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Whether your flights to Chicago are for a weekend break or month-long stay, you’ll be hooked on this fast-paced city.

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  • You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, Overseas Filippino Workers (OFW), children and infants.
  • Each adult & OFW passenger can bring one infant.
  • All OFWs must submit the required documents to avail the tax exemption.
  • Children travelling alone, or in a different cabin class to their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.
  • You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, Overseas Filippino Workers (OFWs), teenagers, children and infants.
  • Each adult & OFW passenger can bring one infant.
  • All OFWs must submit the required documents to avail the tax exemption.
  • Children travelling alone, or in a different cabin class to their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.
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Chicago is the third largest city in the United States and has a distinctive charm that’s all its own. A lot of that comes down to the people; it’s located right at the heart of the American Midwest, known for its friendly residents, smiling faces and positive attitude.

Chicagoans will go out of their way to help you (even if you don’t look particularly out of place or lost), in spite of the fast-paced life that goes with being an economic and cultural metropolis.

Chicago began as a key point between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River, growing up in an era of expansion into the American West. It continued to play a key role connecting east and west during the 1800s as a railroad hub and growing economic centre.

Now, the city really is a hotbed of culture, filled with world-class museums, restaurants, concert halls, sports teams, theatres, live music, and more. While your flights to Chicago will uncover a traditional city with old customs holding firm, there’s also a vibrant young energy led by urban professionals pushing into new areas, both in terms of where they live and what they do. It's the home of President Barack Obama, who celebrated his two elections in the massive and magical Grant Park, one of the city's many green spaces.

Despite its nickname as The Windy City, there’s nothing particularly biting about the cool wind that blows off Lake Michigan. (It’s said that the phrase dates back to the 1800s, when local politicians were referred to as being “full of hot air”). However, you might still want to wrap up warm when you’re taking a stroll around the lake, which is the largest of the Great Lakes in North America.

When it comes to food – start with the pizza. Chicago is famous for its deep dish pizzas, massive mountains of toppings pilled high on top of huge, thick, satisfying slices of doughy goodness cooked to perfection in a fiery brick oven. In addition, the many ethnic enclaves – ranging from Vietnamese to Polish – offer their own specialties brought directly from their country of origin. The portions in Chicago are as generous and crowd-pleasing as the people who serve them.

In essence, to spend time in Chicago is to spend time in a cross-section of the United States, a place where the country comes together into one amazing amalgamation of culture and cuisine. It truly has something for everyone.

What to do in Chicago

Stroll along the Navy Pier

This place is a popular tourist attraction, and with good reason. Take a ride on the 150ft high Ferris wheel at Pier Park, play a little mini-golf, check out the Children's Museum, or simply relax for hours with a spectacular view of the city as your gorgeous backdrop.

600 E Grand Avenue
IL 60611
+1 312 595 7437

Shop at Record Breakers

The best record store in the city just happens to be upstairs from one of the coolest live music venues. Record Breakers has all the latest vinyl releases, but its selection of rare jazz albums, many from bands made famous in the South Loop clubs of yesteryear, are the real reason to go.

2105 South State Street
IL 60616
+1 312 949 0120

Relax in Grant Park

The 319-acre public park is known as Chicago's ‘front yard’, and with good reason. On nice summer days, you'll see thousands of Chicagoans lying on the grass, enjoying life within viewing distance of Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum Campus.

337 E Randolph Street
IL 60601
+1 312 742 3918

Where to eat in Chicago

The Girl and the Goat (International)

The eclectic, playful menu at The Girl and the Goat is the star of the West Loop's Randolph Restaurant Corridor, an up-and-coming neighbourhood that maintains a bit of the charming grit that defines any good hipster hang out. Chill in the lounge for hours or book the table near the open kitchen to watch the magic.

809 West Randolph Street
IL 60607
+1 312 492 6262

RPM Steak (Steakhouse)

A chic steak house just north of the Chicago River, RPM Steak is one of the city's most popular offerings, and definitely a must-visit when you’re in North River. Hit up the House of Blues that's just down the street to dance off any post-meal sluggishness.

66 West Kinzie Street
IL 60654
+1 312 284 4990

Longman & Eagle (International)

This Logan Square staple offers lots of tasty dinner and drink options, but it really shines during weekend brunch. That’s when the comfortable, unpretentious attitude of the surrounding area filters into Chef Jared Wentworth's excellent farm-to-table and nose-to-tail space.

2657 North Kedzie Avenue
IL 60647
+1 773 276 7110

Places to stay in Chicago

Ruby Room

Located centrally in the trendy Wicker Park neighbourhood, the Ruby Room provides exceptional value in a smart yet relaxed atmosphere. If you need a quick mani/pedi, head to the salon downstairs, and grab a bite at the dozens of restaurant within walking distance.

1743-45 West Division Street
IL 60622
+1 773 235 2323

Talbott Hotel

The independent five-star Talbott is a shopper’s delight – it sits close enough to the shops on the Magnificent Mile that you'll easily be able to carry your new purchases back to its well-appointed rooms. There's a distinctly old world European feel to the Talbott, and an easy elegance that makes for a relaxing stay.

20 East Delaware Place
IL 60611
+1 312 944 4970

Public Chicago Hotel

This Gold Coast hotel that's part of the Ian Schrager chain is a few short blocks from Lake Michigan and the Lincoln Park Zoo, and keeps its rooms simple and elegant. It’s got a luxury feel, but the rates are reasonable.

1301 North State Parkway
IL 606101
+1 312 787 3700

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