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Manila Quarantine from JFK at EDSA Shangri-La with Philippine Airlines, Meals & Virtual Tours

Manila Quarantine from JFK at EDSA Shangri-La with Philippine Airlines, Meals & Virtual Tours
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Tour starts
John F. Kennedy International Airport
Starting time
Duration
5 days
Ending place
Edsa Shangri-La, Manila, Garden Way, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong
Languages:
English
Difficulty:
Easy
Available:
All year
Minimum age:
None

Take a trip from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Manila, Philippines, and stay at Mandaluyong’s EDSA Shangri-La Hotel with this package to fulfill the mandatory quarantine for inbound passengers. This quarantine package includes a 4-day stay for fully vaccinated travelers with negative RT-PCR result from airport of origin at The EDSA Shangri-La Hotel's Garden Deluxe Room, Philippine Airlines Economy Class flight from JFK to MNL, airport shuttle to the hotel, full-board meals, and the required COVID-19 RT-PCR test on your 3rd quarantine day. This package includes FREE courses and virtual excursions with guides to keep you engaged throughout 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.

The national government requires inbound travelers to undergo quarantine, and this package is appropriate for people coming from the United States during the pandemic. Your travel, accommodation, airport transportation, meals, and the necessary COVID-19 RT-PCR test are all included in this quarantine package, so you don't have to worry about it.

You will spend your quarantine in the Garden Deluxe Room of the 5-star EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, which has been approved to host quarantine visitors. Temperature checks, sanitation, and contact tracing are all performed at the hotel to ensure the safety of all guests. You will also be given a complimentary sanitation kit to utilize during your stay.

You may use the FREE courses and virtual guided tours that come with your quarantine package to make your stay more productive. In your own room, you may enjoy a virtual tour of Manila's ancient walled district Intramuros, Palawan's gorgeous islands, and the majestic Cordillera Mountains. You may also attend courses in the Filipino/Tagalog and Baybayin languages, as well as Pampanga's famed food, or play an interactive mystery game about the country's art history.

Purchase this quarantine package and go to Manila, Philippines, without having to worry about reserving your airline, accommodation, airport transport, meals, or COVID-19 exam. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Included

One-way Economy airfare from New York (JFK) to Manila (MNL) via Philippine Airlines PR 127 with FREE 23 kilos baggage allowance per person (DAY 1)
OPTIONAL ADD-ON: Exclusive discounted return flight at PHP 19,999 per person. Select the Round-trip airfare before booking. (See details in the PAL section below)
4-Day Quarantine stay at EDSA Shangri-La - Garden Deluxe (For Fully Vaccinated with Negative RT-PCR Test from Airport of Origin)
Daily meals during Quarantine Stay (PHP 2,000 daily dining credits)
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
Flights

Daily itinerary

Day 1
Aerial view of JFK Airport in New York

Departure from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) & Flight to Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)

Make sure you have all of the essential paperwork and travel requirements available before traveling to the airport for a trouble-free vacation. Your flight with Philippine Airlines will depart from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), which is included in this package.

Your flight from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) will occupy the whole Day 1 of your vacation. The flight is close to 16 hours and 40 minutes long, so be comfy in your seat while the Philippine Airlines staff guarantees a safe journey to the Philippines.

Day 2
Lobby and lounge area of EDSA Shangri-la Hotel

Arrival at Philippines & Early check-in at EDSA Shangri-La Hotel + Quarantine Day 1

When you arrive in Manila, your pre-arranged private airport shuttle will meet you at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 International Arrival - Bay No. 14 (Inner lane) and transport you to the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel. You will begin your mandatory quarantine with an early check-in at the hotel, where you will be given your personal sanitation kit. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will all be served in the comfort of your hotel room. Wait for the details of your mandatory RT-PCR test, which must be done 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).

If you have any COVID-19 symptoms before your test, you must notify the hotel staff immediately so that you can be evaluated by a health or BOQ officer. If the officer deems it essential, you may be subjected to testing.

Day 3
Enjoy a virtual tour of Intramuros in Manila

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 4
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 5
EDSA Shangri-La 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 EDSA Shangri-La 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.

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 Airlines (JFK-MNL)

Philippine Airlines' high-technology aircraft are equipped with advanced cabin air systems. This enables 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 New York to Manila with a baggage allowance of 23 kgs each for 2 bags per person. PR127 New York (JFK) - 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.

Edsa Shangri-La, Manila

Step into Edsa Shangri-La, Manila, the quintessential luxury retreat in Manila, and sooth your senses. Lush tropical gardens surround the hotel with tranquil greenery, creating a peaceful haven of rest. Immerse yourself in the gardens and sip a cocktail while enjoying a view of the hotel’s pool framed by colourful flora.

Garden Deluxe

With fine views of Manila and beyond, Garden Wing Deluxe Rooms provide comfort and privacy with a full array of amenities to ensure that your stay is pleasurable.

Premiere Suite

Ideal for the discerning traveller, Garden Wing Premier Suites offer ample living space and superb amenities for a truly indulgent and memorable stay.

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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