Thailand and Cambodia have agreed on a single visa under the
Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy framework,
effective Dec 27, 2012 turning the two neighboring countries into a
single tourist destination for non-visa Asean travellers.

The Acmecs Single Visa pact was signed by Mr Surapong and his Cambodian
counterpart Hor Namhong at the 8th meeting of the Joint Commission for
Bilateral Cooperation (JC) at a Bangkok hotel on Wednesday morning. Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said this single visa will
help promote tourism in the two countries, making it easier for visitors
to obtain visitors and travel between Thailand and Cambodia.

The visa would allow visitors from 35 countries, listed below, to
stay up to 60 days in Thailand and 60 days in Cambodia. Tourists would
be able to apply for the visa at embassies of either country.

The 35 countries previously announced, but not confirmed today, are: 

  1. Australia
  2. Austria
  3. Belgium
  4. Bahrain
  5. Canada
  6. China
  7. Denmark
  8. Finland
  9. France
  10. Germany
  11. Greece
  12. Hong Kong
  13. Iceland
  14. Ireland
  15. Israel
  16. Italy
  17. India
  18. Japan
  19. Korea
  20. Kuwait
  21. Luxembourg
  22. the Netherlands
  23. New Zealand
  24. Norway
  25. Oman
  26. Portugal
  27. Qatar
  28. Spain
  29. South Africa
  30. Sweden
  31. Switzerland
  32. Turkey
  33. the United Arab Emirates
  34. the United Kingdom 
  35. the United

Cebu Pacific launches its partnership with VISA

Cebu Pacific launches its partnership with VISA with the Juan Hundred Ways to Travel Promo yesterday, October 2, 2012.

Pacific, the country’s largest national flag carrier has inked a 5-year
partnership with VISA. The partnership would bring exclusive and
exciting perks for Visa cardholders who frequently fly via Cebu Pacific.


Candice Iyog, CEB VP for Marketing and Distribution, said “With Cebu Pacific’s new partnership with Visa, our guests can have more things to look forward to whenever they use their Visa card to book their Cebu Pacific flights. They’ll get to enjoy exclusive perks and even more irresistible travel deals”.

love to travel whether domestically to see extended family or for pleasure to
see the world. That’s why we’re working with Cebu Pacific on this
groundbreaking five-year alliance to make it easier for Filipinos to realize
their passion for travel.The
journey now starts with Cebu Pacific and Visa,” said Iain Jamieson, Visa Country Manager, Philippines and Guam.


consumers choose to pay with their Visa credit, debit or prepaid card for their
flights and holidays, we will be offering cardholders exclusive promotions,
discounts and privileges whilst all the time benefiting from the convenience
and security that comes from paying with Visa – and ultimately we hope to help
Filipinos see more of the world with Cebu Pacific, for a lifetime of memories,”
added Jamieson.

 Candice Iyog and Iain Jamieson pose for the ceremonial swipe during the launch.

Kelly Mesa


To kick off
this partnership, Cebu Pacific and Visa will give one Visa cardholder a chance
to win 100 flights for free to Cebu Pacific’s international and domestic
destinations through the Juan Hundred and 1: VISAng Daang Lipad promo.


The promo is
open to all Visa cardholders, with ages 18 and above, who are currently residing in
the Philippines. Visa
cardholders who want to join the promo can simply “Like” the Cebu Pacific
Facebook page ( to view the full mechanics of the promo.
After liking the page, book a Cebu Pacific flight by clicking the “Book a
flight now!” button. The participant will then be directed to the Cebu Pacific
website, where he or she can book a flight using his or her Visa card, to qualify.
A single Visa
transaction for flight tickets amounting to at least one peso (PHP1.00) is
equivalent to one raffle entry. The promotion applies to tickets purchases only
through the website. This promo
runs from October 3 to November 17, 2012. The grand raffle draw will be held on
November 28, 2012.

Want to be the JUAN to win 100 flights? Book your flight now using your VISA!