Mariott and other Hotels in Metro Manila now open for Staycation

My Staycation at Novotel Deluxe room at Linden Suites Staycation in Metro Manila is possible and safe again. Get ready to plan your holiday stays in the Metro from this list of hotels with Department of Tourism (DOT) Safety Seal Certification. The DOT is only allowing accredited accommodation establishments (AEs) to accept guests checking in …

What to Pack for a Boracay Adventure

It’s common for some people to pack last minute and regret what they brought or didn’t bring for the beach trip afterwards. I used to procrastinate on organizing what I should pack and end up forgetting some useful items or feel bad leaving an extra pair of sandals that could have made my trip better …

List of Holidays and Special Non-Working Days in the Philippines for 2021

* December 30, 2020, Thursday – Rizal Day (Regular Holiday) * January 1, 2021, Friday – New Year’s Day (Regular Holiday) * February 12, 2021, Friday – Chinese New Year (Special Non-Working Holiday) * February 25, 2021, Thursday – Edsa Revolution Anniversary (Special Non-Working Holiday) * April 1, 2021, Thursday – Maundy Thursday (Regular Holiday) …

Online Philippine Travel Tax Payment

No need to queue to pay your travel taxes at the airport. You can now do it online! But first, the question: Who pays full travel tax? The following people are subject to paying full travel taxes: 1. Citizens of the Philippines 2. Taxable Foreign Passport Holders (Table 1) 3. Non-immigrant foreign passport holders who …

Travel with Bangkok Travel Tips for your next trip to Bangkok

This has been the seventh time I’ve used a travel agency for my trip. I got to know Bangkok Travel Tips through the awesome Bangkok guide I travelled with, Nim Nittaya (which I got to know during my trip with the Tourism Authority of Thailand – Philippines (TAT Philippines)). With my experience with Nim and all …

What fees Philippine passport holders need to pay at the airport?

If you are a Philippine passport holder travelling out of the country, you need to pay travel tax as provided for by Presidential Decree (PD) 1183.  Whether you are leaving from Cebu, Manila or any international airports in the Philippines, you need to pay travel tax. Under the current law, Filipino economy travellers must pay …

Getting discounts on flights is easier than you think—just use these hacks!

Millennials as an entire generation love to travel. We want to explore the world beyond the safe cocoon of our friends and families and want to see the unknown and the unexplored. But we also want to travel within a budget. The biggest hurdle when it comes to flights—be it for international travel or domestic …

Scuba Diving for the first time at Club Punta Fuego in Nasugbu, Batangas

The list of water activities to try at Club Punta Fuego is as lengthy as that of any beach resort. Guests here can bask in the sun and enjoy the waters of Nasugbu Bay in four areas of the property namely: Fuego Beach 1, Fuego Beach 2, Long Beach, and the Munting Buhangin Beach at the …