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Cheap flights to Palau

Cheap flights to Palau

Highlights of Palau

The Republic of Palau is located in the Pacific Ocean, and includes the islands of Anguar, Babeldaob, Koror, and Peleliu. The major attractions to Palau are the rock islands, and the island of Anguar. There are over 180 mushroom shaped islands that are a great attraction for divers. The marine life is dazzling and the waters are very refreshing. Anguar, an island in the southern part of the Palau chain, has only about 200 inhabitants and one small village. On the northern edge of the village there is an old Japanese lighthouse on a hill that provides beautiful view to reward those who take the trouble to climb it.

Getting to Palau

You can travel to Koror, the capital of Palau, by water, arriving at Malakal Harbor, but this is an expensive and slow way to travel. The cheapest way to is to fly straight to Angaur, Peleliu, Manila, or Guam because of the availability of regular airport services.

Airports

The main airport is Roman Tmetuchl International Airport (IATA: ROR, ICAO: PTRO) near Koror (6 miles) and Airai cities. Other airports in Palau are Angaur Air Strip and Peleliu Air field.

Airlines

As a way of meeting the demands for cheap flights to Palau, several airlines have dedicated routes, including Belau Air, Continental Airlines, China Airlines, and Korean Air. Asiana Airlines, based in Seoul, South Korea, provides excellent service, as indicated by five-star rating by Skytrax. As a member of the Star Alliance, it has not relented in its daily flight operations of over 500 departures, operating 13 domestic, 81 international passenger routes and 20 Cargo routes. Continental Airlines, based in the US, offers the International Economy Class with free meals, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages.

Other Money-Saving Tips

Although it is not difficult to obtain cheap flights to Palau, a little extra effort will save you even more. Book at least 21 days in advance if possible, and book directly on the airlines website. Arrive and depart in the middle of the week for the very best fares. Avoid visiting Palau during holidays for the lowest fares and related expenses. Independence Day (October 1) and the springtime festival season draws more tourists and the costs are always higher during these times.

In Closing

Palau is beautiful, not densely populated, and has a diverse culture. It is easy to communicate with most of the people in English, and they treat tourists very well. There is a mix of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, and it is a stable and pleasant place for an interesting family vacation.

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