Manila forwarders / Travelph.com move toA bigger and secure
By: Manny Paez
Manila Forwarders, the leader in balikbayan
box technology, moved its command center to a new location
at 4249 Eagle Rock Blvd, Los Angeles, CA USA 90065.
Its sister company, Manila Forwarders Travel and Tours, TravelPh.Com
and Travel Phil, Inc will also be holding office at the same
The new location is equipped with the most advanced material
handling resources and security equipment to ensure safe handling
and efficient processing of your balikbayan boxes, jumbo boxes,
furniture, vehicles, as well as other shipments you would
ship through Manila Forwarders.
All of Manila Forwarders jumbo boxes and balikbayan boxes
are sealed in front of the customers to ensure the companys
track record of zero pilferage. Upon arrival at the warehouse,
all boxes bound to Visayas and Mindanao together with internet
boxes mailed through UPS or FedEx from all over the nation
are wrapped with industrial strength plastic. All boxes are
strapped with durable strapping materials to further protect
Package information is then entered into the companys computerized
database for easy monitoring and package tracking. Manila
Forwarders also offers a new way to track each balikbayan
box. Just log-on to www.manilaforwarder.com and click on the
package tracking icon.
Manila Forwarders maintains regular shipments of its own container
to ensure security and fast shipping time to the Philippines.
Each container is insured with the reliable Marsh insurance
group aside from the insurance bond maintained by the company
through the Federal Maritime Commission. This system ensures
the protection of Manila Forwarders clients.
Manila Forwarders also offers air cargo shipment to the Philippines.
Air cargo shipment takes less than a week to Metro-Manila.
Have your Christmas gift picked-up on or before December 20,
2003 and youre assured your package will be in the there
on or before Christmas. Please ask for Air Cargo services.
Aside from freight forwarding services, Manila Forwarders
is a full service travel agency. Manila Forwarders Travel
and Tours is also known as TRAVELPH.COM in the internet. It
also have a Philippine office, Travel Philippines, Inc to
provide global support to our US and Philippine Travelers.
This also allows our client to have support in case they would
need something while they are in the Philippines. The website
features live chat that rotates both in the US and their Philippine
office. Just log on to www.travelph.com and click on the live
chat icon and an on-line customer service representative will
gladly assist you with your travel needs.
is the most convenient, accurate and direct way for you to book
your itinerary on-line. Having a Philippine office also allows
the company to offer services and rates that is not available
in the US.
Manila Forwarders Travel and Tours also offers FREE 2 days and
1 night trip to all our clients who would like to visit and
look at investment properties in the fast growing Southern Tagalog
Region. A visit at the exclusive The Farm, San Benito Resort
in Batangas can also be arranged in conjunction with the trip
for a reasonable cost.
The Farm, San Benito is an exclusive nature resort hidden in
Lipa City, Batangas that offers wholistic spa package offers
a lot of mystic and romance.
Since Manila Forwarders | TravelPH maintains Philippine offices
and is very active in global promotion of Philippine tourism,
It is now wiser and cheaper to have Philippine vacation planned
and booked via TravelPH.Com prior to arriving there since this
would allow the passenger to avail of the special discounts
limited only to US bookings. This would also eliminate the hassle
of looking for an available room or resort if one waits until
they arrive there. Aside from that, this would avoid ending
up in places that one would not enjoy or ending up in rickety
hotels or resorts.
Manila Forwarders ensures that the vacation package is tailor
made to the clients. The company conducts ocular inspection
of the hotels and resorts that the company offers to ensure
quality, suitability, and security of each passenger. The
company also maintains a daily liaison with the Travel Sellers
to ensure that we offer up to date information.
With this special arrangement with Philippine Airlines and
other carriers, one may have a grand Philippine vacation for
around two thousand dollars with still a lot of extra change
for pocket money for a splendid two week vacation. Philippine
Airlines is the only provider of direct flight to the Philippines
from the USA. TravelPH together with the Association of Filipino
Travel Agents (AFTA) was also instrumental in obtaining a
direct flight to Laoag City from USA and Hawaii that started
December, 1, 2003.
There are a lot of destination packages to choose from and
they are all posted at http://www.travelph.com. Special packages
are also available like city tour, golf tour, diving tour,
shopping tour, family visit tour. The packages cater to high
end packages to budgeted packages. Special trips like weddings,
convention, and others can also be arranged.
Manila Forwarders Travel and Tours/ TRAVELPH.COM offers packages
like a 2 night-stay in major hotels and get one night FREE
of charge. Clients can choose from a wide variety of hotel
listings such as Shangri-la Makati, Manila Peninsula, Dusit,
New World Hotel, The Richmonde Hotel, Balikbayan Family Suites
and a lot more. This bargain is only available if booked in
One of the companys best seller is the Boracay Package. Located
in the Panay Island in the province of Aklan, Boracay is a
Mecca for balikbayans where one could bring the whole family
and would not run out of activities. In Boracay and other
places in the Philippines, the company can provide your own
tour guide and personally arrange all your needs like snorkeling,
island hopping, banana boat ride, wind surfing, skiing, para
sailing, and scuba diving.
The company also has a network of Tour and Resort Operators
to ensure that one would have the best package available in
terms of quality and rates.
A typical Manila Forwarder / TRAVELPH.COM package includes
welcome party at the new Philippine Airport and then shuttled
via first class air-conditioned coach to ones choice of hotel.
One of the most popular choices of billeting is Net world
Hotel in Roxas Blvd, Pasay City. At the Net World hotel, the
family can enjoy a FREE spa and sauna to relax the tired muscle
from the flight. After the spa, one can go on a day trip to
Intramuros to visit the historic Fort Santiago, San Agustin
Church, and the WOW Philippines daily party and shows.
Philippine Address TRAVELPH.COM / Travel Phil, Inc. Suite
777 The Island Plaza Salcedo 105 Leviste Street, Salcedo Village
Makati City, Philippines 1227
The next day, Manila Forwarder / TRAVELPH.COM guest will go
back to the airport to fly to Kalibo, Aklan and transfer to
the new Caticlan Ferry Terminal via air conditioned bus. Also
available is a direct flight from Manila to Caticlan via SEAIRE
or a direct ferry ride from Manila to Caticlan.
Upon arrival in Caticlan, ferry boats from chosen hotel will
be waiting at the pier. A Boracay-based tour guide or dive
master will be available to arrange an ocean adventure experience
that only happens in Boracay.
Manila Forwarders offers billeting to Lorenzos, Willys,
and Fridays and among others. Spa Resorts are also available
at Surf Side Resort. The company also offers cottage accommodations
for as low as ten dollars a day on regular season.
Another popular Philippine Tourist Destination is Bohol Province.
Located in the central part of the Philippines, the province
is just a one hour boat ride to Cebu or Leyte. Or a One hour
or so plane ride from Manila. The oval shaped island boast
of 654 kilometers of coast line with 73 islets including the
popular beach of Panglao Island, whale and dolphin spots of
Pamilican Islands, and one of the worlds best diving spots
of Balicasag, Danajon Reef, or the Cabilao Island.
Bohol has a mountainous interior which is home to popular
tourist destinations like Chocolate Hills, Loboc River Cruise,
among others. It is also the home of the worlds smallest
primate, the tarsiers.
Under the present leadership of Gov. Enrico Aumentado, Bohol
Province is the recipient of Department of Tourism & Philippine
Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA) Award as the Number 1
Tourists Destination in the Philippines. The Governor also
received The Visionary Leadership on Tourism Award given by
Network of Independent Travel Agencies (NITAS).
For honeymooners, Manila Forwarders / TRAVELPH.COMs best
seller is Club Noah Isabelle in Palawan. An hour and a few
minutes from Manila Domestic airport via chartered SEAIRE,
Club Noah is for designed for those who crave for romanticism.
Upon morning arrival at Sandoval Airport, the guest will receive
a professional briefing from Club Noah Isabelle staff. It
will be followed by a 15 minute safari like jeepney ride followed
by a 30 minute boat ride that would remind one of the Amazon
River including the sights of monkeys and other wildlife.
Then, it will be followed by a speed boat ride that would
finally bring the guest to the secluded paradise, Club Noah
A welcome entourage will greet the guest upon arrival at the
resort followed by briefing by individually assigned activity
coordinator. All the food and activities are included in the
tariff and tipping is not allowed.
The resort offers snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, island
hopping, cave exploration, fishing, island picnics, nightly
shows, massage, baby sitting, swimming pool and Jacuzzi and
special dinners in a remote chosen cave exclusively for the
Whichever is ones choice, all of these are available at rates
that are almost unbelievable but true. This was made possible
by the close coordination of the Philippine Department of
Tourism, Philippine Airlines and other Airline Carriers, Tour
and Resort Operators, Association of Filipino Travel Agents,
and Manila Forwarders Travel and Tours / TRAVELPH.COM.
Manila Forwarders Travel and Tours and TRAVELPH.COM are staffed
with Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI)
certified divers to professionally assist you with your choice
of under water activities.
Manila Forwarders have special arrangements with Philippine
dive shops for first time divers to advanced divers. One can
experience a discovery dive for as low as fifty dollars to
an open water diver certification for as low as three hundred
dollars. More added bonus is also available based on the season
and the number of divers.
Why think of other things to do with your tax refunds? Go
visit the Philippines and have a grand vacation. This would
also help the Philippine economy. Call Manila Forwarders now
at 1-800-210-1019 and experience the ocean adventure vacation
package in Boracay. For further inquiries or booking requests
log-on to our website at www.travelph.com.
Aside from balikbayan boxes and tour packages, Manila Forwarders
have added new services to the company.
Manila Forwarders is a licensed and authorized dealer of TFC
or the Filipino Channel. The company is staffed with certified
TFC installers and customer support. Be updated with all the
local news and showbiz gossips with the Filipino Cable channel.
Watch you favorite noontime shows and local artists 24 hours
a day, seven days a week.
Manila Forwarders also offers cellular services of Smart and
Globe Philippines here in the USA. These wireless services
will allow your loved ones and friends in the Philippines
to send text messages here in the USA for only one peso. And
the people here in the USA can send text messages to the Philippines
for free on some Cingular or T-Mobile calling plans. The company
also offers prepaid cell phones.
Manila Forwarders, through its sister company Web Image International,
also offers graphics and web design services. It is manned
by US and Philippine talents. The company offers various designs
from basic to dynamic web sites. Visit their website at http://www.web-imageinternational.com.
Another sister company of Manila Forwarders is the on-line
Manila Magazine. It offers the latest trend and issues for
Filipinos in the USA. Visit their website at http://www.manilamagazine.com.
As a way of thanking the Smart Pinoy community, Manila Forwarders
offers the suki card. The suki card offer customers the
mileage program from Manila Forwarders. For every box sent
to the Philippines, agents will stamp the corresponding suki
card together with the invoice number and date of pick-up.
Once the suki card has been filled-up, loyal customers are
entitled to a free box shipment anywhere in the Philippines.
Manila Forwarders also offers affiliate program all over the
nation. Interested entrepreneurs may contact the company directly
and look for Miss Roselle Arbulante or Manny Paez.
Starting next week, Manila Forwarders will be staffed 24 hours
a day, 7 days a week to provide round the clock customer support.
The company is staffed with Ilocano, Kapampangan, Visayan,
Tagalog, Spanish and English speaking team member.
Manila Forwarders also added more telephone lines to handle
the growing number of calls: (323) 478-1599, (323) 478-8321,
(323) 478-8353, (323) 478-8359, ( 323) 478-9740, ( 323) 478-1048,
(323) 478-1146 and fax ( 323) 478-1165.
One may also send e-mail at [email protected] For
more information about Manila Forwarders, please log on to
www.manilaforwarder.com or call us at 1-800-210-1019.
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