Tourism, more relaxed in the Ph; Some Places don’t Require RT-PCR test to fully-vaxxed Individual

It’s great news to travelers across the globe! The Philippines, among the top picks for travel enthusiasts, is now openly welcoming tourists. With the declining COVID-19 cases, the country known to be the home to famous world-class beaches and historical dive sites is excited to jumpstart its tourism engine by opening local travels. Hence, we have prepared some guidelines when wandering with us!

INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC TRAVELERS GUIDE: Is Philippines Open for Tourism?

According to the Guide to the Philippines online publication, the country is now allowing fully vaccinated international tourists to have a leisure trip around the 7, 107 islands of the Philippines. However, foreigners from non-visa countries are mandated to present their negative RT-PCR test taken “within 48 hours of departure from the country of origin or a laboratory-based negative antigen test taken within 24 hours prior to departure from their port of origin.” Meanwhile, an RT-PCR test from a fully vaccinated tourists, coming from a visa-required country is not needed. But they are required to comply with the immigration, visa and testing processes mandated by the government.

While most of the locals in the country have not celebrated special occasions outside, the government has also started unbarring leisure getaways. However, COVID-19 restrictions must be observed anywhere in the country. Let’s travel safer and more fun in Pinas by following the protocols. Meanwhile, the country has released guidelines on your favorite travel destinations not requiring RT-PCR test.

Which Domestic Destinations Don’t Require RT-PCR Test?

Despite the easing of travel restrictions, not all places in the country are accepting leisure trips. But it is still good news that most of your favorite tourist spots are now welcoming visitors to their borders and not requiring a negative RT-PCR test for fully vaccinated individuals.

Among the popular tourist spots not requiring the RT-PCR test is Coron, Palawan. Since it opened its local tourism, several adventurers have flown to the island for their summer getaways. International travelers have also been seen online enjoying shipwreck diving in the magnificent marine sanctuary of Coron.


This is now your chance to visit and explore the one-of-a-kind island not only in the country, but across the globe!

Meanwhile, here’s the list of the magical places in the Philippines not requiring RT-PCR/ ANTIGEN test.

 

Albay

Cebu

Negros Occidental

Baguio

Coron

Negros Oriental

Baler

Davao City

Pampanga

Bataan

Dumaguete City

Puerto Princesa

Batangas

El Nido

Siargao

Bohol

Guimaras

Siquijor

Boracay

Ilocos Sur

Subic

Camarines Norte

Ilocos Norte

Tacloban

Camarines Sur

Iloilo

Tagaytay

Camiguin

Manila

Zambales

See full list and guidelines here: https://guidetothephilippines.ph/articles/ultimate-guides/philippines-travel-covid-19

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