With Japan, Thailand, and South Korea making up the top five countries, it’s no surprise that Asia Pacific is the top region for travelers, with 70 percent of destinations they want to visit soon in the region.
Most Pinoys who ache to travel dream of Bangkok
Here are the other top destinations Filipinos want to visit this year, based on their Google searches
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No matter what season of the year it is, Filipinos are always up for a trip. As long as there’s a few days—or even weeks—off work or school, you know we’ll take the chance to fly off somewhere.
But if you’re still looking for inspiration on where to go next, Google Flights has got you covered with the most-searched destinations for the months of June to August 2023. Here are some places you may want to explore for your next few getaways:
Top 10 destinations on Google Flight Searches
- Tokyo, Japan
- Bangkok, Thailand
- Cebu 6. Hong Kong
- Seoul, South Korea
- Taipei, Taiwan
Best time to snag a dealA question that is often on everyone’s mind is: When’s the best time to book a flight? By looking at historical pricing data on Google Flights for trips departing from the Philippines, prices have usually been their lowest at around four to five and a half months before departure, with average prices bottoming out four and a half months before departure. Good news! There’s still time to find great deals on flights now.
Asia is a hot destinationNothing beats traveling in Asia, though, which is why our own region is still the top destination for most of us here. The top countries Filipinos are searching for on Google are Japan, Thailand, the US, the UK, and South Korea. The strong popularity of Japan is nothing but undeniable, appearing 22 times in the top 10 lists of countries we studied and topping seven of those!
With Japan, Thailand, and South Korea making up the top five countries, it’s no surprise that Asia Pacific is the top region for travelers, with 70 percent of destinations they want to visit soon in the region. Of this, a third are to Southeast Asia, with Bangkok emerging as the top city, followed by Bali and Singapore, a sign that travelers are looking forward to sunny beaches, vibrant cities, and amazing food.