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Manila is a city of contrasts. A place where new technology interweaves centuries-old tradition. Where the jagged high-rise skyline overlooks bustling streets that overflow with a friendly sense of community. Navigate a city of colour and culture, with the help of our travel guide.

Reasons to fly Qantas

Food and drinks

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine.  

Baggage included

Pack more into your trip with checked and carry-on baggage included in every fare.

Inflight entertainment

Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight, including TV and films.

Frequent Flyer program

Qantas Frequent Flyers can earn and use Qantas Points in Australia and around the world and can earn Status Credits on eligible flights.

Places to stay

Manila’s densely populated CBD has an abundance of accommodation to suit every taste and budget. There’s the historic Manila Hotel, the stay of choice for icons like the Beatles and John F. Kennedy. Or, if you’re in the mood to indulge, the luxe Makati Shangri-La is a chandelier trimmed, 699-roomed hotel that dreams are made of.

For those travelling with a backpack, there are budget hotels scattered throughout the city with basic rooms and free Wi-Fi.

Things to do

Manila is a city of colour, luxury, flavour and art. Join a tour of the Carlos Celdran through Intramuros and discover the heart of the city, or take a reflective stroll through the American Cemetery on McKinley Road, the largest cemetery for US personnel killed in WWII. Sample some of the best street food in Asia at the Roxas Boulevard, then dance the night away in Fort Bonifacio.


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Disclaimer: ^ Qantas Frequent Flyer members will earn 3 Qantas Points per A$1 value unless otherwise specified, for hotel stays booked through, except Classic Hotel Rewards and Airbnb bookings. Points Club members will earn 25% more Qantas Points, and Points Club Plus members will earn 50% more Qantas Points. Qantas Points will be credited to your account at least 8 weeks after check-out. Qantas Points may be earned by the member in whose name the booking is made. Members will not be able to earn points on additional charges paid to the accommodation provider for extras (including cots, breakfasts and other incidentals) on check-in or check-out (as applicable).  

Disclaimer: ~ Qantas activities are provided by Viator. Conditions apply.

Disclaimer: ++ Status Credits are earned on eligible Qantas, Jetstar, oneworld® member and oneworld connect® airlines only - see the Airline Earning Tables and Qantas Frequent Flyer program Terms and Conditions for details. Status Credits may not be earned on some fare types and booking classes. 

Disclaimer:  Meals, beverages, entertainment offerings vary between flight times.

Disclaimer: ± Inflight entertainment varies by route and aircraft.

Disclaimer: #You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions.