CARDS

Load cards for both Globe and Smart are available in Php100, Php300, and Php500 denominations.

Prepaid SIM cards and load credits are sold separately. You can purchase these at the airport, convenience stores, and malls. You may also visit any Globe or Smart branch located inside shopping malls.

 

GETTING AROUND THE METRO

 

REGULAR METERED TAXI

Base Rate: Php 40
Increments of: Php 3.50

GRAB AND UBER SERVICES

For first time Uber users, use the code NL13331MNL to get a discount. This code is valid from February 18, Saturday (NL-1331 PH event) and February 19, Sunday (Mission Day Quezon City), and can be used twice.

TRAIN

There are three mass transit lines around Metro Manila: LRT1, LRT2, and MRT3.

Metro Manila Train Map

Get a single journey ticket or a reloadable (stored value) beep™ card for a train ride. These are available in all train stations.

You can also reload your beep™ card at any FamilyMart branch. You can also use it to buy food from the store!


For more details, you may visit the following websites:
LRT1 and LRT 2 – lrta.gov.ph
MRT3 – mrt3.com
beep™ card – beep™ card
 

POINT-TO-POINT (P2P) PREMIUM BUS SERVICE

The Point-to-Point (P2P) Premium Bus Service features buses which only have one pick-up point and one drop-off point. The P2P buses also follow a strictly implemented schedule.
For the P2P bus routes, schedule, and fares, visit gov.ph/2016/05/03/p2p-bus-services/.

POINT OF CONTACT

Should you have any other concerns, feel free to contact the following:

@wuchanchan
Mission Day Quezon City International Team Lead
G+ link: plus.google.com/100138131352199738202

@SupremaKalliope

NL-1331 PH Organizer
G+ link: Klay Tan
Guest Lounge link: NL-1331PH/MDQC Guest Lounge (RES)

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