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Manila Quarantine from SFO at Astoria Plaza with Philippine Airlines, Meals & Virtual Tours

Manila Quarantine from SFO at Astoria Plaza with Philippine Airlines, Meals & Virtual Tours
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Tour starts
(SFO) San Francisco International Airport, CA USA
Starting time
Duration
6 days
Ending place
Astoria Plaza, Escriva Drive, Ortigas Business District, Pasig,
Languages:
English
Difficulty:
Easy
Available:
All year
Minimum age:
None

Travel to Manila, Philippines, from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and enjoy a comfortable stay in Pasig City’s Astoria Plaza Hotel during the mandatory quarantine for inbound travelers with this package. This already covers your 4-day stay for fully vaccinated travelers with negative RT-PCR result from airport of origin at Astoria Plaza Hotel’s One-Bedroom Suite, Philippine Airlines Economy Class airfare from SFO to MNL, transfer from the airport to the hotel, daily meals, the mandatory COVID-19 RT-PCR test on your 3rd quarantine day, and even FREE virtual tours and classes with guides to keep you occupied during your quarantine. For fully vaccinated travelers without negative RT-PCR result from airport of origin, you will have the option to add 2 days to this package to complete the required 6 quarantine days, and the RT-PCR test will be scheduled on your 5th quarantine day. For unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travelers, you will have the option to add 4 days to this package to complete the required 8 quarantine days, and the RT-PCR test will be scheduled on your 7th quarantine day.

Since the Philippine government requires all visitors to follow the 10-day quarantine, this package is ideal for those who want to fly to the Philippines from the U.S. during this pandemic. Expect a hassle-free trip after booking this package as it will already take care of your flight, quarantine hotel, your airport pick-up, and transfers to the hotel, full-board meals, and scheduling your mandatory RT-PCR test.

When you arrive in Manila City, you will be guided to the 3-star Astoria Plaza Hotel, one of the hotels certified to welcome visitors for quarantine reasons. During your visit, you may relax knowing that the hotel takes stringent COVID-19 prevention measures like temperature checks, frequent sanitation, and contract tracing of anyone entering the property. In addition, each visitor receives a free sanitation kit.

To make the most of your time in quarantine, join any of the FREE courses and virtual guided tours while relaxing in your accommodation following your long flight. A tour of Manila City's walled area of Intramuros, the stunning islands of Palawan, and the picturesque hills of the Cordillera are among the virtual experiences available. It also includes Filipino/Tagalog and Baybayin language courses, an in-depth session on the culinary creations of Pampanga, and an interactive mystery game focused on Philippine art history.

Book this quarantine package and travel to Manila, Philippines, during the pandemic. Travel with no worries as your hotel, airfare, airport transfer, meals, and COVID-19 test will all be pre-arranged for you. Check availability by choosing a date.

Included

One-way Economy airfare from San Francisco (SFO) to Manila (MNL) via Philippines Airlines Flight PR 105 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)
4-Day Quarantine stay at Astoria Plaza - One Bedroom Suite (For Fully Vaccinated with Negative RT-PCR Test from Airport of Origin)
Full Board Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner)
One-Way Transfer from Airport upon Arrival
Complimentary Wi-Fi Access
FREE Daily Virtual Classes and Tour - Choose the classes you want to avail
Mandatory RT-PCR Test (Exclusive for NAIA Terminal 2 Arrivals)
ADD-ON: For NAIA Terminal 1 & 2 arrivals, Philippine Airport Diagnostic Laboratory will facilitate your Mandatory RT-PCR. (See Good to Know Section for Further Details)
ADD-ON: Early Check-in at Hotel (See details in the Good to Know section below)
ADD-ON: 2 Nights stay extension for Fully Vaccinated without Negative RT-PCR from Origin Airport
ADD-ON: 4 Nights stay extension for Partially Vaccinated/Unvaccinated

Activities

Airport Transfers
Accommodation
Virtual Tours
Virtual Classes

Daily itinerary

Day 1
Inside San Francisco Airport

Departure from San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

To guarantee a hassle-free trip to the Philippines, fill out all essential paperwork and pack all of the necessary travel requirements before arriving at San Francisco International Airport. Then, as part of your package, you'll board a Philippine Airlines aircraft to Manila.

Day 2
Aircraft of PAL from San Francisco Airport

Flight to Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)

The trip from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) would last for 14 hours and 5 minutes, taking up the entirety of your second day. Sit back and relax as the Philippine Airlines crew will make sure to bring you to the Philippines safely.

Day 3
One bedroom room in Astoria Plaza Hotel

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

After arriving at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Manila, you will be picked up by your private transfer to Astoria Plaza Hotel at Terminal 2 International Arrival - Bay No. 14 (Inner lane). The hotel staff will give you your personal sanitation kit. All meals will be served inside your hotel room. You will be advised about your mandatory RT-PCR test that you need to take on the 3rd quarantine day (if Fully Vaccinated with Negative RT-PCR from Origin Airport), 5th quarantine day (if Fully Vaccinated without Negative RT-PCR from Origin Airport) or 7th quarantine day (if Partially Vaccinated / Unvaccinated).

In case you show symptoms of COVID-19 before your RT-PCR test, you need to inform the hotel staff as soon as possible. A health or BOQ officer will examine you and may have you undergo testing if necessary.

Day 4
Aerial view of Intramuros

Quarantine Day 2

The hotel staff will serve you your breakfast, lunch, and dinner inside your room. You may take part in the FREE virtual tour or class scheduled for this day.

Day 5
Mandatory RT-PCR Test

Quarantine Day 3 + RT-PCR Test (For Fully Vaccinated with Negative RT-PCR from Origin Airport)

As a safety measure, your meals will be served to you in your hotel room. You can take a FREE virtual tour or class scheduled for this day. The mandatory RT-PCR test will be administered on quarantine day 3 if you are Fully Vaccinated with Negative RT-PCR from Origin Airport. Prepare your passport and ID and show them to the personnel who will conduct the test.

Day 6
Astoria Plaza Manila

Quarantine Day 4 + Check-Out (For Fully Vaccinated with Negative RT-PCR from Origin Airport)

For fully vaccinated travelers, breakfast and lunch will be served in your room. Once you’ve completed your mandatory quarantine and get negative results in your RT-PCR test, you can check out of your room at Astoria Plaza.

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.

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.

HOTEL STAY EXTENSION - Delays caused by the processing of quarantine certificates by the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) that results in additional nights will be settled between the guest and the hotel. Guest can book directly with the hotel via personal account using the published rate.

Flights by Philippine Airline (SFO-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 San Francisco to Manila with a baggage allowance of 23 kgs each for 2 bags per person. PR105 San Francisco (SFO) - 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.

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.

Philippine Arrivals Testing & Quarantine Protocols

Based on the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) Resolution No. 149-A released last November 18, 2021, here are the updated quarantine protocols for those coming from countries, territories, or jurisdictions under the Green, Yellow and Red List, effective November 22, 2021: GREEN LIST Filipinos with a negative RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours before departure • No quarantine and testing upon arrival Filipinos without a negative RT-PCR test • Facility-based quarantine until release of negative results • On-arrival swabbing • Self-monitoring until the 14th day upon arrival Foreigners with Negative RT-PCR taken within 72 hours before departure • No facility-based quarantine and testing upon arrival • Self-monitoring until the 14th day upon arrival Unvaccinated, Partially Vaccinated, Unverified, Fully Vaccinated But Without Pre-Test Travel Requirement Filipinos & Foreigners • Facility-based quarantine until the release of the negative test results • 5th day swabbing • Self-monitoring until the 14th day from arrival Note: The testing and quarantine protocols of Minors shall follow the testing and quarantine protocol of the parent/guardian traveling with them, regardless of the minor’s vaccination status, and country of origin. Green List Countries: American Samoa, Bhutan, Chad, China (Mainland), Comoros, Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Federated States of Micronesia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of China), India, Indonesia, Japan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Malawi, Mali, Marshall Islands, Montserrat, Morocco, Namibia, Niger, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Paraguay, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sint Eustatius, South Africa, Sudan, Taiwan, Togo, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. YELLOW LIST Filipinos and Foreigners with a negative RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours before departure • Facility based quarantine until release of negative results • 3rd day swabbing • Self-monitoring until 14th day from arrival Filipinos and Foreigners without a negative RT-PCR test • Facility-based quarantine until release of negative results • 5th day swabbing • Home quarantine until the 10th day from arrival Unvaccinated, Partially Vaccinated, Unverified, Fully Vaccinated but without Pre-Test Travel Requirement • Facility based quarantine until release of negative results • 7th day swabbing • Home quarantine until the 14th day from arrival Note: The testing and quarantine protocols of Minors shall follow the testing and quarantine protocol of the parent/guardian traveling with them, regardless of the minor’s vaccination status, and country of origin. Yellow List Countries: All other countries, jurisdictions and territories that were not mentioned in the Green List, shall be under the yellow list. RED LIST Only Returning Filipinos via government-initiated repatriation, non-government-initiated repatriation, and Bayanihan Flights may be allowed entry subject to: • Mandatory 10-day facility-based quarantine • 7th day swabbing Sources: https://bit.ly/PALTravelsToPH https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2021/10/29/green-red-yellow-list.html

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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