BORACAY 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

MUST READ – STEP BY STEP GUIDE BEFORE BOOKING YOUR VACATION & AT LEAST 5 DAYS BEFORE YOUR TRAVEL DATE.
IMPORTANT ADVISORY  Travel For Leisure to Boracay as of OCTOBER 8, 2021 onwards or until further notice. Subject to Government changes. 
Inter-Agency Task Force amended Part 1 Section 3 of the guidelines for areas under alert level 3
to allow the following persons to travel in areas under general community quarantine and modified GCQ:
 MINORS – Those below 18 years old;
 ADULTS 18-65 YEARS OLD
 SENIORS – over 65 years of age – ONLY Fully vaccinated
– Fully vaccinated individuals with immunodeficiencies, comorbidities, or other health risks; and
– Fully vaccinated pregnant women

 Passengers whose residence is located in areas that are under lockdown ( ECQ , MECQ, GRANULAR LOCKDOWN etch) are NOT allowed to travel for leisure purposes. 

If your group is affected pls email the details below to admin@travelonline.ph ASAP at least 5-7 days before your departure.

1. Voucher name 2. Old travel date & NEW travel date request  3. Reason for cancellation. If you purchase your Airline ticket from us pls also send us a copy of Barangay certification that your group lives in an area that is not allowed to travel as required by the Airlines or valid ID of minors & seniors.  Pls take note that the request for Airline cancellation/rebooking is subject to Airline Approval.  

NOTE :  If you book a trip during this pandemic, pls take note that Travel agents are not responsible for any cancellation brought to by this pandemic or the Government’s constant changes and restrictions or any cancellation due to force Majure, weather, or if you contracted the virus before your trip.  Travel Agent Job is to make a one-time reservation and payment of your 1. flight, 2. accommodation, 3. transfer,  4 tours etch on your behalf for your booking convenience, saving you time and money. Any Cancellation of the package already booked by a travel agent is 100% NOT refundable (any reason) and rebooking/travel credit is subject to Airline and hotel approval only and may be subject to airline/hotel fees or price difference and travel agent processing fee of 250 per passenger.  Processing rebooking request is much harder and complicated than new bookings. We recommend booking after the pandemic or Book your own trip DIY if you do not agree with these terms. 

STEP 1: Book TravelOnline Packages.

STEP 2: RT-PCR TEST – Everyone including those fully vaccinated against Covid 19 is still required to take RT- PCR TEST – required for 2 years old and above. Infants 23 months below are exempted.

UPDATE: The Aklan Boracay governor announced on Oct 22, 2021 that he will be issuing an executive order either by the end of this month or next month scrapping the RTPCR test requirement for fully vaccinated. Note: clients traveling within this month of October 2021 must wait for the executive order 1st. Once the executive order is issued those who are fully vaccinated will no longer be required to take RT PCR test and must submit VaxCertPH COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate from https://vaxcert.doh.gov.ph or LGU Vaccination Card instead of Negative RTPCR Result.

WHEN TO TAKE YOUR TEST:72 HOURS BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED DEPARTURE FLIGHT

RT-PCR test must be taken 72 Hour before your flight. Result of test are sometimes delayed or sometimes clients are being asked to do a re-test , so it is advisable to schedule your test appointment exactly 72 hours before your flight to avoid missing your flight (non-refundable). We have clients who took their test 48 hours before their trip and ended up missing their flight due to delay of test result. Pls see examples below on when to take your test.

WHERE TO GET TESTED :

LISTS OF LICENSED COVID-19 TESTING LABORATORY IN THE PHILIPPINES: https://doh.gov.ph/licensed-covid-19-testing-laboratories

50% OFF RT-PCR test financial subsidy program for domestic tourists has been extended until December 2021. Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC) Price: P1500 – 50% Discount = (P750/ pax ) Limited slots only and by approval of TBP. 24 hours release of result. HOW TO REGISTER: Click here https://www.tpb.gov.ph/rtpcrphtravel-application/ Pls prepare your e-ticket, Hotel voucher and 2 valid IDs before registration You may register earlier than the five (5) day period prior to your departure date. FULL DETAILS: https://www.tpb.gov.ph/…/ph-travel-rt-pcr-test-subsidy…/

Swab or Saliva Test are accepted – via RED CROSS ONLY (Php2k/ pax) BOOK NOW – https://book.redcross.org.ph/index.php/book-a-saliva-test/

 

STEP 3: HEALTH DECLARATION: Answer the HD form here: www.touristboracay.com Click “Boracay” and answer all necessary details and screenshot the confirmation. (One person, One email for Health Declaration)

STEP 4: SPASS OR QR CODE:

  • You can create an account here: https://s-pass.ph/ *Note that, One Account, One Person only.

STEP 5: OHDC Code (QR Code from Aklan LGU) This is the last step once you have complied with all requirements above, Pls Email all below requirements to touristboracay@gmail.com atleast 12 hours before your flight.

Hotel Voucher , Flight eticket, Negative RT-PCR Result, Spass QR Code (Pending status is Okay), Proof of identification with Philippine residency indicated (Valid government-issued ID i.e. Passport, Drivers License)

 

NOTE: One email per person and follow the Subject format given on the HD Card (ie. OHDC – Last Name, First Name).

Wait for the OHDC Code as of today this will only take 30-1 hour. They will reply and send your QR code. Pls print to show at airport.

 

STEP 6. Prepare for your trip

FLIGHT CHECK IN : Pls log in on your Airlines website link below atleast 2 days before your scheduled flight to  “WEB CHECK IN” . This is very important so you can check if there is any flight changes or flight cancellation. 

We strongly encourage guests to opt for a contactless Airline check-in online where you can also choose seats, meals, or add baggage up to 4 hours before your flight. Pls see Airline links below to web check in. Pls be at the Airport atleast 3-2 hours before your flight to avoid missing your flight because sometimes the lines at check-in counters are very long.

AIRASIA – https://www.airasia.com/check-in/en/gb

CEBU PACIFIC – https://book.cebupacificair.com/CheckIn/Retrieve

PAL – https://www.philippineairlines.com/en/ph/home

 

BAGGAGE GUIDELINES : 

AIRASIA – https://www.airasia.com/aa/inflight-comforts/en/gb/baggage.html

CEBU PACIFIC –https://www.cebupacificair.com/pages/travel-info/baggage-information/carry-on-baggage

PAL –https://www.philippineairlines.com/TravelInformation/BeforeYouFly/BaggageInformation/BaggageAllowance

BRING: Pls dont forget to bring valid ID, Mask ,  Face Sheild, flight Ticket, hotel vouchers, freebie vouchers, transfer voucher and QR code

AIRPORT TRANSFERS DETAILS: If your package Includes Roundtrip transfers, Pls approach our IslandStar ground staff wearing the uniforms below when you arrive at Boracay. Pls show them your transfer voucher. They will assist you all the way to your hotel. They will also pick you up at your hotel on your return flight. The contact number of the transfer company is on your vouchers if you have any questions or concerns regarding your transfers.

Pls prepare payment for Government-mandated fees below to be paid upon arrival in Boracay
Boracay Environmental Fee: P150 local / P300 Foreigners
Boracay Caticlan Jetty Port Terminal Fee: P100
Boracay Cagban Port Terminal Fee: P100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 7 : Hotel Check In – Pls go to the front desk and present your hotel voucher and valid ID .

AVAILING FREEBIES (If applicable)

  1. La Carmela Free Lunch – Pls present the freebie voucher and ID at La Carmela Front desk so they can replace it with meal stub. This can be done upon check in if your hotel is also La carmela.
  2. Red Coconut Free Pizza & Coco Drink – Pls present the freebie vouchers and ID to the waitress.
  3. Free Photobook & 4R print – Pls follow step by step guide on your freebie voucher.

The transfer company will contact you or your hotel front desk on pick-up time of your return flight.  You may also contact the numbers on your transfer vouchers for any questions or concerns regarding your transfer.

Enjoy your vacation and pls contact us or message us on our Facebook page TravelOnline – https://www.facebook.com/TravelOnline.ph/ or email your agent or admin@travelonline.ph for any questions or concerns.  🙂

 

Complete Guide from Aklan – (aklan.gov.ph/guide-for-tourists/)

Health Declaration Card – (www.touristboracay.com)

S-Pass – (https://s-pass.ph)