Are you one of those who loves the idea of going on a vacation? I mean, who doesn’t like it anyways? Free from stress, just you and the beach.
Sounds perfect right? But how about going to one of the considered top destination places in the Philippines? Yes, there’s only one name that comes to mind—Palawan. But keep in mind that there are some things that needs to be well-thought-out first. Most especially before coming into the country’s Last Frontier. Might as well bear in mind the tips too. Why not, eh?
7 Palawan Travel Tips You Should Not Forget
Well first, you don’t want to get over packed and have an excess baggage prior to your vacation travel. For sure, as a tourist who will be visiting the place you will surely buy a lot of countless amount of things.
If you belong to those who enjoy spending a lot of money for pasalubong then go ahead. But buying souvenirs would not hurt anyways if that will make your stay more unforgettable. Lastly, you don’t want to have any problems packing your stuff again by the time comes that you already wanted to leave.
2.Keep an eye on your belongings
Not that I’m telling you that Palawan is not safe anymore but boy, the dark force is everywhere. You may not know when are they going to make their move or as to when exactly are they going to attack. But just to be sure, take care of your valuables.
We don’t want your dream vacation to turn into just a dream and to be replaced by a nightmare either ways. Do not also wear too much jewelries or an excessive display of your wealth. For that is definitely an eyecatcher for the thieves. Okay, you are rich. We got it. But if you really value your life, then might as well ponder also about your safety.
3.Keep your phones charged
It is now considered that one of the most important things in the 21st century are our mobile phones. What can I say? I mean, that may also be considered as one of the most helpful and wisest invention of the human race. Before, it can only be used for communication. Now you can also use mobile phones as your primary source of entertainment. That is because the social media like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are now introduced. Including selfies, right?
But then by the end of the day, you will still use your phone as your means of communication. You might want to keep your phones active so when you get lost or separated from your squad—which I hope will ever happen—you are able to get in touch with them. Given the fact that you are currently staying at the beautiful place of Palawan. Just make sure that you won’t ran out of credits!
4.Book your flights and settle your stay-in place early
Surely you don’t want to spend the night on the side of the road on your first day, right? Just because you forgot booking on a hotel or lodging house prior to your vacation. This is one important factor and should always be put on mind when travelling into a different place.
Well, as there are some places where you can just easily find a place to stay even you just arrive on the place, there are also a number of places where you need to settle your accommodation first earlier before you travel.
This should not be something that should be taken so lightly since you and your thing is at stake here. Booking can now be easily done online and there are a lot of options to choose from. Since we are the modern era. There are even some hotel accommodations who can fetch you with their service vehicle ever since you arrive from the airport. Isn’t it amazing?
5.If necessary, avoid peak season
We highly recommend this to most of the tourists. Those who are planning to go to Palawan most especially those who are first timers in the city.
One thing because the amount of people travelling and visiting the place skyrockets. There is hardly no place for them to stay especially for those who will just look for a place once they arrive.
The city/provincial tour will mostly become limited for a number of heads since there are only limited service vehicles that can be used. Also, it would be highly recommendable to visit Palawan when it is not the peak season so you will have more time to enjoy and stroll around the city. We just want to provide you the dream vacation that you have been longing for.
6.Loosen up, be friendly
What’s so good about visiting the place is that you have gained yourself a few friends there to grow your circle. Palaweňos are definitely the kind of people you would like to surround yourself with, surely. The people radiates cheerfulness and will not hesitate to assist you whenever you need help.
There is also a time before when I lost my wallet and I don’t have any money left to hail a cab so I can go home. There came a man—a good Samaritan—who provided me enough money so I can finally go home. I may not be able to remember him anymore but his help to me will be forever remembered.
There, I don’t actually say that the townspeople will give you money if you needed but hey, we are talking about your friendly neighborhood who are willing to help you if you ever needed.
7.Live boldly, Enjoy the place.
Well I guess there is nothing more important than to make sure that you will be enjoying your stay in Palawan. Remember that there are only a few people who are granted to spend their vacation in the said place so why not make the most out of it?
So there, Our Palawan travel tips are finally complete. So what are you waiting for? Put those sunglasses on and drag that suitcase. Let’s go to Palawan!