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Manila Quarantine from LAX at Astoria Plaza with Philippine Airlines | 10-Day Stay + Virtual Tours

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Tour starts
Los Angeles International Airport
Starting time
at 22:20
Duration
12 days
Ending place
Los Angeles International Airport
Languages:
English
Difficulty:
Easy
Available:
All year
Minimum age:
None

Travel to Manila, Philippines, from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and spend your mandatory 10-day quarantine at Pasig City’s Astoria Plaza Hotel with this quarantine package. This package includes a 10-day stay at the Astoria Plaza Hotel’s One-Bedroom Suite, Philippine Airlines Economy Class airfare to MNL from LAX (with Roundtrip option), transfer from the airport to the hotel, full-board meals, the mandatory COVID-19 RT-PCR test on your 7th day, and FREE classes and virtual tours complete with guides to give you a hassle-free trip. 

This package is best for travelers planning to fly to the Philippines from the U.S. during the pandemic. The Philippine government requires all visitors to quarantine in a hotel after arriving in the country. When you book this package, you can rest worry-free since this will cover your flight, quarantine hotel, your airport pick-up, and transfers to the hotel, your meals, and setting an appointment for your mandatory RT-PCR test on the 7th day of your trip. 

Upon landing, you will be escorted to the 3-star Astoria Plaza Hotel, one of the accredited accommodations certified to operate and accept guests for quarantine purposes. Rest easy during your stay as the hotel follows strict measures against COVID-19, such as temperature checks, regular sanitation, and contract tracing. Each guest also gets a complimentary sanitation kit. 

While unwinding in your room after your trip, you can avail of the FREE classes and virtual guided tours to make the most of your time in quarantine. Among these virtual experiences is a tour of Manila City’s walled district of Intramuros, the breathtaking islands of Palawan, Cordillera’s beautiful highlands. It also includes language classes on Filipino/Tagalog and Baybayin, an in-depth session on the delectable dishes in Pampanga, and an interactive mystery game centered around the art history of the Philippines. 

Book this quarantine package and travel to Manila, Philippines, during the pandemic without worrying about your hotel, airfare, airport transfer, meals, and COVID-19 test. Check availability by choosing a date.

Included

One-way Economy Airfare from Los Angeles (LAX) to Manila (MNL) via Philippines Airlines Flight PR 103 with FREE 23 kilos baggage allowance per person (DAY 1-2)
OPTIONAL ADD-ON: Exclusive discounted return flight at PHP 17,999 per person. Select the Round-trip airfare before booking. (See details in the PAL section below)
Private transfer from Manila Airport to Astoria Plaza Hotel (DAY 3)
10-Day Quarantine stay at Astoria Plaza Hotel One-Bedroom Suite with free wifi, and early check-in (DAY 3 to 12)
Daily full board meals during Quarantine stay (Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner)
Free Daily Virtual Classes & Tours
Mandatory RT-PCR Test (Quarantine Day 7)
Waived Flight rebooking fee if done at least 4 days before departure. Minimal fare difference may apply

Activities

Airport Transfers
Accommodation
Virtual Tours
Virtual Classes

Daily itinerary

Day 1
Planes in Los Angeles Airport

Departure from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Fill out all the necessary documents and pack the travel requirements before heading to the Los Angeles International Airport to ensure you have a hassle-free journey to the Philippines. From there, you will hop on a Philippine Airlines flight bound for Manila, which is already a part of your package.

Day 2
Flight of PAL from Los Angeles to Manila

Flight to Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)

The flight from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) will span 14 hours and 30 minutes, which will fill your entire second day. During your flight, rest with no worries as the Philippine Airlines crew will take you safely to the Philippines.

Day 3
Pool of Astoria Hotel Plaza

Arrival at Philippines & Early check-in at Astoria Plaza Hotel + Quarantine Day 1

A private transfer will meet you at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 International Arrival - Bay No. 14 (Inner lane) when you arrive in Manila. Your guide will then transport you to the Astoria Plaza Hotel for an early check-in to begin your required 10-day quarantine. You will also receive a free sanitation kit when you enter the hotel. During your stay, the staff will deliver breakfast, lunch, and dinner straight to your suite. They will also inform you about your mandatory RT-PCR test schedule, which will take place on your 7th day in quarantine.

Should you experience any COVID-19 symptoms before your scheduled test, make sure to inform the staff immediately. As necessary, you will then be assessed by a health or BOQ officer for medical management and testing.

Day 4
Enjoy the view of Intramuros from your screens in Astoria Plaza Hotel

Quarantine Day 2 + Intramuros Virtual Tour with Guide (FREE)

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be served directly in your hotel room. In between meals, you can also take a FREE Intramuros Virtual Tour with a Guide.

During the virtual tour, you will be able to learn about the rich history behind Pearl City while seeing the most notable tourist sites of the Walled City of Intramuros. As you virtually stroll through the district, you will learn about Manila’s over 400-year heritage and colonial ties to Spain.

Day 5
Assessment Checklist to be given at your room in Astoria Plaza Hotel

Quarantine Day 3 + Filipino Language Online Class (FREE)

As part of the quarantine package, meals will be brought to you in your suite. You can enroll in the FREE Filipino Language Online Class.

The Filipino Language online course introduces the basics of the Filipino/Tagalog language for beginners. You will learn about the communicative techniques of the language as well as its four modalities: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. The program provides students with enough language and cultural understanding to engage in basic daily discussions using simple sentence-level speech.

Expect to receive an email from the RT-PCR lab to confirm your hotel and room number on the fifth day. The notice includes an assessment checklist for updates on your health, which you will need to submit the day after.

Day 6
View of El Nido Palawan's blue waters

Quarantine Day 4 + Palawan Virtual Tour with Guide (FREE)

In line with the safety protocols, your daily meals will be provided in your hotel room. Make sure to turn in the assessment checklist as soon as possible. You have the option of taking advantage of the FREE Palawan Virtual Tour with Guide as well.

The virtual tour will take you to the islands of Palawan, which are regarded as the Philippines' final frontier and are constantly named as one of the most beautiful places on the planet by different international magazines. This comprehensive tour of Palawan will take you from north to south of the island, highlighting its lively biodiversity and stunning sights.

Day 7
View of Cordillera Mountains

Quarantine Day 5 + Cordillera Virtual Tour with Guide (FREE)

The hotel staff will serve your breakfast, lunch, and dinner in your suite. On this day, the RT-PCR lab will contact you or your hotel to verify your location and schedule again. You may go on a FREE Cordillera Virtual Tour with a Guide before or after your test.

You will be able to explore the Cordillera Central mountain range, the tallest and single biggest mass of mountains in the whole Philippine archipelago, throughout this virtual tour. The rice terraces are more than just a spectacular sight. They are also a source of nourishment for Filipinos throughout the archipelago and a towering symbol of national pride.

Day 8
Baybayin Language from National Museum in Manila

Quarantine Day 6 + Baybayin Online Class (FREE)

To ensure your safety, breakfast, lunch, and supper will be served in your hotel room. You can also opt to join a FREE Baybayin Online Class.

Through the class, you will learn about Baybayin, an ancient 17-character indigenous Indic script that has been a part of Filipino culture and tradition for generations. In recognition of the importance of this ancient language in the Philippine culture, Filipino millennials worldwide are reviving it via fashion, tattoos, and various mediums of art.

Day 9
A bud used to take an RT-PCR test

Quarantine Day 7 + Mandatory RT-PCR Test

On day 7, you will take the mandatory RT-PCR test. Make sure to show your passport and ID to the staff who will be handling the procedure. The hotel staff will serve your meals for the day in your room.

Day 10
Clean interiors of a room in Astoria Plaza Hotel

Quarantine Day 8 + Juan Luna Mystery Game (FREE)

As part of the quarantine package, your meals will be served in your hotel room. You may participate in the FREE Juan Luna Mystery Game today as well.

This interactive mystery game-virtual tour program will put your analytical and critical thinking abilities to the test while introducing you to Manila's art scene and history. You'll have to solve riddles to get closer to the buried riches.

Day 11
Learn how to make different famous dishes from Pampanga with an online cooking class

Quarantine Day 9 + Kapampangan Cuisine Cooking Lesson (FREE)

The hotel staff will deliver your meals straight to your room. You can also spend a part of your day taking the FREE Kapampangan Cuisine Cooking Lesson.

During the culinary session, you will learn about the Kapampangans' creativity, as exhibited by the colorful roots of their native dishes. You will also discover what makes the cuisine of Pampanga stand out and why it has been dubbed as the Culinary Capital of the Philippines.

Day 12
Pool area in Astoria Plaza Hotel

Quarantine Day 10 + Check-out of Astoria Plaza Hotel

Breakfast and lunch will be served in the comfort of your hotel room. You will then check out of the Astoria Plaza Hotel as your 10-day required quarantine ends.

What to bring

Passport
Face Mask and Face Shield

Good to know

BOOKING INFORMATION - Upon booking, please expect an email from booking@guidetothephilippines.ph for the voucher, reminder, and next steps.

TOUR DURATION - 2 Days Transit Time + 10 Days Manila Quarantine

MEET AND GREET - For seamless transfer from the airport to your hotel, kindly keep your communication lines open. Once you arrived in the Philippines your designated driver will reach out to you. The driver will meet the Passengers at the Vehicle Loading area as follows; NAIA Terminal 2 International Arrival - Bay No. 14 (inner lane) | NAIA Terminal 2 Domestic Arrival - Bay No. 6 (inner lane)

VIRTUAL TOURS AND CLASSES - You will receive a confirmation email including the meeting link for your chosen tours and classes within 48hrs upon completion of purchase. Virtual Tours and Classes start at 1:00 PM PST via Google Meet.

Flights by Philippine Airline (LAX-MNL)

Philippine Airlines' high-technology aircraft are equipped with advanced cabin air systems. This enables the continuous infusion of clean air across the cabin and High-Efficiency Particulate Air filters (HEPA filters) that remove viruses, bacteria, and other contaminants with 99.99% efficiency.

Your Flight Details

This package includes a one-way Economy class airfare from Los Angeles to Manila with a baggage allowance of 23 kgs each for 2 bags per person. PR103/113 Los Angeles (LAX) - Manila (MNL) | Terminal: NAIA 2 Note: Flight numbers may vary. Subject to change.

Completing Your Traveler Details

Philippine Airlines flight e-tickets will be issued as soon as all Traveler details are submitted online. IMPORTANT: Once booked, please check your email to complete the Philippine Airlines online form within 24 hours of booking. For questions and assistance, please email booking@guidetothephilippines.ph. Optional return flights are available. Travel dates for return flights (departing Manila) are September 20 to March 9, 2021, with blackout dates from December 11, 2021 to January 20, 2022. Upon booking, please expect a separate email with the itinerary and vouchers, a link to the Traveler Details Form(TDF) which you'll need to accomplish for ticket issuance, and some reminders to guide you for your arrival in the Philippines. Information on your return trip if you opt to get a roundtrip ticket will be inputted in the TDF.

Optional Return Flight

Return flights must be booked within three (3) months from their departure date. Offer is valid only until March 9, 2022. Blackout dates of December 11, 2021 to January 20, 2022 applies. Upon booking, please expect a separate email with the itinerary and vouchers, a link to the Traveler Details Form(TDF) which you'll need to accomplish for ticket issuance, and some reminders to guide you for your arrival in the Philippines. Information on your return trip if you opt to get a roundtrip ticket will be inputted in the TDF.

Philippine Airline Optional Return Ticket - Terms and Conditions

Return flights must be booked within three (3) months from their departure date. Offer is valid only until March 9, 2022. Blackout dates of December 11, 2021 to January 20, 2022 applies. Upon booking, please expect a separate email with the itinerary and vouchers, a link to the Traveler Details Form(TDF) which you'll need to accomplish for ticket issuance, and some reminders to guide you for your arrival in the Philippines. Information on your return trip if you opt to get a roundtrip ticket will be inputted in the TDF.

Astoria Plaza

Astoria Plaza blends relaxation and elegance to create the ideal place for modern living at the heart of Pasig city. Each guest room is an inspired creation designed for you to experience a sense of tranquility and exclusivity amidst the busy urban landscape.

One Bedroom Suite

Stretch out in an expansive one-bedroom suite in Pasig. With a spacious living and dining room area, it has all that you need to relax, be productive, and stay connected to the pulse of the city. Check-in time is 2:00 pm; Check-out time is 12:00 nn Details on bed configurations available upon request No smoking

Two Bedroom Suite

Perfect for group hotel accommodations in Pasig of up to six guests, our two-bedroom suites provide a roomy and inspired combined living and working space. Check-in time is 2:00 pm; Check-out time is 12:00 nn Details on bed configurations available upon request No smoking

Room Occupancy Guidelines

Based on the guidelines issued by the Department of Tourism (DOT), Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF – EID) and the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ), single occupancy stays should be observed. Exceptions for double occupancy may apply if you belong to any of the guest profiles mentioned below and are able to provide the requirements listed: 1. Persons from the same household traveling together • Copy of ID’s with the same home address; • Proof of billing including both guest names; or Affidavit confirming that both guests belong to the same household 2. Guests traveling with a minor (18 years of age and below) • Copy of ID reflecting the birth date of the minor 3. Guests such as Senior Citizens and/or travelers with medical emergencies: • Copy of Senior Citizen/PWD ID; • Medical Certificate indicating chronic medical illness If none of the above guest profiles apply to you, you may try and seek approval from the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) by providing your complete guest profile details and reason for room share request. The request should be sent to the email address that corresponds to the airport you will arrive at: • Arrival at Terminal 1 - boq.naia.t1@gmail.com • Arrival at Terminal 2 - boq.naia.t2@gmail.com • Arrival at Terminal 3 - bureauofquarantine.t3@gmail.com For repatriated OFWs and ROFs under quarantine, double or multiple occupancy in rooms shall be pre-approved by the quarantine medical officer (QMO) on duty stationed at the NAIA terminals.

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