Questions and answers

Is non essential travel allowed in Philippines?

Is non essential travel allowed in Philippines?

Philippines Restarts Non-Essential Travel Travelers for leisure and tourism purposes are now allowed by the Philippine government. Lifting of non-essential outbound travels also benefit Filipinos who want to visit their foreign partners abroad.

Is there any province in Philippines which can be considered safe?

My favourite islands are Malapascua, Biliran, Siquijor, Camiguin and Bohol including Panglao Island. They are all as “safe” for a tourist as any other tourist sites in the world that people consider “safe”.

Can I travel out of the Philippines?

– No Filipino tourists shall be allowed to fly out of the country at any time. – Land, air, and sea travel of uniformed personnel for official business, especially those transporting medical supplies, laboratory specimens, related to COVID-19, and other humanitarian assistance, shall be allowed.

Is it safe to travel to the Philippines?

Civilians are at risk of death or injury due to conflict between remnants of terrorist groups and Philippine security forces in Marawi. The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in Mindanao as U.S. government employees must obtain special authorization to travel there.

Are there any safety issues in the Philippines?

A list of incidents and accidents can be found on the website of the Aviation Safety Network. There is a high level of piracy and armed robbery against ships in and around the Sulu and Celebes seas. Boats travelling to and from offshore islands and dive sites are also possible targets. See Kidnapping.

How is the security situation in the Philippines?

The security situation in the Philippines has suffered from the war on drugs initiated by the local government in 2016. Gunfights between security forces and criminals are frequent, and bystanders are often caught in such incidents. Gangs are also active in Manila, including in the central business district of Makati and the Tondo port area.

Is there a travel advisory for the Philippines?

Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for the Philippines due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country.