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A Day Tour in Cebu City

Cebu is an island in the Philippines located in the Central Visayas and surrounded by around 167 islets. But besides the beautiful islets, you can find on the island, the history and heritage are also rich here. We suggest you hire a car for an efficient day in covering the destinations in this Cebu city tours.

Here are the destinations you can go in the Cebu City:

Taoist Temple

The temple is a religious shrine and located at within the fancy Beverly Hills. Non-Taoist guest is allowed to enter the place but it’s not allowed to take any photos of their saints and altar. The view is stunning from the temple, you can see the huge Waterfront Hotel.

For San Pedro

If you’re looking for older parts of Cebu, you can go to Fort San Pedro. The fort is the oldest bastion in the country and it looks like a smaller version of Paco Park in Manila.

Magellan’s Cross

The Magellan’s Cross is the famous landmark where the Ferdinand Magellan the famous colonizer, planted the Christian cross. This cross signifies the important event about the propagation of the Catholic Church in Cebu. The original cross is now encased with Tindalo wood and put inside the small chapel called “kiosk.”  The Magellan’s cross located along Magallanes Street which is named in honor of Magellan.

Basilica Del Santo Niño

The church is considered to be the oldest religious structure in the entire Philippines which houses the image of Child Jesus and popularly known as the Santo Niño. It was built in the exact place where the image of the Holy Child Jesus found by Spanish Explorers in 1565. The image of Child Jesus is the baptismal symbol given to Raja Humabon and Queen Juana by Magellan in 1521. The church is located just right across Magellan’s Cross and its distance is just a few steps away.

Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House

One of the oldest ancestral house in Cebu, it was built between 1675 and 1700. The house was originally owned by a Chinese merchant named Don Juan Yap and his wife, Doña Maria Florido.

Tips on How to Save on Rent A Car Service

If you’re a frequent traveler on either business meetings or vacations, one of the most challenging in traveling is planning on how to go about and roam around the city. Most vacationers opt to hail a  cab service or use the hotel car rental services as an alternate transportation.  However, using the hotel car services can get extremely expensive and hailing a can cab be uncomfortable and inconvenient.

The best transport solution would be signing up for the rent a car service in cebu because it can be a lot cheaper and most importantly, it is comfortable and convenient. One of the more frustrating aspects on renting a car is that it can be expensive especially during peak seasons. With this in mind, we have pulled up some tips on making sure that you can save on your rental car services.


Tip #1 Rewards Loyalty Program


Most rent a car services company value their customer and they usually have loyalty cards and programs which is best for those who travels frequently. It is easy to sign up for it and it is usually free. You can also earn points on car mileage and the program also offers free upgrade. This could save a little bit more because instead of paying extra… You get more than your money’s worth.


Tip  #2 Pay in Advance


Most travel websites with rental car services, it allows you to pay in advance with the promise that you get a discount upwards to 20% or 30%. We also found some rent a car services in Cebu that allows you to have prepaid rental car services. Go ahead and search through the internet and get the best deal by making sure you get the best discount.


Tip #3 Frequent Flier and Partner Programs


In most cases, memberships on frequent flier programs are partnering with credit card companies to provide additional perks whenever you travel and use their rental car service. Some even waive additional service fees and usually earn mileage too. Look for the best car services with credit card partnership to earn more points.



Tip #4 Book in Advance


Book your rental car service in advance, Most rental services offer promotional sales when you  book in advance. Make sure to go and search for the best discounts and promotional packages when you book on your next vacation.


Before you book your rental car, take inventory of what you’ll actually be using the car for and consider it’s utility. How many miles do you anticipate putting into it? Visit the Oslob whale sharks and Sumilon Islands? Do you need any extra room for kids? Is there any reason you’ll need all that extra trunk space? Do you really need the sports car or premium SUV? Pick the car that suits your needs.