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Boracay Holy Week promos are hard to come by since it's peak season when cheap Boracay accommodations become a thing of the past and cheap flights to Boracay are virtually non-existent.
But here comes another promo of Negros Navigation for people with time on their hands and less money to burn and thus can take the ferry to Boracay:
Manila to Boracay (direct trip)
Selling period: Match 19 - 21, 2010 Travel Period: March 28 to May 11, 2010
Promo Ferry Fare: Manila to Caticlan: P877.00 Bacolod to Caticlan: P477.00
Note: Holy week 2010 is from March 28 (Palm Sunday) to April 4, 2010 (Easter Sunday).
This type of promo is for those people with less moolah but lots of time and probably those with tons of excess baggage.
For ticket reservations and bookings, try to call Negros Navigation contact number +63.2.554.8777 or visit them online at their official website.
--- as always, this ain't a paid post, just another public service announcement for people looking for cheap Bacolod to Boracay Ferry or affordable Manila to Boracay Ferry for Holy Week 2010 or the rest of the hot summer beach escapade.
my mom took NN from Bacolod to Manila last week because she had too many pasalubong that the airline won't allow.:p unfortunately, NN didn't inform the passengers that they're passing Iloilo to pick up more passengers. Their arrival in Manila was delayed for 10 hours. yes, 10 hours. half of the diwal my mom packed in ice was "dead". she said the cabin smelled of rotten seafoods, and some passengers ran out of money to buy food because everything on board was so expensive. i wish NN would improve their customer service.
hi Luna, too bad. that is the usual practice of ferries here to pass by other ports but 10 hours is too much. i've taken the ferries here for only a couple of times, probably 2x only for overnight trips, the first a Manila to Kalibo and the second was a Cebu to Cagayan de oro 9CDO) of cebu ferries. besides that, others were just short trips. thanks for the feedback