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Boracay christmas day or new years eve???

kent london
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Boracay christmas day or new years eve???

cant do both as going Palawan either before or after Boracay....

so do i go to Boracay for xmas or new years eve and why...

please help me make my decision..

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1. Re: Boracay christmas day or new years eve???

New Years. New Years in Boracay are extra festive. The entire island is one big party. Always has been, always will be.

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2. Re: Boracay christmas day or new years eve???

New Years, but good luck getting a hotel. Many hotels are full already and many will not take a few night booking during holidays. BOOK NOW.

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3. Re: Boracay christmas day or new years eve???

I'd also say New Year's Eve! You can't get any NYE celebration in the Philippines like the one you get in Boracay.

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4. Re: Boracay christmas day or new years eve???

right heres my plan, please comment or post ur thoughts.

20th dec land at Manila 2pm. stay in manila the nite and next day . see the park , shopping mall and eat out.

21st dec 16.30 or 6pm flight to manila to Puerto princess land , spend night in PP have dinner relax.

22nd - not sure wether to stay in PP for the day , or head straight for El Nido.

22/23-28 th El nido touring islands

28 dec- PP to manila, manila to Caticlan same day to Boracay to 3rd jan

3rd jan fly manila overnight then home to heathrow.

post ur thoughts..

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5. Re: Boracay christmas day or new years eve???

Then, I will probably see you there... Doing the same trip but flights are in different dates. Hope we enjoy it!!!! :-)

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6. Re: Boracay christmas day or new years eve???

Not sure if this will help re: available hotels for NYE.. but I was just in contact with Zuzuni and they have added 9 add'l rooms to their establishment. Not sure what your budget is or where you'd like to be located on the island but worth a short to check if they have availability for you on such short notice - renovations will be complete at the end of this month. Good advice: book now!

Good luck.

Edited: 10:17 pm, November 22, 2013
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7. Re: Boracay christmas day or new years eve???

your hotels should already be set and many hotels do not want one or two night bookings when its this busy.

Edited: 2:21 am, November 23, 2013
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8. Re: Boracay christmas day or new years eve???

On the 28th December make sure you leave sufficient time between flights to factor in any possible delays.

I would consider leaving a day between your flights. You could reduce El Nido by 1 night as you have already allocated plenty of time there.

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9. Re: Boracay christmas day or new years eve???

Not sure I would spend the day in PP. I made the mistake of several days there after doing several beaches in Palawan and wished I had used the time somewhere else.

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10. Re: Boracay christmas day or new years eve???

A couple of days in PP is good to see Honda Bay, UGR and to do a City Tour.

Also make sure you have dinner at Kalui a great local restaurant. Important to pre book as they are generally full and have 2 seatings.

Tommo