Piso Fare is probably the most popular and most awaited airline promo in the Philippines. It is one of the most affordable to for tickets sold during this promo has a Base Fare of 1 Peso only, hence the name, Piso Fare or 1 Peso Fare.
What is Piso Fare?
Piso Fare is a type of airline promo or deal that is offered usually during special occasions. People get to book 1 peso tickets (Base Fare only) during the promo period.
Like most airline seat sale, travel period for Piso Fare promos are months ahead.
Piso Fare Promo
For the promo, passengers are offerd airplane tickets for only 1 peso for the Base Fare. How ever, passengers who booked these tickets still need to pay other airline fees and governement taxes. These other fees are as follows:
- Web Admin Fee or Ticketing Service Fee
- Fuel Surcharge
- Terminal Fee ( for domestic flights leaving NAIA and Mactan International Airport in Cebu)
- 12% VAT
- travel taxes when going abroad
Most airline companies offer Piso Fare promos for their Domestic and International routes or flights.
Most popular destinations for Piso Fare promos are top tourist destinations in the Philippines like in Manila, Cebu, Boracay, Palawan, Davao, Cagayan de Oro, Bohol, Ilocos, Bicol, Iloilo, Bacolod, Kalibo and many more.
With expensive tickets abraod, Piso Fare tickets to Hong Kong, Macau, Bangkok, Bali, Singapore, Siam reap, Brunei, Korea, Taiwan, Kuala Lumpur and Vietnam, are very much awaited.
Where to book Piso Fare promo tickets?
Cebu Pacific Air is the innovator of the Piso Fare promo. Piso Fare promos has been used by the company for many years now and became one of the most awaited seat sale deal for the said company.
With the success of the Piso Fare promo, many airline companies has adapted the promotion scheme and came up with their own version of the Piso Fare.
Some of the airline companies in the Philippines that offer Piso Fare promos are:
- Cebu Pacific Air
- Philippine Airlines
- PAL Express ( formerly Airphil Express)
- Air Asia Zest
- Tiger Air
How to Book Piso Fare tickets?
One of the many questions about the Piso fare promo is how to book or avail Piso Fare tickets
One of the best tips on how to purchase Piso Fare tickets is to book early and to book fast. As soon as you’ve received word on a certain Piso fare promo and it fits your plans or schedule, better book fast for surely these domestic or international tickets will sell like hotcakes.
Sample Piso Fare Promo Ticket with Final Price
The fastest way to book regular tickets and even promo tickets like Piso Fare tickets is booking online. Here is the beasic steps on how to book Piso Fare tickets online:
- Go to the airline’s booking website and select or tick option whether you are buying a single trip ticket or a round trip ticket,
- Select your point of origin and destination
- Select travel dates ( must be within the travel period of the promo)
- Select if the passenger is an Adult, a Child ( 2 to 11 years old), or an Infant (less than 2 years old)
- In some instances, airlines will require you to enter a promo code, but most of the time, codes are not necessary.
- Click the Search or the Find Flights button
From there, you can see if there are seats available for your chosen date and if there are still promo seats available.
If there are promo seats available, click it and continue booking. You need to fill up necessary data like the name of the passenger and contact details like home phone number, cell phone numbers and email address.
There are occasions that a certain destination or date has run out of promo tickets. If you’re travel dates are flexible, you may opt to use the Monthly View option to see which dates still has Piso Fare tickets.
Certain promos and airlines sometimes ask for Promo Codes. Read the promo details carefully about promotion codes whether they are needed or not.
Continue until you reach the other Options like Seat Selector, Check In Baggage Service, Insurance and others. You have the option whether to avail or not these services. Availing them can lead to extra charges.
Last step when booking a regular ticket or a promo ticket is the payment.
Most airline companies accept payments using various Credit Cards, Debit cards and ATM Cards.
For those who do not own such cards, you can still do online booking and choose the Over the Counter Options. Here, passengers will be given a ticket code and they need to pay for the ticket in various establishments like banks, LBC Branches, 7 Eleven Branches, Petron Stations, Bayad Centers and other.
Just keep in mind that different airline companies might have different payment centers and payment options.
When to Book Piso Fare tickets?
There are no sure way on predicitng when airline companies like Cebu Pacific Air, Phlippine Airlines and PAL Express offer Piso Fare tickets.
However, based on observation, many of these airlines offers Piso Fare promos and other affordable and cheap tickets during special holidays and company anniversary. Some of the most awaited events and Philippine holidays to watch Piso Fare promos include:
- New Year
- Valentine’s Day
- Holy Week, especially come Easter
- Araw ng Kagatingan
- May 1 or Labor Day
- Independence Day
- All Saint’s Day
- Bonifacio Day
- Rizal Day
- Other National Holidays and Festivals
But like we’ve said, there is no sure formula when the next Piso Fare promo will be announced, but it will help you a lot if you join us on our FB page so that you can get the latest alerts.
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