DISTANCES FROM CITY OF BALANGA:
DESTINATION KMS DESTINATION KMS
Angeles city, Pampanga 74 Manila 124
Antipolo City, Rizal 153 Palayan, Nueva Ecija 234
Nueva Ecija 106 Olongapo/ Subic 48
Iba, Zambales 132 San Fernando, Pampanga 57
Malolos, Bulacan 79 Tarlac, Tarlac 116
MUNICIPAL DISTANCE FROM BALANGA
The province has an extensive coastline with 11 municipalities having marine boarders; there are about 14 tertiary parts, 2 of which are classified as national ports namely Port of Mariveles and Port of Orion.
By sea via ferry from the CCP Terminal in Roxas Blvd, Manila to the Diosdado Macapagal Ferry Terminal in Orion, 22.5 nautical miles or a convenient 45-minute trip will lead commuters to the bustling Orion port. For an affordable fee, one will be able to escape the traffic jam of land travel and feel the refreshing sea breeze and the splendor of Manila Bay.
OCEAN JET FAST
SCHEDULE OF TRIPS
MANILA-ORION ORION TO MANILA
6:00 AM 7:30 AM
9:00 AM 11:00 AM
4:00 PM 5:30 PM
One could reach Bataan in just a few minutes by air, having several private helipads in the province. There are also two international airports at both ends of the province: the world-class Clark International Airport and the equally recognized Subic Bay International Airport. Both offer facilities that can easily accommodate 25 million passengers annually from the international and domestic market.
CLIMATE. Tropical, hot and humid. Temperatures average 25 – 30 °C with heavy rainfall from June to September.
CLOTHING. Smart casual and light are recommended. An umbrella and a raincoat are musts during the rainy season. On formal occasions, diner jacket and tie or the Philippine Barong Tagalog may be worn.
LANGUAGE/DIALECT. English, Pampango, Ilokano with Tagalog as the lingua franca.
TIPPING. Tipping is expected for many services. The standard practice is 10% of the total bill. Tipping is optional on bills that already include a 10% service charge.