TRAVEL ADVISORY

Former Filipino citizens or Balikbayans are allowed to enter the Philippines VISA-FREE. Foreigners are also allowed with a valid visa.
Entry is subject to a 10-day hotel quarantine. For more info, you may call us at 1-866-262-6452 between 4:00 AM and 12:00 AM Pacific Time.

Stay updated on the COVID-19 travel advisories, quarantine, and testing information in the Philippines. Mango Tours' Customer Support team is standing by to take any questions or concerns you may have regarding traveling during this time.

Travel Information 

Important Reminders Before You Fly

Whether you're flying for business or for pleasure, there are important rules every passenger needs to follow in order to give themselves and their fellow passengers a worry-free travel experience when flying back to the Philippine isles!

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1. QUALIFY

Former Filipino citizens or Balikbayans are allowed to enter the Philippines VISA-FREE. Foreigners are also allowed with a valid visa. Entry is subject to a 10-day hotel quarantine. 

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2. BOOK YOUR FLIGHT

Promo fares with free rebooking are available here

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3. BOOK YOUR QUARANTINE HOTEL

A room reservation at an accredited hotel/facility is required to enter the Philippines. View list of hotels here. Arriving passengers are required fourteen (14) days of quarantine,  booking a hotel stay for at least ten (10) days while the remaining four days can be completed at home under supervision of the local government. On day three (3), non-OFWs shall receive an e-mail requesting them to fill up a health check questionnaire while a free swab test will be administered on day seven (7). 

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4. REGISTER & COMPLETE E-CIF FORM

Download and register through the Traze Contact Tracing App (https://www.traze.ph/download.html) and complete the Electronic Case Investigation Form (Terminal 2 PAL passengers: https://bit.ly/MNLPALeCIF; Terminal 1 and 3 passengers: www.padlab.ph/DLS/PassengerCIF)

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5. AT THE AIRPORT

At the airport, submit the completed Health Declaration Form to the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ). Your quarantine booking will be verified by the authorized hotel/facility personnel.

 

Passengers should then proceed to the validation desk where healthcare staff will verify and confirm their e-CIF data. Pre-payment of RT-PCR test worth PHP4,000 must be paid by the passenger. Accepted payment types are cash, credit card, AliPay, Gcash, PayPal, and WeChat Pay. Before exiting the airport, submit the Affidavit of Undertaking to the Philippine Coast Guard and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) form to the BOC Officer;

 

Finally, passengers must proceed to their respective transport vehicles for transfer to their quarantine hotels/facilities.

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6. GET TESTED & KNOW THE RESULTS

A COVID-19 test is required upon arrival in the Philippines. On your 7th day of quarantine, stay at the hotel/facility for RT-PCR Testing to be administered to non-OFWs, balikbayans, or former Filipino citizens. Receive the results as fast as 24 hours. At any point from arrival to your scheduled test, passengers showing symptoms shall  directly inform their hotel of their condition. The hotel shall inform the DOH and BOQ for assessment, medical management and testing.

 

IF FOUND POSITIVE, an assessment will be made by the health/quarantine officer to determine the appropriate next steps.

IF FOUND NEGATIVE, passengers may obtain the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) medical certificate via quarantinecertificate.com and by emailing the BOQ at boq.qc1@gmail.com. Once done, present your test result and BOQ medical certificate for clearance.

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7. CHECKING OUT / GOING HOME

Once cleared, you may call up your relatives or Local Government Unit to pick you up or you may arrange for your own transportation. 

 

Airline Advisories

Stay informed on the latest travel advisories from our partner airlines concerning the COVID-19.

 

Click on the links below to read the most recent airline updates: 

 
 

Entry Requirement for Travelers Arriving in Los Angeles

To help control the spread of COVID-19, the City of Los Angeles is requiring all travelers over the age of 16 entering Los Angeles from another state or country must complete and submit the Traveler Health Form online before or upon arrival at the Los Angeles International Airport, Van Nuys Airport, or Union Station. Failure to submit the form is punishable by a fine of up to $500.

Sources:

LAX Official Site | Travel Safely

State of California—Health and Human Services Agency

 

Our Airline Partners are Protecting Your Safety & Well-being

    Even in this dire time, our partner airlines are doing everything they can to make your flights in the future safe and stress-free. Here are just five of the various important measures they implement to make sure your journeys are healthy and safe at all times:

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