Day 1 | Our First Sailcation Experience with 2Go Travel

We’ve been to Cebu a couple of times but it was only recently that we travelled to the Queen City via sea. It was a different kind of travel experience sailing for almost 24 hours aboard 2Go MV Maligaya.

Seats For Two Sailcation with 2Go Travel MV Maligaya

We arrived at Manila North Harbor around 4pm for the 7PM trip to Cebu. Passengers were allowed to bring up to 50kg baggage, which is included in the ticket they will purchase. We packed lightly and brought one small luggage and a backpack. From Quezon City, we took a cab going to the port area, making sure to give ample time because the traffic gets heavy during rush hour and rainy season.

2Go Travel Check-in Counter
The lobby of 2Go Maligaya

At the check-in counter, we got our tickets and ushered to the waiting/lounge where passengers stayed until boarding. The vessel was so big and high, we felt excited to immediately board at MV Maligaya. Don’t worry if you have heavy luggage, there are porters who can assist you.

Our room, the business class for two, is located at the 2nd level. Here’s what our room looks like. There are two single beds with pillows and a blanket, a lavatory, a closet with two life jackets, television, and radio. There’s a bedside lamp as well so you can work or catch some reading without disturbing your roommate.

Airconditioned Business Class Room For Two
2Go Travel Accommodation
Toilet and Bath 2Go Travel

At the entrance, 2Go staff warmly greeted us and collected our tickets ushering us to our rooms. The lobby was spacious and clean. You’ll find here the concierge, souvenir shop, 2Go Parlor, Quik Mart, charging stations, kid’s library, clinic and hallways leading to various accommodations.

Quik Mart for snacks
Life Jackets are accessible
Kid’s Library

After settling down, it’s time for dinner. 2Go Travel prepared a lovely welcome dinner for the guests.

Aside from accommodation, meals are included when you booked at 2Go. However, passengers may also request special dishes like this one with an extra charge. The cruise chef can even cook a special meal for you and your loved one.

Surf and Turf : Salmon and Shrimp

The food was very good, and serving was huge. We had grilled salmon and shrimps, hearty mushroom soup and dessert.

Beautiful sunset

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On our next post, we will share things you can do and enjoy aboard 2Go MV Maligaya.

Marjorie Uy

Marjorie Uy is the wifey in the tandem. She is passionate about food, recipes, cook books and dessert is her favorite part of the meal! She's a coffee person. She loves to cook and has collected recipe books for more than 15 years now; the latest is entitled "Everything Peanut Butter" Jonel gave her on their wedding day. She used to work as a Civilian Nurse in a military hospital and as NCLEX Coach for a U.S based company. Today, she's a full-time housewife and blogging become her hobby.

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