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Manila(Batangas) to Caticlan (Boracay) by ferry from 460php!

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Manila(Batangas) to Caticlan (Boracay) by ferry from 460php!

Superferry, Nenaco are now 2GO Travel.

They are providing an alternative to air travel and are currently offering a promotional fare of 460php and travel twice daily. It looks like you can book a cabin.

The website is:

http://travel.2go.com.ph/

Scedules here:

travel.2go.com.ph/schedules/schedules.asp

Or call (02) 528-7000.

Tommo

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1. Re: Manila(Batangas) to Caticlan (Boracay) by ferry from 460php!

Nice find, Tommo

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2. Re: Manila(Batangas) to Caticlan (Boracay) by ferry from 460php!

Tommo, this is great new information.

However when I have tried to make a 'ghost' booking from Batangas to Caticlan (Boracay), the booking engine will not let me select a return date.

Perhaps I simply need to keep trying, but it appears that this may be an early bug.

Given that on some days flights to Caticlan can be unreliable, ferries are not a bad alternative for much of the non-typhoon season year.

Edited: 10:02 pm, February 03, 2012
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3. Re: Manila(Batangas) to Caticlan (Boracay) by ferry from 460php!

When I investigated further, I found that 'online booking was not yet available' for Batangas to Caticlan ferries: one has to telephone:

http://travel.2go.com.ph/eticket/select.asp

Edited: 10:05 pm, February 03, 2012
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4. Re: Manila(Batangas) to Caticlan (Boracay) by ferry from 460php!

Also, as June approaches, all bets are off as much has to do with the weather, tides etc....Otherwise sounds cool..

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5. Re: Manila(Batangas) to Caticlan (Boracay) by ferry from 460php!

I'm trying to put this thread in the Top Questions page but there's a problem with TA as it would not save after several attempts.

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6. Re: Manila(Batangas) to Caticlan (Boracay) by ferry from 460php!

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Edited: 10:00 am, February 04, 2012
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7. Re: Manila(Batangas) to Caticlan (Boracay) by ferry from 460php!

Whenever I take a boat ride, I prefer those overnight trips where you just sleep and wake up at your destination instead of taking the morning departure with an afternoon arrival. The 8pm departure and 5am arrival is ideal. I hope this route is sustainable.

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8. Re: Manila(Batangas) to Caticlan (Boracay) by ferry from 460php!

cebu ferries are also 2 go travel

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9. Re: Manila(Batangas) to Caticlan (Boracay) by ferry from 460php!

Can I just ask a couple of simple questions:

Has anyone ever travelled by passanger boat/ferry from caticlan to manila?

Was it roll on roll off or is there a direct option?

If anyone has travelled this route, is the route still operational?

How long is the journey?

I have checked the link above as has everyone else but not been able to book anything.......like everyone else.

I ask because I have trawlled through countless waaaaaay out of date websites and they all seem to contradict each other in one way or another, or simply fail to give enough details which leaves more questions than answers. I thought asking here and especially on this particular topic might give a definitive answer as I wish to travel from caticla to manila in April. When I say Manila, I mean Manila and not batangas by the way.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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10. Re: Manila(Batangas) to Caticlan (Boracay) by ferry from 460php!

Hi there, my understanding is that the Manila-Caticlan ferry service is just seasonal that's why there's not much information on the Internet. Superferry used to ply that route, now that they are offering Batangas to Caticlan I doubt it if they will also offer the Manila-Caticlan route.