Kristel Serran

These are all our collected articles written by Kristel Serran, so have a look and enjoy your reading.

Kristel Serran

Jolly, Merry Credit Card Promos For December 2019

So much to do, so little time! That’s mostly how we feel celebrating Christmas in the Philippines, especially in the hectic metro. Good thing we have our trusty credit cards.Credit cards make Christmas preparations easier. We can use them to book appointment...

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13 Month Bonus
Kristel Serran

13th Month Pay Vs. Christmas Bonus: Know The Difference

What is the thirteenth month pay? Who are entitled to get it, and what makes it different from a Christmas bonus?The number 13 is often touted as bad luck, at least here in Southeast Asia. Every Friday the 13th is a day for caution, and the 13th floors in buil...

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6 Things Not To Buy This Christmas
Kristel Serran

6 Things You Should Never Buy During The Christmas Season

A recent Facebook 2019 Holiday Study showed that the average Filipino plans to spend an estimated amount of P16,606 for Christmas shopping, which is a 10% increase from last year’s survey. One of the study’s four key insights is that Christmas in the Phili...

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US Visa Application In The Philippines
Kristel Serran

A Philippine Passport Holder's Quick Guide To Applying For A US Tourist Visa

Thinking of traveling to the United States for a vacation? You might be wondering how to apply for a US tourist visa.US Visa application for Philippine passport holders can be daunting. Other than showing proof of financial means for the trip, the visa applica...

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Where To Take Your Balikbayan Relatives During The Holidays
Kristel Serran

Where To Take Your Balikbayan Friends And Relatives During The Holidays

If there’s a time of the year where you must be ultra-sociable, it has got to be Christmas and the entire holiday season.There are parties, reunions, and family gatherings left and right. Gift-giving is almost mandatory, and so is shopping, eating in restaur...

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Flight Attendant Confessions
Kristel Serran

9 Interesting Facts About Air Travel, According To A Pinoy Flight Attendant

Flight attendants (FAs) are our beacon of positivity in even the dreariest or bumpiest of flights. They greet us with a smile, effortlessly (so it seems), help us fit our baggage into the bins, reassuringly remind us of the safety features and procedures, and ...

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Credit Card Promo November 2019
Kristel Serran

The Best November Credit Card Promos For 2019

With Halloween done and over with, we can finally retire our costumes and shift our focus to the holiday season. Let's start with these credit card promos for November, which last until the end of the year, some even until early 2020. So brace yourselves, indu...

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Kristel Serran

Metro Manila Is Now The Worst Place To Drive In The World, And It Could Get ...

According to data collected by GPS navigation app Waze from its users, it takes 4.9 minutes—or about five minutes—to complete a one-kilometer drive in Metro Manila. This is an increase from last April’s 3.8 minutes. “It will only worsen in the remainin...

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Kristel Serran

Finovation 2019 Highlights: The Path To Financial Inclusion Begins With Real...

eCompareMo.com held Finovation 2019 on September 25, which brought together key financial stakeholders, policymakers, and regulators under the theme “Real Problems, Real Solutions.” More concrete plans in financial inclusion for the unbanked and underserve...

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Credit Card Promos October 2019
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New Credit Card Promos To Fill Your October With Sweet Treats

The trick-or-treat season is coming, but for the top credit card companies in the Philippines, there’s no reason to wait for Halloween to give their loyal customers some treats.For the month of October, we’ve compiled some of the best credit card promos an...

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