Waiting for boarding and doing nothing is a waste of time! The new Mactan International Airport has great things to offer while you wait!
They opened last July 1, 2018
It has a very sophisticated design structure. The team designers really did a good job.
glass façade of the airport welcomes the passengers.
As you enter the airport, you can see an arch that stretches through the entire length of the building.
It is glued-laminated timber from Austria, from the company Rubner Holzbau.
The departure counters are lined up. When you look down to their floor you can see a sand-like design with crushed mother of pearl. A unique and exquisite design.
Their information desks are also called lighted lanterns. It is made out of weaved rattan design.
If you happen to travel international, after your check-in, you must pay a terminal fee of PHP 850. The booth is located beside the airport’s clinic.
The interesting part of the building is the airport’s comfort room. You can see a moss wall.
They are real plants from Italy.
The doors are made locally from Mahogany. From their Comfort room alone, you can say that it is “instagrammable.” The airport’s clinic is located at the departure area.
One doctor and two nurses are always available for consultations. There is a fee of PHP 300. You will also be given a medical certificate.
When you enter the boarding gates, you can see a lot of shops like restaurants, souvenir shops, the lounges etc.
For the mode of payment, they accept cash (Peso and dollars), credit cards and WeChat pay.
Here are the food shops you can find at the gates:
Asian Kitchen: Vietnamese, Thai, Malay
Cabin: Liquor bar
Coffee Bean Tea & Leaf
There are two lounges that are located at the level 1 of the building.
The Plaza premium
lounge and the Mabuhay lounge.
For the meantime, the Mabuhay lounge is under renovation. The Plaza Premium lounge has a fee of PHP 1,600.
Inside you can indulge in their delicious buffet, bar, sleep in their relaxing couches and there is also a kiddie room for the kids to play.
All in all, you can relax, dine and rest while you wait for boarding.
The airport has the biggest Duty Free so far from all the branches in the Philippines.
It has a section for cigarettes, wine and spirits, jewelries, confectionery, perfumes and cosmetics.
You can also see a shop called Momento. It is a souvenir shop offering local brands and delicacies.
Beside the souvenir shop is a bookstore where you can buy fiction and non-fiction books.
If you want to relax and want a massage before you depart, there is The Spa at Cebu. The price for a 30-minute massage is 620 PHP.
At the arrival area, you should be interested in the carts because have cute and humorous captions.
You can also see a restaurant outside called Camden food Co. - “Food that’s good to go.”
Overall, the new airport terminal is spacious and has a relaxing atmosphere. The staffs are very friendly and can accommodate the travelers instantly.
The airport is still making some additional beautifications to add more pleasure to the travelers.
Let us love and promote the new Mactan International Airport Terminal 2 for more success to their service!