Cebu City is the prime metropolis in Cebu island located in the Visayas region of the Philippines. The city is not just a financial center but also a tourist destination attracting local and foreign tourists. Due to its location in the Central Visayas region, Cebu is also transportation hub for high speed catamaran passenger transports and other shipping lines. International passengers can fly straight from abroad via the Mactan International Airport in the adjoining Mactan Island.
Connecting the islands of Cebu and Mactan are the Serging Osmeña Bridge and the Marcelo Fernan Bridge. You can ride a taxi from the airport to Cebu City with no problem, and the driver will take you to your destination in an efficient manner. However, the best way to get from the airport to the city is via a van rental airport transfer. Rental vans and other vehicles have more space, cleaner and are in better condition than taxis. Another reason is the way taxi drivers go through traffic. As a general rule, taxi drivers drive faster because they are going after a quota of number of rides and amount of fares. Airport transfer car drivers on the other hand are there to help the visitor get from the airport to the city, and any other destination along the way.
If you hire a rental van, the best way to get to the City is via a detour going in the opposite direction. Instead of taking the bridges, the visitor should go to the Lapu-Lapu Monument. Located at the monument site is what is called “sutokil”, it is a complex of fish market and local restaurants. “Sutokil” is a contraction of “sugba” or grilled, “tola” or soup, and “kilaw” served raw with vinegar and spices. You can buy the freshly caught fish and shellfish, and take it to one of the restaurants for them to cook. There are only three basic ways of cooking in this place: chargrilled; as a local sour soup called “sinigang”; or “kilaw” which is very much like ceviche. Just tell the driver that you want to eat, and he will take you to Sutokil, straight from the airport.
Having a good meal upon touchdown is almost a ritual in Cebu. Sutokil is unassuming, unpretentious and the cooks know how to cook seafood. After a hearty meal, you can get back to the work at hand, and the chauffeur will take you to your destination in Cebu City. Having a chauffeur-driven car to take you around the city can be a big savings of money, time and energy. Almost all of the drivers are fluent in English. You can ask them for some recommendations about places to go, and when to go there. For businessmen and other visitors, getting information about these details can be a big help.
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