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Flights to Philippines in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average priceRM 1,061Average for return flights in December 2021
Return fromRM 693From Kuala Lumpur to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
One-way fromRM 334One-way flight from Kuala Lumpur to Philippines

Cheap flights to Philippines in December, January 2021

The best prices found for MNL flights for December, January
17 Jan - 17 Jan
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

4h 00m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

4h 10m
RM 905

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/12/21

23 Jan - 6 Feb
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

4h 00m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
RM 951

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 4/12/21

2 Jan - 30 Jan
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

3h 50m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

4h 00m
RM 968

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 4/12/21

Philippines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philippines found for this year
26 Dec - 27 Dec
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

4h 00m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

3h 40m
RM 1,408

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 4/12/21

26 Dec - 27 Jan
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

4h 00m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
RM 1,433

AirAsia

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Deal found 3/12/21

20 Dec - 3 Jan
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

4h 10m
RM 1,450

Cebu Pacific

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Deal found 6/12/21

Last minute flights to Philippines

Late deals on return flights to Philippines, departing today and this week
14 Dec - 21 Mar
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

4h 00m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

4h 10m
RM 1,763

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 4/12/21

15 Dec - 15 Mar
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

4h 00m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
RM 1,768

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 4/12/21

12 Dec - 13 Dec
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

4h 00m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

3h 40m
RM 1,780

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 4/12/21

Can I fly to Philippines from Malaysia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Malaysia to Philippines

Most visitors from Malaysia will not be allowed to enter Philippines.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Malaysia are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Philippines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Malaysia are not required to quarantine after entering Philippines.

Can I fly back to Malaysia from Philippines?

Returning to Malaysia from Philippines

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Philippines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Malaysia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Philippines are not required to quarantine after entering Malaysia.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Philippines?

The cheapest ticket to Philippines found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

RM 685

February

RM 634

March

RM 634

April

RM 715

May

RM 677

June

RM 626

July

RM 664

August

RM 647

September

RM 634

October

RM 630

November

RM 677

December

RM 820

June is currently the cheapest month to fly to Philippines. At this moment in time December is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Philippines?

Average Philippines flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

MY1 - MNL

Price

RM 626 - RM 1,128

MNL

Temperature

26 - 29 °C

MNL

Precipitation

10 - 400 mm

The best time to fly to Philippines is during November, but great deals can be found at other times. April sees the temperatures in Philippines peak to their warmest. July tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

Where are the most popular flight destinations in Philippines?

Popular flight destinations in Philippines include Manila, Cebu City, Boracay, Angeles City and Davao City.

With more than 7,000 islands making up the Philippines, the hardest decision will be which ones to visit. Manila is capital and main island groups are Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. A Catholic country, its people are warm, hospitable and family-minded; its cuisine a delicious blend of Chinese, Spanish, Mexican, Japanese, Indonesian and Indian.

The islands have several international gateways. Ninoy Aquino is the airport at which many flights to the Philippines (and its capital Manila) land. Mactan in Cebu handles flights from Japan, Singapore, and Australia, Davao – regular flights from Indonesia and Singapore.

Manila, on Luzon, boasts one of the best preserved medieval cities in the world. Intramuros, the walled city, covering almost 160 acres, was built by the Spanish in 1571. Damaged during the Second World War, restoration work was started by Imelda Marcos, of shoe fame. Manila Cathedral is at the centre and Fort Santiago at the northwestern tip. Its colourful Chinatown is north of the Pasig river.

The islands have some of the best diving. Internationally recognised spots include Tubbataha Reef; Malapascua Island (Cebu); Balicasag Island (Bohol); Anilao, Batangas; and Puerto Galera (Mindoro).

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Philippines climate

The Philippines have a tropical climate, which varies by region. The dry season runs from November to April, and the wet season from May to October. Northern islands such as Baguio and Luzon, as well as the centre, have temperatures between 16 and 32 degrees during the wet season. The temperature range drops a bit in the dry season, ranging between 13 and 23 degrees. Typhoon season lasts from June to December.

When is the best time to fly to Philippines?

Peak season:

The best time to search for cheap flights to the Philippines and visit the northern and central islands is during the dry season when the days are clear and bright and rainfall is minimal.

The south (Davao) has no distinct wet or dry seasons. Weather is constant year-round and temperatures are about 23-32 degrees. There is no bad time to visit this part of the Philippines.

Getting around Philippines

The flag carrier, Philippine Airlines, flies domestically as well as internationally. It links Manila with 19 destinations including Naga, Cebu, Butuan, Davao, Zamboanga and Puerto Princesa.

Other airlines offering domestic flights include Air Philippines, Air Philippines, Cebu Pacific and Asian Spirit Airlines. Charter (helicopter and small-to-medium sized airplanes) flights are also available.

Ferry services connect the islands while cruise liners dock at the port of Manila.

Philippine National Railways operates the Metrotren. It stretches south to Carmona and Cavite and north to Meycauayan, Bulacan. In Metro Manila, the Light Railway Transit runs from Caloocan to Baclaran.

Other ways of getting around the country include taxis, buses, trikes and the jeepney. The jeepney is a classic, inspired by the American World War II army jeeps. When the American soldiers left the Philippines, surplus jeeps were sold or given to local people. The stripped-down jeeps were fitted with seats, decorated with ornaments and painted in bright colours.

The calesa is a rather touristy way of getting around. It is a traditional horse-drawn carriage brightly decorated that was introduced during the years that Spain was ruler.

What is good to know if travelling to Philippines?

  • Great spots for surfers include Cloud 9 and Tuason Point on Siargao Island, Majestics in Catanduanes and Cemento in Baler, Aurora. El Nido on Palawan Island is said to be the best diving spot in the Philippines. Also on Palawan is the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, on the Unesco World Heritage list, featuring a limestone karst landscape with an underground river.
  • A super spot for diving is Subic Bay, on the west coast of Luzon, which has a fantastic combination of wrecks such as San Quintin, a 19th-century Spanish gunboat; Oryoku Maru, a Japanese luxury liner; and New York, the ex-USS.
  • The rice terraces of the Cordilleras in Northern Luzonare more than 2,000 years old and are still in use by the Ifugao people. The terraces are fed by an irrigation system from rainforests above the terraces. A World Heritage Site, they are noted for their altitude (up to 1,500 metres) and very steep slopes (up to 70 degrees). The World Heritage Site is composed of four sites at: Banaue (Batad and Bangaan), Mayoyao (Mayoyao Central), Klangan (Nagacadan) and Hungduan.
  • Manila is capital and within it is Intramuros, a walled city built by the Spanish in the 16th century. It was mostly destroyed during World War II, but restored in the 1980s and now has the best remnants of the Spanish era. Manila also has several museums including the National Museum and the Museum of Arts and Sciences. The American Military Cemetery and Memorial has the largest number of WWII graves; more than 17,000 soldiers lie here. Marikina City Footwear Museum is in the shoemaking district of greater Manila. The museum has about 200 pairs of shoes that used to belong to former First Lady Imelda Marcos.
  • Cebu is where Ferdinand Magellan, the explorer, first planted the flag – and a large Christian cross – for Spain in 1521. The cross hangs in a small chapel beside the Basilica Minore del Santo Nino on Magallanes Street.

Popular regions to fly to in Philippines

Not sure where to visit in Philippines? Start by selecting one of the most popular places in Philippines below to filter down your possible destination.