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Manila Quarantine from SFO at Discovery Suites with Philippine Airlines, Meals & Virtual Tours

Manila Quarantine from SFO at Discovery Suites with Philippine Airlines, Meals & Virtual Tours
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Tour starts
(SFO) San Francisco International Airport, CA USA
Starting time
at 23:55
Duration
8 days
Ending place
Discovery Suites, ADB Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig, Metro Manil
Languages:
English
Difficulty:
Easy
Available:
All year
Minimum age:
None

Fly from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Manila, Philippines, and spend your mandatory quarantine at Discovery Suites Hotel with this quarantine package. This package includes a 6-day stay for fully vaccinated travelers with negative RT-PCR result from airport of origin at Discovery Suites Hotel's Junior Suite, Philippine Airlines Economy Class airfare to MNL from LAX, pick-up from the airport to the hotel, full-board meals, and the mandatory COVID-19 RT-PCR test on your 5th quarantine day To make the most of your time, FREE classes and virtual tours with guides are also included. For unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travelers, you will have the option to add 2 days to this package to complete the required 8 quarantine days, and the RT-PCR test will be scheduled on your 7th quarantine day.

Inbound travelers are required by the government to undergo quarantine upon arrival, and this package is perfect for people coming from the U.S. to Manila during this pandemic. Your flight, quarantine hotel, transportation to the hotel, meals, and the mandatory COVID-19 RT-PCR test are already included in this quarantine package, so you don’t have to worry about arranging them for your trip.

When you arrive in Manila City, a guide will assist you in checking into the Junior Suite at the 4-star Discovery Suites Hotel, which is quarantine-approved. To provide a secure environment for its guests, the institution observes stringent COVID-19 safety measures such as contact tracing, frequent cleaning, and temperature checks. After checking in, you will also receive a complimentary hygiene kit.

Sign up for any of the FREE courses and virtual guided tours while relaxing in your hotel after a long flight to make the most of your time in quarantine. Virtual tours of Manila's walled area of Intramuros, the beautiful islands of Palawan, and the stunning highlands of the Cordillera region are accessible. It also includes Filipino/Tagalog and Baybayin language lessons, a comprehensive look at Pampanga's gastronomic pleasures, and an interactive mystery game based on Philippine art history.

Book this quarantine package for a stress-free trip to Manila, Philippines, despite the pandemic. Hotel, flights, airport transportation, meals, and the COVID-19 test are all included. 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 21,999 per person. Select the Round-trip airfare before booking. Not valid for Dec. 20, 2021-Jan. 15, 2022. Special rates will apply. (See details in the PAL section below)
6-Day Quarantine stay at Discovery Suites Hotel - Junior 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
ADD-ON: Early Check-in at Hotel (See details in the Good to Know section below)
ADD-ON: 2 Nights stay extension for Partially Vaccinated/Unvaccinated
ADD-ON: One-Way Transfer from hotel to airport after checkout

Activities

Airport Transfers
Accommodation
Virtual Tours
Virtual Classes

Daily itinerary

Day 1
Inside the San Francisco Airport

Departure from San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Before departing from San Francisco International Airport, double-check that you have completed all necessary paperwork and carried all necessary travel documents. Following that, you will board a Philippine Airlines flight bound for Manila to begin your journey.

Day 2
Aerial view of the coast of San Francisco Beach

Flight to Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)

The flight from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila will take around 14 hours and 5 minutes (MNL). You can unwind on this long-haul flight while the Philippine Airlines crew brings you safely to the Philippines.

Day 3
Aerial view of the Ortigas skyline from Discovery Suites

Arrival at Philippines & Early check-in at Discovery Suites Hotel + Quarantine Day 1

After arriving at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Manila, you will be picked up by your private transfer to Discovery Suites 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 with Negative RT-PCR from Origin Airport), or 7th quarantine day (if Partially Vaccinated / Unvaccinated with Negative RT-PCR from Origin Airport).

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
Enjoy the view of Intramuros from your room in Discovery Suites

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
Virtual Tour of Intramuros

Quarantine Day 3

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.

Day 6
Virtual Tour of Palawan

Quarantine Day 4

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be delivered to your room by the hotel personnel. You may also join a FREE tour or class scheduled for the day.

Day 7
Mandatory RT-PCR Test

Quarantine Day 5 + RT-PCR Test (For Fully Vaccinated with Negative RT-PCR from Origin Airport)

All your meals will be served inside your room to comply with safety protocols. You may go on a FREE virtual tour or class scheduled for this day.

The mandatory RT-PCR test will be administered on quarantine day 5 if you are fully vaccinated. Prepare your passport and ID and show them to the personnel who will conduct the test. The hotel staff will serve all your meals inside your hotel room.

Day 8
Pool at Discovery Suites Manila

Quarantine Day 6 + 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 Discovery Suites Hotel.

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.

EARLY CHECK-IN - Standard check-in time is 1400H-1500H. For early check-in, you may proceed to add-ons to avail of early check-in exclusive rates. Make sure that room for early check-in selected is same as the actual room type.

MANDATORY RT-PCR TEST - When you register to One Health Pass (https://www.onehealthpass.com.ph/e-HDC), you need to choose Detoxicare as your testing laboratory.

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.

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.

Philippine Arrivals Testing & Quarantine Protocols

New quarantine protocols for all inbound travelers to the Philippines due to the new Omicron Variant which has been recorded in several countries abroad. The arrival and quarantine protocols in the Philippines for Green and Yellow List countries below are taking effect on Dec. 3, 2021 as stated by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF): For Fully Vaccinated Passengers - Required to present a pre-departure negative RT-PCR test taken within 72 hrs from departure - Facility quarantine with testing done on the 5th day, if negative, completion of the mandatory 14 day quarantine at home with arrival date as Day 1 For Unvaccinated, Not Fully Vaccinated or No Proof of Vaccination - Required to present a pre-departure negative RT-PCR test taken within 72 hrs from departure - Facility quarantine with testing done on the 7th day, if negative, completion of the 14 day quarantine at home with arrival date as Day 1 Minors would follow the testing and quarantine protocol of the parent or guardian traveling with them, regardless of their vaccination status and country of origin.

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