In compliance with Republic Act No. 9337, an act amending the National Internal Revenue Code, a 12% VAT is added to the total amount quoted on all transactions involving purely domestic services only.
PAL offers special discounts to the following types of passengers who are traveling within the Philippines and buying their tickets from a PAL sales office or Domestic Ticketing Program travel agents in the Philippines. The special discounts are not available through the Online Booking facility.
20% discount on normal fares for Filipino citizens who are at least 60 years old. VAT exemption applies to any fare type including promotional fares. The passenger must present any of the following valid ID's when buying the ticket:
PALakbayan holiday package is not applicable for Senior Citizen discount. Foreign nationals are not allowed to avail the Senior Citizen discount under Philippine Law.
- Office of the Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) ID issued by their municipality
- Driver's License
- Golden Years Card obtained from PAL ticket office
- Any photo ID authenticating age
Passengers under the age of two and at least 16 days old. Infant not occupying a seat gets 90% discount based on the accompanying adult’s fare. Birth certificate is required when buying the ticket.
Persons with Disabilities (PWD)
20% discount on normal fares. In availing of the discount privileges mandated under R.A. No. 9442 and its IRR, PWDs, who are Filipino citizens, may prove his/her entitlement upon submission of any of the following:
An identification card issued by the City or Municipal Mayor or the Barangay Captains of the place where the persons with disability resides;
Transportation discount card is an identification Card (ID) issued by the National Council for the Welfare of Disabled Persons (NCWDP).
Persons with Disability are those individuals defined under Section 4 of R.A7277, as person suffering from restriction or different abilities, as a result of a mental, physical or sensory impairment, to perform an activity in a manner or within the range considered normal for human being.