Davao - Essential Information
Davao International Airport
Flights arrive into Davao - Francisco Bangoy International Airport (DVO). Most flights arrive from other airports in the Philippines, but a growing number of international flights arrive from Asian cities like Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Seoul and also from Indonesia. The airport has a range of facilities, including ATM’s and telephones.
The best way to make the 20 minute or so journey into the centre of the city is by taxi. Metered and fixed rate taxis can be found outside the airport terminal. Expect to pay around P100-150 for the journey. Jeepney is also an option and the fare is around P15 per person.
Getting around in Davao is relatively straightforward although you can expect some interruptions if the weather is bad, for example torrential rain. Taxis can be seen everywhere – simply flag one down. The more adventurous forms of transport are the Jeepney, tricycle or pedicab but be sure to have some loose change to pay your driver.
There are several postal outlets across the city. One of the central post offices is located at:
Davao has a number of pharmacies, including several JOA Pharmacy outlets, Davao Shoppers’ Pharmacy and New Botica Conception. You find one of the JOA Pharmacy outlets at:
Country code: +63
Area code: 082
220 volts, A.C. 60 cycles. Most hotels have 110-volt outlets.