2GO Travel acquires new vessel, set to sail in Philippine waters this May

2GO Travel, the country’s largest premier sea travel provider, has acquired a vessel from Japan as part of its modernization plan to further improve its operations. 

The newly purchased ship will be part of 2GO’s fleet of 10 roll-on and roll-off passenger (ROPAX)and freighter vessels, sailing to 20 major ports of call, linking Manila to Visayas and Mindanao. 

The new vessel is set to sail its maiden voyage in the Philippine waters next month. 

“This new acquisition is part of our continuing efforts to upgrade our fleet, modernize our operations, and to provide a better passenger experience in sea travel,” Blessie Cruz, 2GO assistant vice president for Marketing said. 

“As destinations reopen its doors to local tourists, we are ready to bring Filipinos to their favorite Philippine islands,” he added. 

2GO Travel is offering discounted tickets as part of its pre-launch efforts starting today until May 3, 2021 for June 1 to December 15, 2021 voyages. 

Sail from Batangas to Caticlan and Roxasfor only P299 one-way with 50kg baggage allowance. Meanwhile, travel from Manila to Bacolod, Cebu, Coron, Iloilo, Dumaguete, and Puerto Princesa for as low as P399; whereas, routes from Manila to Butuan, Iligan, Ozamiz, Zamboanga, Cagayan De Oro are at P499.

Aside from expanding its fleet, 2GO Travel also activated more than twenty online and offline payment channels to support a safer and more convenient ticket booking experience for its passengers. 

2GO Travel is operating nonstop voyages to all ports of call amid the extended community quarantine. 

All passengers are required to wear personal protective equipment and to practice social distancing from check-in, boarding, and disembarkation. Frequent handwashing is also highly encouraged to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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