Subic International Hotel Corporation is situated at the Central Business District of Subic Bay Freeport Zone. It is just about a few minutes away from the Subic International Airport and even much closer to the Alava Pier. 45 minutes land trip from Clark International Airport, 5 ½ hours land trip from Baguio, 2 hours land trip from Manila via SCTEX, 3 hours land trip from Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
From Manila take the North Luzon Expressway all the way to SCTEX Exit, passing through Clark Pampanga, Dinalupihan Bataan to TIpo Road entering Subic Bay Freeport Zone.
Old Route: From Manila take the North Luzon Expressway all the way to San Fernando Exit, passing through Bacolor, Guagua, Lubao, Dinalupihan to TIpo Road entering Subic Bay Freeport Zone.
Air – Conditioned Bus
Victory Liner Buses leave every 30 minutes from its spacious well – facilitated terminals in Pasay City, España, Cubao and Caloocan, vis – a – vis to Rizal Avenue, Olongapo City. Now also with scheduled trips to Subic via SCTEX. Bus trips also serviced by Saulog Transit.
Rent A Car or Taxi Service
Take the same route as above.
Subic At a Glance
Created under Philippine Republic Act No. 7227, Subic Bay Freeport Zone is the country’s first Freeport. This former US base is now managed by the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority. Subic Bay is one of the key flagship projects of the Philippine government in Central Luzon towards economic development. It has become a self-sustaining hub for commerce & investment, infrastructure, maritime & transshipment activities and tourism destination in Asia Pacific. Here in Subic, people are more disciplined as compared elsewhere in the Philippines. Traffic rules are strictly implemented such as wearing of seat belts or first stop first to go. Law enforcers are given high regard as well.
|Language||Filipino, English is also widely spoken.|
|Time Zone||GMT + 8 hours|
|Plug Type||Flat blade plug|
|Voltage||110 / 220 watts|
|Mobile Phone||GSM 900 / 1800|
|Currency||The Philippine Peso (PHP) is the country’s national currency, which is composed of 100 centavos. Coins come in denominations of 5, 10 and 25 centavos, 1, 5 and 10 pesos; and 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 notes. (xe.com)|
Most establishments in Subic Bay Freeport Zone are tax exempted. 1o% service charge is usually added to hotel and restaurant bills.
Bank Hours 9 am to 3 pm, Monday through Friday
Office Hours 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday
Shop Hours Duty free shops are open 10 am to 7 pm daily.
Safety & Security
Monitored movement at all SBMA gates through 24-hours Close Circuit TV. Emergency Hotline for Fire, Medical & Rescue Operation. Just dial 911.
Most foreign visitors do not need visas for stays of less than 21 days. Three-month visas can be obtained in advance and cost around USD 35. For more detailed information on visa requirements, please visit the Republic of the Philippines Web site at www.immigration.gov.ph.