Team Out of Town Blog Hub (outoftownblog.com) –The Philippines’ leading airline Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) announces that the majority of the destinations in its domestic network are already open for leisure travel.
To date, 21 out of the 33 destinations are already accepting vacationing guests. The list includes famous beach destinations such as Boracay, Bohol, Camiguin, Coron (point-to-point bubble tourism), Cebu, Dumaguete, Puerto Princesa (bound for El Nido and San Vicente only), and Siargao; along with destinations that boast of gastronomic adventures namely Clark, Manila, and Roxas.
|21 Destinations Open for Leisure|
|Destination||Medical||Other Requirements||Cebu Pacific Flight Frequencies|
|1. Boracay||Negative RT-PCR result from DOH-accredited lab with 72 hours validity from extraction||Only tourists coming from GCQ areas will be accepted.|
-Register online as “TOURIST” for the HDC; thru the website. (touristboracay.com)
– Proof of Identification with Philippine residency.
-Confirmed booking from a DOT accredited accommodation establishments
– Copy of PENDING S-Pass Travel Coordination Permit (TCP)
– Valid HDC with “TOURIST” QR code released by the Aklan government.
– Guests bound for Aklan are required to fill out the health declaration form at https://touristboracay.com/. You will receive a confirmation email with Tourist QR code that you need to present upon boarding the flight and when accessing services in Boracay Island.
|Manila-Boracay-Manila, 6x daily|
Cebu-Boracay-Cebu, every Fri-Sun
|2. Bohol||RT-PCR (swab)/Saliva RT-PCR (from PH Red Cross only) taken within 72 hrs for unvaccinated or partially Vaccinated|
Vaccination Card for Fully-Vaccinated
Government Issued ID
· Children 4yrs old and below are exempted from the testing requirement; but needs SPASS TCP
|Manila-Bohol- Manila, 12x weekly|
|3. Camiguin||RT-PCR taken within 72 hrs for guests coming from Luzon; taken within 48 hrs if guests coming from Visayas and Mindanao|
Proof of complete COVID-19 vaccination
Note: Fully vaccinated parents may bring their unvaccinated minor children. Adults (18 years old and above) must all be fully vaccinated.
An Antigen Test on the 5th day is required for tourists staying for more than five (5) days.
|Registration and Health Declaration via CleanCamiguin. Prepare to upload the following documents and save a printed / digital copy of the QR code upon completion.|
· Proof of complete COVID-19 Vaccination
· Negative RT-PCR test result
· Proof of confirmed booking from an LGU-accredited establishment or clearance from a Municipal Health Officer if staying in a private home
Confirmed reservation with an accredited accommodation in the province. For guests staying in a private home, LGU clearance is required – ask your host to process said clearance.
|Cebu – Camiguin – Cebu;|
2x weekly (Tues and Sat), beginning Nov. 9, 2021
Manila – Camiguin – Manila;
2x weekly (Mon and Fri), beginning Nov. 15, 2021
|4. Coron||RT-PCR Test result /Saliva-Based RT-PCR Test Result (administered by Philippine Red Cross) taken within 48 hours before flight departure||Municipality of Coron- Tourist (P2P Bubble Tourism). Only fully vaccinated domestic tourists and foreigners are allowed:|
1. Vaccination Card (fully vaccinated)
2. Approved S-Pass3. Confirmed Accommodation booking
4. Stay Safe Registration/QR Code
Municipality of Culion:
3. Confirmed Hotel/Resort Booking
Municipality of USU:
4. Confirmed Hotel/Resort Booking
|5. Cebu Province||Fully vaccinated individuals SHALL NO longer be required to present negative RT-PCR test result, Negative antigen or Medical certificate as a requirement for entry.|
For partially/not vaccinated:
Medical Certificate certifying that they do not exhibit symptoms of the COVID-19 disease at the point of origin. It should be issued within twenty-four (24) hours immediately before arrival in Cebu.
7x every Tue / Thu / Sat
6x every Mon / Wed / Fri / Sun
|Cebu City||For fully-vaccinated:|
Official Vaccination Card with QR Code.
If without QR Code, present the official vaccination certificate issued by the Local health officer of the LGU concerned or Vaccination certification issued by the Department of Health (DOH)-BOQ.
For partially/not vaccinated:
-Negative RT-PCR Test result taken within the last 72hrs; or
Negative Antigen test result taken within the last 48 hours; or
Negative Saliva Test taken within the last 48 hours.
All testing procedures must be conducted by laboratories duly accredited by Department of Health.
|For fully-vaccinated: Valid Identification Document (ID)/ proof of identity bearing holder’s picture and signature.|
|Mandaue City||For fully vaccinated guests:|
Official Vaccine Card and/or Vaccine Certificate
For partially vaccinated:
Negative RT-PCR Test result taken within 72 hours prior departure; and/or
Negative Antigen test result taken within 48 hours.
|Lapu-Lapu City||There are currently no requirements to enter Lapu-Lapu City.|
|6. Dumaguete||For Fully Vaccinated|
An original copy of the vaccination card with certification duly issued by the local vaccination center or VACCINATION CERTIFICATE from DICT
For Non/Partially Vaccinated:
A NON-REACTIVE or NEGATIVE ANTIGEN test results valid within 48 hours after the release of the result
|For Fully Vaccinated|
· Any government-issued ID;
· A photocopy of BOTH the vaccination card with certification and the government-issued ID bearing the traveler’s contact number for contact tracing purposes.
For non/partially vaccinated:
· Any government ID;
· A photocopy of BOTH the government-issued ID and the NEGATIVE ANTIGEN test result, together on one page, bearing the traveler’s contact number.
|7. Puerto Princesa||RT-PCR or Saliva test from Philippine Red Cross testing center (Specimen must be extracted within 72 hours)||ONLY EL NIDO and SAN VICENTE are accepting tourists. Those coming from MECQ are not allowed.|
*TOURISTS who are 18 years old below and 65 years old above from NCR will NOT BE ALLOWED
|8. Siargao||Negative RT-PCR result taken 48 hours prior to travel|
– children 17 years old and below are exempted from presentation of negative RT-PCR (swab / saliva) test result
-Confirmed booking of accommodation for at least 2 nights from the resort/hotel accredited by the DOT
– S-PASS TCP
|9. Clark||None||Fully-vaccinated tourists coming from MGCQ and GCQ areas are allowed||Cebu-Clark-Cebu|
Every Tues & Thurs
|11. Roxas||– RT-PCR taken within 72 hrs for unvaccinated or partially Vaccinated|
– Valid / Verified VaxCertPh vaccination Certificate ( https://vaxcert.doh.gov.ph/ )
|-Travel Coordination Permit (TCP) issued by S-PASS should be fully APPROVED and date must match the actual date of travel|
|Every Tues, Wed, Thurs & Sat|
|12. Butuan||Negative RT-PCR result taken within 5 days prior to departure||Approved S-PASS TCP except 2 years old below|
-In the application of TCP from S-PaSS, pax needs to upload a government-issued ID and any of the following:
Negative RT PCR Result taken within 5 days prior travel date (Saliva or SWAB is accepted); or
Negative ANTIGEN Test Result taken within 5days prior to travel date; or
Full Vaccination Card.
Hotline for SPASS Application CDRRMO – 09513877123
|13. Misamis Oriental||None||Register in S-PaSS and StaySafe.Ph|
*Municipalities within Misamis Oriental have different requirements. Please coordinate directly with the concerned LGU for updated travel requirements.
|Manila-Cagayan de Oro-Manila|
|14. Cauayan||Negative RT-PCR or Antigen valid for 48 from time of release of results||Passenger Locator Form (distributed in origin station); Health Declaration Form (distributed in origin station)||Manila-Cauayan-Manila|
Tues, Thurs, Sat, Sun
|15. Cotabato||Fully-Vaccinated: Vaccination card, Negative RT-PCR valid within 72 hours from extraction|
Non/Partially Vaccinated: Negative RT-PCR valid only within 72 hours from extraction, mandatory 14-day quarantine upon assessment
|CCTS – QR CODE which shall be presented at the check in counter and scanned at the triage area upon arrival; Mandatory 14 day Quarantine upon assessment of authorized medical personnel ( for NON – APOR )|
QR Code is acquired from Cotabato City Contract Tracing Website or from the COVID -19 Contact Tracing Systems ( CCTS); Registration may be done at the following websites:
1. For Sunday Flight passengers, Boarding pass, itinerary and their travel requirements are needed to be able to enter Cotabato City.
2. Passengers who are unable to present valid QR – CODE will not be allowed to enter
|16. Legazpi||Negative RT-PCR valid within 72 ours from issuance (Note: Infant and Child are not exempted for COVID Tests)||Requirements for Passengers:|
· Install ALBAY GET-PASS APP on mobile phone. Passengers must arrange their own private vehicle to fetch them from LGP Airport. Public transportation not allowed.
· Traze app
· Forms needed:
ü Border Control Form
ü CAAP Passenger Locator Form
ü Legazpi City Health Declaration Form
For other Municipalities of Albay, Passengers must report to their LGU upon arrival for symptoms screening & profiling. Passengers must also arrange their own transportation to fetch them at LGP Airport. Public Transportation not allowed.
|17. Ozamiz||Negative Antigen test result, valid for 72 hours from the actual receipt of the results for unvaccinated/|
partially vaccinated individuals
|· Vaccination Card (for vaccinated guests)|
· Government-issued ID
These are required from all travelers coming from NCR, the entire island of Cebu, Lapu-Lapu City, and the rest of the Visayas Islands (including those who will land/disembark in other airports of Mindanao whose origin is from the area mentioned)
No need for other documents but must travel with a guardian/parent who is vaccinated.
For those with unvaccinated parent/guardian, the parent/guardian must submit Negative Antigen Result
|18. San Jose||· Travel Coordination Permit (TCP) from S-Pas|
· The following documents are pre-requisites for TCP approval:
For fully vaccinated individuals:
· COVID-19 Domestic Vaccination Card
· Valid ID with photo and signature
For unvaccinated / partially vaccinated individuals:
· Negative RT-PCR (swab) test result or Saliva RT-PCR test result from Philippine Red Cross only. The test is valid up to seventy-two (72) hours from collection.
· Valid ID with photo and signature
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Sat
|19. Surigao||RT-PCR Negative Result Taken 48 hours Exemptions:|
Children 17 years old and below
|· TCP from S-Pass|
· Valid ID
· Confirmed booking of accommodation for at least 2 nights from the resort/hotel accredited by DOT
Tues, Thurs, Sat, Sun
|20. Tuguegarao||RT-PCR/ Antigen taken 72 hours prior to travel||For fully vaccinated|
– Vaccination card
– Certification coming from the City/Municipal Health Office of the LGU of Origin, certifying that the person is fully vaccinated
Coordinate with Command Center Hotline: +63956- 347-7981 or +63916-887-2897
Confirmed hotel booking or certification from the local resident with whom the traveler will homestay indicating the names, complete address & dates covered.
Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
|21. Tacloban||None||The City of Tacloban does not require arriving guests to present any travel documents upon check-in. Please check with the LGU of your destination if there are specific requirements for entry.||Manila – Tacloban – Manila , 3x Daily|
“We are happy to share this update with everyJuan as we see more destinations in our country safely open up their borders. We firmly believe domestic tourism is the way to go – and we remain cautiously optimistic as we gradually ramp up our network to pave the way for domestic travel recovery,” said Candice Iyog, Vice President for Marketing and Customer Experience.
“We’ve said this before, and we want to say it again – making travel easier for the public will encourage them to fly during this time. On top of ensuring safe travels, we call on the industry to continue working together so we inspire more people to travel responsibly and fly easy,” added Iyog.
Cebu Pacific has been rated 7/7 stars by airlineratings.com for its COVID-19 safety compliance as it continues to implement a multi-layered approach to safety, in accordance with global aviation standards. These include contactless procedures, thorough cleaning and disinfection protocols for all aircraft and facilities, the mandatory wearing of masks and face shields for both passengers and crew, as well as Antigen testing for CEB frontliners before duty. On top of these, our aircraft are also equipped with hospital-grade HEPA filters with 99.99% efficacy, keeping viruses at bay.
To date, CEB has already vaccinated 100% of its active flying crew.