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From Penisula Manila Hotel in Makati to Enchanted Kingdom?

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From Penisula Manila Hotel in Makati to Enchanted Kingdom?

Hi,

Me and my friends are going to the Philippines sometime during christmas,we've booked the Penisula Manila Hotel and planned to stay there for four days.I haven't been to manila before so I'm completely clueless.I am quite concern about our safety and what we could do in that area and how do we get to the theme park Enchanted Kingdom from Makati apart from using the shuttle bus service? and could we take a taxi from makati to the enchanted kingdom?.Three of us are still in our teenage years we didn't encounter any safety issue during our last visit to cebu and bohol,but I head that manila is a dangerous place,are we at huge risk at being kidnapped or robbed while visiting the makati and the metro manila area and what we could do to reduce the chance of being robbed or stay safe?It would be greatly appreciated if anyone could offer us help on how to get to enchanted kindgom from makati,what we could do in Manila as a tourist and some opinions on the safety issues,thank you so much.

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1. Re: From Penisula Manila Hotel in Makati to Enchanted Kingdom?

Arrange a local car service with a driver or ask your hotel to do it for you since it seems safety is more important than the price tag. Manila is not dangerous as long as you use your common sense like avoiding dark alleys at night.

Lots of Korean restaurants in Makati just in case you start to miss it. LOL!

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2. Re: From Penisula Manila Hotel in Makati to Enchanted Kingdom?

http://www.jbrentacar.com/contact_us.htm

http://www.nissanrentacar.com/contact.do

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3. Re: From Penisula Manila Hotel in Makati to Enchanted Kingdom?

Hi,

Your hotel is in Makati which is a very safe area -- you are not at a huge risk of being kidnapped or robbed. The biggest risk is that you will be overcharged by taxis, so either arrange for a hotel taxi (which is more expensive than metered ones) or ask a local how much a regular taxi would cost from your hotel to wherever you are going, so that you have an idea of what you should be charged.

The Peninsula is just a couple of blocks away from the Ayala Center which houses the Glorietta and Greenbelt Malls -- a huge complex of shops, departments stores, restaurants, bars, cinemas, etc. Am sure, since you're all young, you would enjoy this area a lot.

As for Enchanted Kingdom, their head office is also in Makati. would be good for you to call them and ask if they have shuttle buses from Makati to the park. Enjoy your trip =)

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4. Re: From Penisula Manila Hotel in Makati to Enchanted Kingdom?

www.enchantedkingdom.com.ph/plan.htm#ps

thats the Park schedule and it tell you how to reach it by their shuttle vehicle

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5. Re: From Penisula Manila Hotel in Makati to Enchanted Kingdom?

Thank you all so much for your valuable advices,it really helped:)

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6. Re: From Penisula Manila Hotel in Makati to Enchanted Kingdom?

one more question,apart from taking the shuttle bus to enchanted kingdom,could taking a taxi from makati to enchanted kingdom be possible?if not are there any other ways of transportation that we would be able to take apart from the shuttle bus?

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7. Re: From Penisula Manila Hotel in Makati to Enchanted Kingdom?

from Manila, taxi's do not normally travel to E.Kingdom - the reason being its far and return passenger is not guaranteed.

Therefore, your next option is to take the public transport. Here is one that may guide you.

exploremyphilippines.com/2008/02/enchanted-k…

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8. Re: From Penisula Manila Hotel in Makati to Enchanted Kingdom?

You might want to just hire a car for the day to take you there and bring you back to your hotel. A taxi may agree to drop you off at Enchanted Kingdom, but it would be hard for you to find a taxi from Enchanted Kingdom back to Makati. That area has few, if any taxis.

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