Plan Your Next Trip Now: 66 Visa-Free Countries for Filipino Travelers
(Manila, Philippines) If you didn’t know yet, Filipino Passport Holders can enjoy traveling this 2018 to 66 countries around the globe visa-free. While the Philippines is still in the lower half of the worldwide scale, it should be noted that the country access to three more countries is approved. These countries are Benin (Africa), Tajikistan (Asia) and Palestinian Territory (Middle East). This is positive news compared to the chart released in January. The Philippines also climbed 10 points at the global ranking.
It’s an enlightening situation for avid wanderers that aside from being given the chance to visit as many countries as they can. If you like to travel or you’re planning to do so, this is your chance to do that without being stressed out since countries that require visas will have you running back and forth for months just to obtain that gold mine whereas these countries listed let you in without going through much trouble.
You’ll need lots of documents when entering a visa requiring country. Acquiring these documents will take weeks. There are lots of requirements like filled out visa application form, bank statement, employment certificate, hotel bookings and flight reservations. On top of that, you can’t even be sure you’ll get approved. With these countless countries with no visa requirement, you have the chance to have a good time taking in sceneries, culture and much more without too much hassle.
It’s good to know that the country ranks 70th globally garnering a visa-free score of 63 at travel freedom for all Filipino citizens with passports without needing a visa. This is recorded at https://www.passportindex.org/.
Here is the list of Visa-Free Countries.
Visa-Free Countries in Asia
- Brunei Darussalam
- Hong Kong
- Myanmar (Burma) – visa-free for 14 days
- Sri Lanka**
- Taiwan – 14 days *on a trial period from November 2017 to July 31, 2018
North, South and Central America
- Bolivia (South America)
- Brazil (South, Latin America)
- Colombia (South and Central America
- Costa Rica (Central America)
- Ecuador (South America)
- Nicaragua (Central America)*
- Peru (South America)
- Suriname (South America)
Visa-Free Countries in Africa
- Cape Verde Islands*
- Comores Islands*
- Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
- Gambia (Africa)
- Uganda *
Visa-Free Countries in Oceana
- Cook Islands
- Marshall Islands*
- Palau Islands*
- Papua New Guinea*
Visa-Free Countries in the Caribbean
- Saint Lucia*
- Vincent and the Grenadines
- Trinidad and Tobago*
Visa-Free Countries in the Middle East
- Palestinian Territory
*visa on arrival
Visa-free countries let Filipino passport holders to enter their borders without asking for visa. Filipinos have the opportunity for worthwhile experiences without having to spend much for visa applications.