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2GO elevates local sea travel with onboard upgrades

Published Oct 30, 2023 3:30 pm

2GO, the Philippines' largest sea travel transportation solutions provider and a subsidiary of SM Investments Corporation, unveils its sea travel movement, #ShipNatinTo.

With a commitment to enhancing passenger experience at sea, 2GO brings an array of upgrades and initiatives that continue to elevate sea travel.

New offerings, experiences

2GO introduces Café 2GO, an onboard café available on all ships that offer signature coffee blends. It merges the charm of a traditional café with the tranquility of the open sea and features an extensive menu of snacks, including sandwiches, pasta dishes, and breakfast meals to complement your favorite brew.

Café 2GO opens in 2GO ships with freshly brewed original coffee blends.

Pasalubong favorites like Goldilocks and Brownies Unlimited are also available.

Watsons sets sail

Starting October, Watsons items will be available on all 2GO ships. This addition ensures passengers can purchase their travel essentials, skincare needs, as well as over-the-counter medicines, as they journey towards their destinations.

With Watsons now joining the 2GO retail roster alongside Kultura and Miniso, passengers can expect a delightful shopping experience while onboard.

Watsons joins 2GO on its journey to elevating sea 
More frequent sea journeys

This October, 2GO is making travel from Manila to Puerto Princesa and Coron more convenient with a revamped weekend schedule, offering Friday afternoon departures from Manila and Monday morning returns. This provides an opportunity for weekend getaways to and from these beautiful destinations.

2GO is also introducing passenger callouts from Batangas to Tagbilaran, Cagayan, Cebu, and Butuan, along with nine voyages a week to Caticlan, opening opportunities for travelers from Southern Luzon.

There are now more scheduled routes from Cebu and Cagayan de Oro, traveling four trips per week and connecting these cities to Manila.

Sama-sama sa saya with MV 2GO Maligaya

Returning to sea this month, MV 2GO Maligaya boasts significant upgrades designed to accommodate more passengers and take them to exciting destinations across the Philippines. With an additional passenger capacity of 200, MV 2GO Maligaya is poised to bring more travelers on memorable journeys.

“2GO guides passengers to a gateway of incredible adventures and cherished memories. Our commitment lies in enhancing the sea travel experience, enjoying more of our world-class Philippine destinations, and crafting memorable moments with our loved ones,” shares Blessie Cruz, 2GO senior AVP/marketing head.

Elevated sea travel

To celebrate the launch of #ShipNatinTo, 2GO announces its latest sea sale from Oct. 30 to Nov. 3 for as low as P110, inclusive of a 50-kilo baggage allowance.

Travel from Nov. 15 onwards and experience 2GO Travel’s elevated sea travel from Manila to Bacolod, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Coron, Dipolog, Dumaguete, Iloilo, Puerto Princesa, Ozamiz, Tagbilaran, and Zamboanga and vv. Or travel within VisMin from Cebu to Cagayan de Oro, Butuan, and Ozamiz.

To start traveling, 2GO tickets are available online through the 2GO App or at 2GO tickets are also available at 2GO retail outlets, SM Business Centers, any of the 2,000 authorized agents nationwide, or call (02) 8528-7000.

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Editor’s Note: This article was provided by 2GO Travel.