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Resources

  • About Subic

    SUBIC BAY METROPOLITAN AUTHORITY
    Official website containing useful information about Subic Bay Freeport and investment opportunities.
    http://www.subic.org

    SUBIC BAY FREEPORT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
    Contact them for facts and resources about doing business in Subic Bay.
    sbfcc@svisp.com

    BRENT INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL SUBIC
    Website of the premiere K-12 school in Subic
    http://www.brentsubic.edu.ph

    SUBIC WEATHER
    Weather updates from weatherunderground.com
    http://www.weatherunderground.com/global/stations/98426.html

    PHILIPPINE RETIREMENT AUTHORITY
    Official Government site containing resources about the Philippines and applying for retirees visas to the Philippines.
    http://www.pra-visa.com

    PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT
    Official site including a directory of federal and local governmental agencies and offices, news, downloadable forms, and other resources.
    http://www.gov.ph

    BOARD OF INVESTMENTS
    Government website containing facts, guides and resources about investing in the Philippines
    http://www.boi.gov.ph

  • Subic Bay Freeport Zone


    HISTORY

    »» 1800's - Used as a Fort by Spanish government.

    »» 1901 - Selected as site for a US Naval Base, eventually became one of the US Navy's most important bases in the Asia-Pacific region.

    »» 1992 - The area occupied by the US Naval base was returned to the Philippine government. In the same year, under the Bases Conversion Law, the Subic Bay Freeport Zone was created.

    »» PRESENT- Since its creation, the Subic Bay Freeport has evolved into a thriving international community, generating billions of pesos' worth of investments.


    LOCATION

    »»" Subic Bay Freeport (SBF) is located southwest of the Luzon Island in the Philippines. The harbor is sandwiched by the Zambales Mountain Range at the east, and the Subic Bay at the west, and opens up to the South China Sea.

    »» SBF is 110 kilometers north of Manila. Manila Bay and the Bataan Peninsula separate SBF from Manila.

    »» The mountain ranges around the Subic Bay area and the deep natural harbor provide excellent and protected anchorage. In addition, these features make SBF naturally sheltered from typhoons, as well as from the effects of the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo.

    »» SBF belongs to Region III or the Central Luzon Region. It is one of the points in the growth triangle and is an engine for economic development in the region. SBF is a supplier of services and products for the Central Luzon Development Program (CLDP), a regional growth area composed of the provinces of Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Pampanga, Bataan, and Zambales.


    CLIMATE

    »» Like the rest of the Philippines, the climate in SBF is tropical. There are two seasons:
    • Dry, from November to May
    • Rainy, from June to October
    »» The climate is without extremes. Average temperature is 80 degrees Fahrenheit or 26 degrees Celsius.


    POPULATION

    • The population in SBF is estimated at 3,000.
    • Right next to SBF is Olongapo City with a population of approximately 194,260.

    Source: NSO Olongapo; SBMA.org website

  • Attractions

    what to do

    Aside from the many natural attractions, you can complement your stay with activities like jogging, playing tennis or enjoying a round of golf. Or spend part of your day toning your muscles in our fully-equipped gym, swimming pools, basketball courts, go-kart and car race tracks, shooting range, skating rink, a mini-golf course, equestrian center, and more.

    At the end of the day, top it off with a taste of the exciting Subic nightlife. Videoke bars, casinos, billiard halls and video arcades await you.

    where to shop

    88 MART
    Duty Free Shop
    Sta. Rita Road
    Open 10 am to 7 pm (Mon-Wed)
    9 am to 8 pm (Thurs-Sun)
    (63-47) 252-6088/7488
    AMERICAN EYEWEAR
    Optical Shop
    Palm Street
    Open 12 nn to 10 pm (daily)
    (63-47) 252-7478

    AMERICAN HARDWARE

    Duty Free Shop
    Palm Street
    Open 10 am to 7 pm (daily)
    (63-47) 252-7477

    CT MART
    24-hour Convenience Store
    Binictican Drive
    (63-47) 252-1249

    DFS SPORTS UNLIMITED
    Duty Free Shop
    Sampson cor. Burgos Street
    Open 10 am to 7 pm (daily)
    (63-47) 252-2198

    DFS CONVENIENCE STORE
    Duty Free Shop
    Unit 7 Subic Bay Business Center
    Bldg. Q-7932, Manila Avenue
    Open 10 am to 7:30 pm (daily)
    (63-47) 252-2198

    FOOD & BEVERAGE SUBIC, INC.
    Wine and Liquor Shop
    Argonaut Highway
    Beside Ding Ho Restaurant
    Open 9 am to 12 mn (daily)
    (63-47) 252-5188

    FREEPORT EXCHANGE
    Duty Free Shop
    Bldg. 640, Sampson Road
    Open 9 am to 9 pm (daily)
    (63-47) 252-6411

    GUESS
    Burgos Street, Freeport
    Traders Building
    Open 9 am to 9 pm (daily)
    (63-2) 813-5663

    GUCCI BOUTIQUE
    Gucci Products
    Subic Legend Resorts & Casinos
    Waterfront Road
    Open 10 am to 7 pm (Mon-Thurs)
    9 am to 10 pm (Fri-Sun)
    (63-47) 252-3490

    MAC'S CONVENIENCE STORE
    Argonaut, Kalayaan
    Open 8 am to 11 pm (daily)
    (63-47) 252-7758

    JAPAN HOME CENTER
    Aguinaldo Street corner
    Rizal Highway
    (63-47) 252-3253

    MEAT PLUS CAFE
    Gourmet Food Store
    Sampson Road
    Open 11 am to 7:30 pm (Mon-Wed)
    10:30 am to 8:30 pm (Thurs-Sun)
    (63-47) 252-6090/7091

    MAINGATE DRUG STORE
    Main Gate Area
    (63-47) 252-3283

    NATIONAL BOOKSTORE
    Books/Greeting Cards/School & Office Supplies
    Bonifacio Drive
    Open 10 am to 7 pm (daily)
    (63-47) 252-3608/3609

    MICROSHOP SUBIC
    Unit 109-C Bldg. 789
    Labitan Street
    Open 9 am to 6 pm (Mon-Fri)
    9 am to 3 pm (Sat)
    (63-47) 252-3430/3432

    PUREGOLD DUTY FREE
    Palm Street
    (63-47) 252-5557/5558

    NIKE OUTLET STORE
    Sta. Rita Road corner Rizal Highway
    Open 12nn to 9 pm (Tue-Thurs)
    Open 10 am to 9 pm (Mon)
    Open 10 am to 10 pm (Fri-Sun)
    (63-47) 252-2188

    ROYAL SUBIC DUTY FREE MALL
    Duty Free Shop
    Argonaut Highway
    Open 10 am to 7 pm (Mon-Thurs)
    9 am to 7 pm (Fri-Sun)
    (63-47) 252-3015/6115

    PX CLUB MAGIC KINGDOM
    Duty Free Shop
    Zambales Road, Upper Cubi
    Open 10 am to 6:30 pm (daily)
    (63-47) 252-6701/6702

    SUBIC BAKE
    Baked Goods & Pastries
    Rizal Highway (Next to Main Gate)
    Open 7 am to 6 pm (daily)
    (63-47) 252-3811/7437

    SAKURA JAPANESE STORE
    Japanese Items
    Sta. Rita Road cor. Rizal Highway
    Open 11 am to 11 pm (daily)

    VALUE CITY
    Duty Free Shop
    Bldg. 1154, Palm Street
    Open 10 am to 7 pm (daily)
    (63-47) 252-5241/5245

    SUBIC PARK 'N SHOP
    Main Gate Area
    Open 7 am to 6 pm (daily)
    (63-47) 252-3811/7437

     

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