Manila International Airport: How to get a Coupon Taxi
The Manila International Airport (officially known as the Ninoy Aquino International Airport or NAIA) has 4 terminals:
1. NAIA Terminal 1: the main international airport where foreign carriers land, except Nippon Air.
2. NAIA Terminal 2, or the Centennial Terminal: exclusively used by Philippine Airlines (both domestic and international flights)
3. NAIA Terminal 3: the newest terminal used by Cebu Pacific (both domestic and international flights), Air Philippines and Nippon Air
4. NAIA Terminal 4, or Domestic Terminal: the oldest terminal and the original international airport. It was built in 1948 and currently used by Zest Air and Southeast Asian Airlines (Seair). This is called by the locals as a the Domestic Airport.
How to get a coupon taxi:
1. After claiming your baggage, you go out the arrival exit gates, and find the coupon taxi counter.
Entrance to coupon taxi (or fixed rate taxi) counter
Coupon taxi is color white.
2. Inform the man on the coupon taxi counter of your destination. Then he will give you a white dispatch slip which contains information about your destination and the plate number of the taxi you are riding.
3. Ride the taxi indicated on the dispatch slip.
3. After reaching your destination, you pay the taxi the amount indicated on the dispatch slip.
1. Keep the white dispatch slip given to you for the following purpose:
a. in case you have complaints about the taxi,
b. in case you accidentally leave something behind.
2. Make sure to have small peso bills with you when riding a metered taxi, to avoid the situation when the taxi driver may not have change for you. Bills broken down into 100 peso bills is good enough.