Manila - Post Report Question and Answers

What kind of vehicle(s) including electric ones do you recommend bringing to post, given the terrain, infrastructure, availability of parts, burglary/carjacking risks, etc.? What kind of car or vehicles do you advise not to bring?

Your car will get beat up here. Don’t bring anything nice. The traffic and amount of motorbikes, combined with the Filipinos being clueless about the rules of the road makes driving the most dangerous thing you will do in the Philippines - Apr 2024

A car or SUV will work here. A small SUV is probably better given that driving lanes and parking spaces are on the small side. - Mar 2023

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