The Philippines is one of the famous holiday destinations among the tourist. One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Philippines is the City of Bacolod. A highly urbanized city and one of the most populated cities in Western Visayas, the city is also called "the City of Smiles" due to the local's friendliness. The city is also famous for its MassKara Festival which is usually held during the third week of October. The city was also nominated as "One of The Best Place to Live in the Philippines" by the MoneySense Magazine in 2013.
The climate in Bacolod is tropical year-round with an average temperature of 29-35 degrees Celsius. Bacolod or the Philippines has only two seasons, which is wet and dry seasons where rainfall can be heavy during the wet or monsoon season and humidity during the hotter months can be high. The best time to visit Bacolod would be between December to February when the weather is warmer with occasional showers. During this season, the sun shines bright, resulting in clear skies with the winds blow gently suitable for outdoor activities. The off-peak season is between July to September where the climate during that season is unpredictable and typhoons can sometimes occur anytime. It is advisable for visitors to check the weather reports before going to this town. During this season you will find better flight tickets and hotel deals.
Bancasi Airport – The Bancasi Airport is an airport that served the city of Butuan and its surrounding region. It is also known as “Tugpahanan sa Bancasi” or “Tugpahanan hong Bancasi” in the local tongue. The airport is located in the province of Agusan del Norte where it is the only airport and coincidentally, the largest airport in Caraga. The airlines that operate in this airport are Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines. Bancasi Airport has various shops and food stalls for you to visit while waiting for your plane to arrive or depart. For your convenience, it is easy to go in and out of the airport due to many types of transportation available in Bancasi Airport for visitors.
Bacolod–Silay International Airport – The Bacolod-Silay International Airport is an international airport that connects the city of Bacolod with the world at large. The airport is located 15 kilometers northeast of Bacolod and it is the main airport that serves Metro Bacolod in the Negros Island Region in Philippine. It is the busiest international airport in Negros Island with Dumaguete Airport being the second busiest airport. The airlines that operate in this airport are Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines. The airport has one mega passenger terminal consist of three different levels with each level serves the different function of the airport. The Bacolod-Silay International Airport has various shops and food stalls for you to visit while waiting for your plane to arrive or depart. For your convenience, it is easy to go in and out of the airport due to many types of transportation available in Bacolod-Silay International Airport for visitors.
Bacolod’s climate is under the hot sun for most of the time. Usually, it will be warm and sunny throughout the years with little rains except for the typhoon season which the weather can be unpredictable with heavy rains and thunderstorms. The average maximum temperature in Bacolod is around 27 to 33 degree Celsius, while the average minimum is to 20 and 24 degree Celsius. The month of December to February will be the peak season for tourism due to warm and pleasant climate compared to the rest of the year. If you plan to visit Bacolod during this season, it is advised to make sure that you booked your flight and hotel as early as possible for fear of both of these amenities filled up quickly due to heavy demand.