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Manila Quarantine from SFO at Discovery Suites with Philippine Airlines | 10-Day Stay

SFO to Discovery Suites MNL Quarantine with PAL | Junior Suite
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Tour starts
(SFO) San Francisco International Airport, CA USA
Starting time
at 22:30
Duration
12 days
Ending place
(SFO) San Francisco International Airport, CA USA
Languages:
English
Difficulty:
Easy
Available:
All year
Minimum age:
None

Fly to Manila, Philippines from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and stay at the Discovery Suites Hotel during the necessary 10-day quarantine period for inbound guests. This quarantine package includes a Philippine Airlines Economy Class flight from SFO to MNL (with Roundtrip option), a 10-day stay at Discovery Suites Hotel's Junior Suite, airport transfer, daily meals, the required RT-PCR test on your seventh day, and even FREE virtual classes and tours with guides to help you experience the Philippines from the comforts of your hotel room.

This package is ideal for anyone planning a trip to the Philippines from the United States during the pandemic, as the Philippine government requires all visitors to adhere to a 10-day quarantine. You can feel assured that your vacation will be smooth and convenient since it already includes your airfare, quarantine hotel, airport pick-up and transfer, full-board meals, and RT-PCR test.

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 17,999 per person. Select the Round-trip airfare before booking. (See details in the PAL section below)
Private transfer from Manila Airport to Discovery Suites Hotel (DAY 3)
10-Day Quarantine stay at Discovery Suites Hotel Junior 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
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

When you arrive at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), a guide will greet you in Bay 14 of Terminal 2's International Arrival Hall (Inner lane). Following that, you'll be taken to the Discovery Suites Hotel for early check-in and the start of your 10-day quarantine. You will be provided a complimentary sanitation kit when you check-in. Throughout your stay, breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be delivered to your suite. The staff will also inform you of the date and time of your mandatory RT-PCR test.

If you have any COVID-19 symptoms before the scheduled test, please notify the hotel staff immediately. A health or BOQ officer will examine you and determine if you require immediate medical attention or follow-up testing.

Day 4
Enjoy the view of Intramuros from your room in Discovery Suites

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

The hotel staff will deliver breakfast, lunch, and dinner to your room. Throughout the day, you may also join a FREE Intramuros Virtual Tour with a Guide.

As you take a virtual tour of the Walled City of Intramuros, you will learn about the rich history of Pearl City. While digitally traversing the neighborhood, you will also learn about Manila City's almost 400-year history and how Spain's colonial reign had a significant impact on our culture.

Day 5
Enjoy the amenities of a junior suite at Discovery Suites in Ortigas

Quarantine Day 3 + Filipino Language Online Class (FREE)

Meals will be given to you in the privacy of your room on a daily basis. In between meals, you can also take a FREE Filipino Language Online Class.

This online course gives students an overview of the fundamentals of the Filipino/Tagalog language. Students will also understand communication strategies in the language, as well as its four modalities: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. After finishing the course, you should be able to participate in basic dialogues using simple sentence-level speaking.

The RT-PCR lab will contact you on Day 5 of the package. They will confirm your hotel and room number and send a health screening checklist. Please return the completed form the next day for simpler and faster testing.

Day 6
Free virtual tour of Palawan's scenic islands and beaches

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

In accordance with safety requirements, daily meals will be served in your hotel room. Before sending the health assessment form to the staff, double-check it. Today, you may also take a FREE Palawan Virtual Tour with a Guide.

The virtual tour will transport you to the Palawan Islands, which are considered the Philippines' final frontier and have been rated one of the world's most beautiful destinations by a number of prestigious magazines. This virtual tour of Palawan will take you around the whole island, highlighting the region's rich flora and stunning scenery.

Day 7
View of Batad Rice Terraces

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

The hotel staff will deliver your daily meals to your room. On the fifth day of your quarantine in the hotel, the RT-PCR lab will call you to confirm your location and schedule. During the day, you may also take a FREE Cordillera Virtual Tour with a Guide.

The interactive tour will take you to important sites in the Cordillera Central mountain region, which is the highest mountain range in the Philippines. This natural marvel is also known for providing a plentiful supply of food to Filipinos around the archipelago.

Day 8
Take online Baybayin classes from the comforts of your room in Discovery Suites Ortigas

Quarantine Day 6 + Baybayin Online Class (FREE)

To ensure your safety, your daily meals will be brought to your hotel room. You may also take a FREE Baybayin Online Class at any time of day.

Baybayin is a 17-character indigenous Indic script that has been a part of Filipino culture for a long time. Filipino millennials all over the world are reviving this old language via fashion, tattoos, and various kinds of art, having realized its value in Philippine heritage.

Day 9
Take the RT-PCR Test from your room in Discovery Suites in Ortigas

Quarantine Day 7 + Mandatory RT-PCR Test

The mandatory RT-PCR test will be administered on the seventh day of your quarantine. Prior to the test, please provide your ID and passport to the health worker who will be doing the exam. As part of the package, breakfast, lunch, and supper will be supplied at your accommodation.

Day 10
Private bathroom with bathtub in Discovery Suites

Quarantine Day 8 + Juan Luna Mystery Game (FREE)

The hotel staff will deliver the meals for the day to your room. Throughout the day, you can also play a free Juan Luna Mystery Game.

It's an interactive mystery game-virtual tour program that will put your analytical skills to the test while also introducing you to Manila's art scene and history. Players must complete a sequence of riddles in order to win the game.

Day 11
Learn how to make Kapampangan dishes with a free online cooking class

Quarantine Day 9 + Kapampangan Cuisine Cooking Lesson (FREE)

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be delivered to your room so that you may enjoy them in the privacy of your own space. To make the most of your day, you may also take a FREE Kapampangan Cuisine Cooking Lesson.

In this session, you'll learn about the origins of some of Kampampangan's most renowned dishes and how imaginative they are when it comes to culinary inventions. You'll also discover how Pampanga food differs from other Filipino cuisines and why the province is renowned as the Culinary Capital of the Philippines.

Day 12
Check out from Discovery suites in Ortigas

Quarantine Day 10 + Check-out of Discovery Suites Hotel

Breakfast and lunch will be delivered to your hotel room on the tenth and last day of your obligatory quarantine. If you do not show any indications of COVID-19, you will check out of the 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.

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 (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.

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