Baguio has been listed among the cheapest destinations in the Asia-Pacific region to visit by year-end, according to a study by Agoda an online travel agency.
The study, conducted in September, showed that Baguio City is one of 10 cheapest destinations under the category of average room rates for 10 days for 2023.
Baguio is placed just outside the Top 5 with an average room in the City of Pines costs $95 (P5,380), just $3 (P170) more expensive than the rates in Goa, India.
Rates for the Top 4 cheapest year-end destinations in the Asia-Pacific region were all less than $70 (P3,964) with Hat Yai, in Thailand, the country that leads the poll, at $43 (P2,435).
Agoda’s data showed that rooms in Baguio are cheaper than in Japan’s Nagoya, Taiwan’s Taichung, Australia’s Melbourne and South Korea’s Busan.
Baguio is popular for its cool weather, famous parks like Camp John Hay and Mines View Park, its local night market, fresh strawberries and strawberry taho.