Photo Courtesy : Uber Bus Express
Influx of passengers in Ninoy Aquino International Airport both arrival and departure are increasing or in other words continue to rise, and the safe, reliable and budget-friendly transportation seem could hardly be sustained. Due to this demand, of about 36.70 million passengers transited through NAIA (figures from Manila International Airport Authority-MIAA), according to CNNPhilippines.Though the MIAA has allowed the Transport Network Vehicle Service (TNVS), like UBER and GRAB to operate in this Airport, and other public transportation such as Taxis and other means, still the demand could not cope up with the bulk of passengers that resulted to long line up.
To get out from the hassles in finding available transportation in Ninoy Aquino International Airport, here are the suggested options in choosing airport transportation;
Launched last February 2016, the premium Airport Bus Service called UBE Express (Air 21) operates 42 buses ferrying passengers to and from NAIA. This is a project of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB).
2. Grab Taxi
Grabtaxi is a taxi booking app in the Philippines that enables users to book a taxi from their smart phone. That means no more queuing at taxi stands in the mall or trying to flag one down on the road, simply open the Grab taxi app on your phone and it will automatically show your exact location, enter your desired destination and it will give you an estimate of your taxi fare and show you all of the available taxis available around you, then book your taxi and within minutes you’ll be picked up and taken to your destination. Check out our Grabtaxi Promo codes and discount vouchers below to enjoy savings on your next trip.
3. Metered Taxi
Photo Courtesy : Manila International Airport Authority
Regular metered taxis, as described by CNNPhilippines, is now allowed to pick up passengers in NAIA. Just this July of 2016, after President Duterte has assumed office, these metered taxis were allowed to enter the pick-up point of NAIA.
MIAA General Manager Ed Monreal said that it is first time in decades that regular taxis have been given 24/7 permission to take arriving passengers. One friendly reminder, advice immediately the taxi driver to use the meter and do not engage on a contract ride agreement, you might pay as high as P1,000 for a short distance only.
4. Airport Buses - Victory Liner
It was started last October 9, 2015 An HM TRANSPORT shuttle bus were already available from their Pasay terminal to take you to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Fare P20. (Image source : Victory Liner Facebook Account.