Air Asia has good news for folks planning on a trip to Cebu, as well as Cebu folks planning on out-of-town trips. You can avail of no less than 75 percent on your air fare to Cebu, which is timely for those wanting to experience colorful festivals in Cebu, like the Pintos Festival, held during the travel period of the promo.
Promo Duration and Scope
The Air Asia special offer has a booking period from January 6 to 19, 2014 and a travel period from June 1 to September 30, 2014. Book now for an exciting and memorable vacation in Cebu within the specified travel period. You have 5 months to save and prepare for a rewarding visit to the Queen City of the South with your family.
For folks living in Cebu and contemplating travel this year, why not avail of this 75 percent all-in-fare discount offer? The promo specifically includes domestic flights from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport to Cagayan de Oro, Puerto Princesa in Palawan, Davao, and Manila.
Domestic flights coming to Cebu include Davao [from Francisco Bangoy International Airport] to Cebu and Manila to Cebu.
International Flights to Cebu included in this promo are those coming from Seoul in Korea, and Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia.
Festivities During the Travel Period
Cebu has lots of vibrant festivities to offer visitors from June to September. One is the Pintos Festival in Bogo, Cebu on the 16th street dancing featuring the sangi or planting activity. And because the bountiful harvest, it is also a thanksgiving celebration.
Bonga Festival in Sibonga Cebu is the highlight festivity on the ninth of August. It is observed in honor of Our Lady of Pilar and Sta. Filomena, the town’s patroness. It features street dancing and a religious ritual, again as a thanksgiving celebration for the bountiful fruit harvest. Bonga means fruit.
The last Saturday of August is for the Siloy Festival in Alcoy, Cebu. It particularly promotes the enchanting Mag-Abo forest and the surrounding Black Shama or “Siloy” dotted with white sand beachfronts and impressive dive spots. Siloy is also a observed in honor of Alcoy’s patroness, Saint Rose of Lima.
Finally, in September, visitors to Cebu can witness the prolific Pitlagong Festival in Argao, Cebu. It is in honor of a broad spectrum of cultural values and includes faith, food, labor, livelihood, celebrations in general, and arts and crafts. Pitlagong is a tool for maintaining the rich quality of a local beverage called tuba.