Frequently Asked Questions

When is the best time to visit Palawan?

Palawan's good weather season is from October through to June. This is peak season and also when we run our Group Expeditions, we run private expeditions all year round. From July-September there is a high chance of storms.

Where is Palawan and what is the difference between Coron and El Nido?

Coron is in Palawan in the Philippines. It is a 1 hour flight from Manila. Palawan is quite well known as the most beautiful place in Philippines and SE Asia.

Palawan is predominantly made up of El Nido, Coron and Puerto Princesa, these are the main places. Our blog contains many articles that go into more depth on these places.

What is included in the BDBM Expeditions?

Everything you should need while you are with us. There is a fee to enter every sight/island/lake which is covered, your accomodation is included, food and drink (including rum), masks, snorkels, crew, chef, service, entertainment, the complete BDBM experience.

Also you become a part of our social projects which you will find out more about during your trip.

What is not included in the BDBM Expeditions?

Personal luxury items, home comforts, electrical equipment/charging facilities, music speakers, towels, bug spray, suncream.

I'm booked on the trip, but now I can't go! What do I do?

Oh no! Well no worries, if you can let us know prior to one month of your expedition date then we will be able to give you a refund of your deposit less a 2,500 PHP cancellation fee/person.

Within one month of your expedition date the deposit is non-refundable.

How does COVID-19 affect my trip?

Due to the current COVID-19 global pandemic we have entered a stage of crisis in which we are trying to navigate the loss of of our season and survival of our staff and business along with the wellbeing of our guests. It is proving incredibly difficult.

We are currently offering all guests complimentary changing/rebooking of their trip but due to the overwhelming number of requests, we are unable to offer refunds, within or outside of 30 days. We urge guests to contact their travel insurance for coverage.

We are working tirelessly to try and find solutions but we are very very sorry for the inconvenience that we know this causes.