Cebu Pacific (PSE:CEB), the Philippines’ leading airline, announces that 24 domestic destinations in its network no longer require negative RT-PCR test results for fully vaccinated passengers, further simplifying travel for everyJuan.
Destinations that accept vaccination cards for fully vaccinated travelers in lieu of RT PCR or Antigen tests include Bacolod, Bohol, Boracay, Camiguin, Cebu (Mandaue City and Cebu City), Cotabato, Dumaguete, General Santos, Iloilo, Kalibo, Legazpi, Naga, Ozamiz, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga.
Other requirements include Vaccination certificates, Government-issued ID cards, travel permits from S-Pass, confirmed accommodations, and registration to specific contact tracing applications.
Some destinations require fully immunized travelers to simply present their certificate from VaxCertPH like Roxas, or just upload their vaccination status to S-Pass like Butuan and Cagayan de Oro.
Pagadian only requires a valid government-issued ID stating that address is within Pagadian City, regardless of vaccination status, while guests bound for Masbate are required to present the S-PaSS QR code, valid for fifteen (15) days from approval.
Lapu-Lapu City, Clark, Davao, Manila, and Tacloban do not require arriving guests to present any travel documents for entry.
“We are happy with the various LGUs’ efforts in safely reopening their borders especially for fully vaccinated individuals. Not only does it simplify the process but also reduces the overall cost of travel. We would encourage a further review and simplification of requirements and for other destinations to follow suit,” said Xander Lao, Chief Commercial Officer at Cebu Pacific.
Travelers are strongly urged to always check with the LGU (Local Government Units) of their destination for the latest updates.
CEB will provide updates on travel requirements via http://bit.ly/CEBTravelRequirements as soon as we receive them. The country’s leading airline also assures that it continues to comply with health protocols set by the government.
CEB operates with 100% vaccinated active flying crew. It has also been rated 7/7 stars by airlineratings.com for its COVID-19 compliance as it continues to implement a multi-layered approach to safety, in accordance with global aviation standards. These include daily extensive cleaning and disinfection protocols for all aircraft and facilities, antigen testing before duty for all frontliners and crew members, and contactless flight procedures. Its jet fleet is equipped with hospital grade HEPA (High Efficiency Particular Arrestor) air filters, keeping viruses at bay.
Travelers may refer to the table below:
|No Swab Tests!|
|Bacolod||Vaccination card||BaCTrac Registration Valid ID TCP from S-Pass *Note that lead time for processing is three (3) days upon submission of requests and requirements.|
|Negros Occidental||Vaccination card or certificate of quarantine completion showing the holder’s vaccination status as may be issued by BOQ *health and exposure screening upon arrival in the LGU of destination||TCP from S-Pass StaySafe.ph|
|Bohol||Vaccination Card||TCP from S-Pass Government-issued ID|
|Boracay||VaxCertPH Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate with full vaccination status from (https://vaxcert.doh.gov.ph) ; OR Locally-issued Vaccination card/ID with full vaccination status and with verifiable QR code; OR Locally-issued Vaccination card/ID with full vaccination status and with Certificate of Vaccination from issuing Vaccination center||Register online as “TOURIST” for the HDC; thru the website. (https://www.touristboracay.com/) Note: Take a screenshot of the OHDC confirmation page; Proof of Identification with Philippine residency; Confirmed booking slip/form from a Boracay accommodation establishment with DOT CAO, (https://bit.ly/3vsM7i) ; Valid HDC with “TOURIST” QR code released by the Aklan government|
|Butuan||Vaccination Card uploaded to S-Pass||TCP from S-Pass · Exemption – Guests who are two (2) years old and below are not required to present an approved TCP from S-PaSS, provided that the adult companion has an approved TCP|
|Cagayan de Oro||None||S-Pass, OpCoors, Higala, StaySafe|
|Misamis Oriental||None||S-Pass, StaySafe|
|Camiguin||Registration and Health Declaration via CleanCamiguin QR Proof of Full COVID-19 Vaccination||Confirmed reservation with an accommodation establishment in the province. For guests staying in a private home, LGU clearance is required.|
|Cebu City||Official Vaccination Card with QR Code. If a QR code is not available, present the Official Vaccination Certificate issued by the local health officer of the LGU or the Vaccination Certificate issued by the Department of Health – Bureau of Quarantine.||Valid ID|
|Mandaue City||Vaccine Card and/or Vaccine Certificate||None|
|Cotabato||Vaccination Card||Cotabato City Contact Tracing System (CCTS)|
|Dumaguete||Vaccination Card with certification duly issued by the local vaccination center or Vaccination Certificate from the Department of Information and Communications||Government-issued ID, Photocopy of the Vaccination Card with certification AND the government-issued ID, bearing the traveler’s contact number for contact tracing purposes|
|General Santos||Official Vaccination Card with QR code. If a QR code is not available, please present the official vaccination certificate issued by the local health officer or LGU concerned, or the Vaccination Certification issued by the Department of Health (DOH)-BOQ||Valid ID / proof of identity bearing the holder’s picture and signature Download and register for the Traze app|
|Iloilo||Vaccination Card or Vaccine Certificate from the city / municipal / provincial health office||TCP from S-PaSS, Valid ID|
|Guimaras||Vaccination Card||TCP from S-Pass|
|Kalibo||None||Aklan Online Health Declaration Card (OHDC) with QR Code for TRAVELER. from https://touristboracay.com/ ; Take a screenshot of the OHDC confirmation page and send the OHDC confirmation page together with the following documents to [email protected] Travel Order for private and government APORs; Proof of identification with Philippine residency; Travel itinerary or travel details; and any of the ff: · VaxCertPH COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate with full vaccination status; or · Locally-issued Vaccination Card with verifiable QR Code showing full vaccination status; or · Locally-issued Vaccination Card showing full vaccination status together with Certificate of Vaccination from issuing vaccination center with contact details|
|Legazpi||Vaccination Card||ALBAY GET-PASS mobile application, available on Google Play and App Store. Please make sure to save a printed or digital copy of the QR code. Traze app|
|Naga||Vaccination Card||Valid ID with residential address|
|Ozamiz||Vaccination Card||Government-issued ID|
|Pagadian||None||Government-issued ID stating that address is within Pagadian City|
|Roxas||Valid / Verified VaxCertPh vaccination Certificate https://vaxcert.doh.gov.ph/||TCP from S-PASS should be fully APPROVED and date must match the actual date of travel|
|Tuguegarao||Vaccination Card||S-Pass, Traze App|
|Zamboanga||Vaccination Card||S-Pass * should be done 3 days prior to travel date|
*Info as of Nov 19, 2021
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