Laoag airport is close to the city, just ten minutes by jeepney (P10). Many of the bus and jeepney terminals are clustered to the west of Aurora Park, with minibus terminals (for services from Pagudpud and Vigan) to the north of the park. There is a Partas terminal on J.P. Rizal Street. All are within walking distance of the central hotels, although you may want to hop on a tricycle from the Partas terminal.

Laoag City tourist office (t 077/773-1676) is in the City Hall, on the southwestern side of Aurora Park in the city centre. There is a provincial tourism office in the Provincial Capitol building (t 077/770-4242). Banks, convenience stores and pharmacies lie to the east of Aurora Park on Rizal Avenue. There are numerous internet cafés in the centre, including one in the Gym Carry building opposite Max’s fast food outlet on General Segundo Avenue.

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