MANILA, Jan. 29 — SuperFerry, one of the country's largest domestic shipping companies, announced that its "Biyaheng Bayan Caravan" will kick off its nationwide tour on Feb. 12
With "Suking Tindahan ng Bayan" as its theme, the caravan will visit customers in different public markets, jeepney and bus terminals.
The first leg of the tour will be in selected areas in Luzon.
The Visayas-Mindanao areas are scheduled for the second half of the year.
Last year, the Caravan visited over 1,000 barangays in various municipalities across the country.
Now on its fourth year, 2GO, SuperFerry's logistic subsidiary, joins them this year as a co-presentor.
The caravan promotes the low price scheme campaign by holding pocket events with games and prizes in different public markets and terminals.
SuperFerry round trip tickets and SuperFerry limited edition items will be given away during the pocket events.
SuperFerry offers its pre-Valentine promo with "Todo Todo Sail Sale."
Selling dates are from Feb. 1 8, 2010 while sailing dates are from Feb. 21 March 31, 2010.
A ticket from Manila to Palawan and Visayas (vice versa) now sells for P588; while a ticket from Manila to Mindanao (vice versa) now sells for P888.
Fares are inclusive of fuel surcharge, security fee and 12 percent VAT.
"A SuperFerry trip to your favorite destination is a good Valentine's day gift for your loved ones. After all charges are paid, SuperFerry fares remain substantially lower than other alternatives," says Andrew Deyto, SuperFerry assistant vice-president for sales and marketing.
SuperFerry's free baggage allowance of up to 50 kilos is perfect for those who want to bring home boxes of "pasalubong" for their relatives.
SuperFerry ticket delivery is available in Metro Manila and selected areas in Luzon.
SuperFerry is the first carrier to accept ticket payments over the internet using the ATM PIN. (PNA)