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Manila Quarantine from LAX at EDSA Shangri-La with Philippine Airlines | 10-Day Stay + Virtual Tours

Edsa Shangri-La Garden Deluxe Room| LAX to MNL Philippine Airlines Quarantine Package
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Tour starts
Los Angeles International Airport
Starting time
at 22:30
Duration
12 days
Ending place
Los Angeles International Airport
Languages:
English
Difficulty:
Easy
Available:
All year
Minimum age:
None

Travel from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Manila, Philippines, and complete your mandatory 10-day quarantine in the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel in Mandaluyong City. This package includes a 10-day stay in a Garden Deluxe Room at EDSA Shangri-La, Philippine Airlines Economy Class airfare from LAX to MNL (with Roundtrip option), airport transfer, full-board meals, the mandatory COVID-19 RT-PCR test on the 7th day, and FREE classes and virtual tours with guides to ensure a stress-free experience.

This package is ideal for travelers flying from the United States to the Philippines during the pandemic. After landing in the Philippines, the Philippine government mandates all tourists to quarantine in a hotel. You can relax when you buy this package since it includes your airfare, quarantine lodging, airport pick-up and transfers, meals, and scheduling an appointment for your required RT-PCR test on the 7th day of your vacation.

You will be escorted to the 5-star EDSA Shangri-LaHotel upon arrival, which is one of the authorized establishments approved to operate and receive visitors for quarantine purposes. During your visit, you may relax knowing that the hotel takes precautions against COVID-19, such as temperature monitoring, frequent cleanliness, and contract tracking. A complementary sanitation kit is also provided to each visitor.

While relaxing in your accommodation after your trip, you can take advantage of the FREE courses and virtual guided tours to make the most of your quarantine time. Among these virtual experiences are tours of Manila's walled area of Intramuros, the picturesque islands of Palawan, and the beautiful mountains of Cordillera. It also includes Filipino/Tagalog and Baybayin language courses, an in-depth session on the exquisite cuisine of Pampanga, and an interactive mystery game focused on the art history of the Philippines.

Book this quarantine package and fly to Manila, Philippines, during the pandemic without stressing about your accommodation, flights, airport transfer, meals, or 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 EDSA Shangri-La Hotel (DAY 3)
10-Day Quarantine stay at EDSA Shangri-La Hotel Garden Deluxe 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
Road going to Los Angeles Airport in California

Departure from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Fill out all essential paperwork and pack your travel necessities before departing for the Los Angeles International Airport to ensure a trouble-free trip to the Philippines. From there, you will board a Philippine Airlines plane to Manila, which is already included in your package.

Day 2
PAL flight from LAX to Manila

Flight to Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)

The trip from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) will take 14 hours and 30 minutes, taking up most of your second day. Rest assured that the Philippine Airlines crew will safely bring you to the Philippines.

Day 3
Lobby and lounge area of Shangri-la EDSA Hotel

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

When you arrive in Manila, a private transfer will meet you at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 International Arrival - Bay No. 14 (Inner lane). Your guide will then drive you to the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel for an early check-in to begin your 10-day quarantine. When you check-in, you will also be given a complimentary sanitation kit. During your stay, breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be delivered to your suite. They will also notify you of the day and time of your required RT-PCR test, which will take place on your seventh day in quarantine.

If you have any COVID-19 symptoms before your planned test, please notify the staff immediately. If medical treatment and testing are needed, you will be examined by a health or BOQ officer.

Day 4
Fort Santiago in Intramuros

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

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will all be served in your hotel room. You may also enjoy a FREE Intramuros Virtual Tour with a Guide in between meals.

During the virtual tour, you will be able to learn about the rich history of Pearl City while seeing the most popular tourist attractions in the Walled City of Intramuros. You will learn about Manila's nearly 400-year history and colonial connections to Spain as you virtually wander through the neighborhood.

Day 5
Twin beds in a Garden Deluxe Room in EDSA Shangri-la Hotel

Quarantine Day 3 + Filipino Language Online Class (FREE)

Meals will be delivered to your Garden Deluxe Room as part of the quarantine package. You may sign up for a FREE Filipino Language Online Class.

The Filipino Language online course is all about the fundamentals of the Filipino/Tagalog language. You will discover about the language's communication strategies as well as its four modalities: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. The program gives students sufficient language and cultural awareness to participate in basic daily dialogues using simple sentence-level speaking.

On the fifth day, you will get an email from the RT-PCR lab confirming your hotel and room number. The notification contains an evaluation checklist for health updates, which you must complete the next day.

Day 6
Scenic view of Hidden Beach in Palawan

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

Your daily meals will be served in your hotel room in accordance with safety procedures. Please submit the assessment checklist as soon as possible. You may also take advantage of the FREE Palawan Virtual Tour with a Guide.

The virtual tour will take you to the Palawan islands, which are considered the Philippines' last frontier and are consistently rated as one of the most beautiful places on the globe by several international magazines. This thorough tour of Palawan will take you from north to south of the island, showcasing the region's vibrant wildlife and breathtaking vistas.

Day 7
Rice terraces in Batad

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

Breakfast, lunch, and supper will be served in your room by hotel personnel. The RT-PCR lab will contact you or your hotel on this day to confirm your location and schedule once again. Before or after your exam, you may take a FREE Cordillera Virtual Tour with a Guide.

Throughout this virtual tour, you will be able to explore the Cordillera Central mountain range, the highest and single largest mass of mountains in the whole Philippine archipelago. The rice terraces are more than simply a sight to see. They are also a source of nutrition for Filipinos all across the archipelago, as well as a towering symbol of national pride.

Day 8
Baybayin characters on a window

Quarantine Day 6 + Baybayin Online Class (FREE)

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be served in your hotel room to guarantee your safety. You may also sign up for a FREE Baybayin Online Class.

You will learn about Baybayin, a 17-character indigenous Indic script that has been a part of Filipino culture and custom for decades. Recognizing the significance of this ancient language in Philippine culture, Filipino millennials across the world are resurrecting it via fashion, tattoos, and different forms of art.

Day 9
Take the mandatory RT-PCR Test

Quarantine Day 7 + Mandatory RT-PCR Test

On day 7, you will be required to take the RT-PCR test. Make sure to present your passport and ID to the personnel in charge of the operation. Your meals for the day will be served in your room by the hotel staff.

Day 10
View of your quarantine room at EDSA Shangri-la Hotel

Quarantine Day 8 + Juan Luna Mystery Game (FREE)

Your meals will be served in your hotel room as part of the quarantine package. You can also play the FREE Juan Luna Mystery Game now.

This interactive mystery game-virtual tour program will put your analytical and critical thinking skills to the test while also introducing you to the art scene and history of Manila. To go closer to the buried treasure, you'll need to answer puzzles.

Day 11
Learn how to make dishes from Pampanga with a free online cooking lesson

Quarantine Day 9 + Kapampangan Cuisine Cooking Lesson (FREE)

Your meals will be delivered directly to your room by the hotel personnel. You may also spend some time during the day participating in the FREE Kapampangan Cuisine Cooking Lesson.

You will learn about the Kapampangans' innovation during the culinary session, as seen by the vivid roots of their local cuisine. You will also learn what distinguishes Pampanga food and why it has been called the Culinary Capital of the Philippines.

Day 12
Bakeshop at EDSA Shangri-la Hotel

Quarantine Day 10 + Check-out of EDSA Shangri-La Hotel

Breakfast and lunch will be given to you in the privacy of your hotel room. When your 10-day quarantine period ends, you will check out of the 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.

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 Airlines (LAX-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 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.

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.

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