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

Manila Quarantine from SFO at EDSA Shangri-La 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
Edsa Shangri-La, Manila, Garden Way, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong
Languages:
English
Difficulty:
Easy
Available:
All year
Minimum age:
None

Take a trip from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) 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 SFO to MNL, airport shuttle to the hotel, daily meals (PHP2,000 daily dining credits), 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 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 EDSA Shangri-La - Garden Deluxe Room (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

Daily itinerary

Day 1
Inside the San Francisco Airport in California

Departure from San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

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 San Francisco International Airport (SFO), which is included in this package.

Day 2
Flight going to Manila from San Francisco Airport

Flight to Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)

Your flight from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) will occupy the whole second day of your vacation. The flight is close to 14 hours and 5 minutes long, so be comfy in your seat while the Philippine Airlines staff guarantees a safe journey to the Philippines.

Day 3
Facade of EDSA Shangri-la and pool area

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

After arriving at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Manila, you will be picked up by your private transfer to EDSA Shangri-La 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
Fort Santiago inside 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
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.

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 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.

EDSA Shangri-la Hotel

An urban oasis in the heart of the city. You step into Edsa Shangri-La, Manila, the quintessential luxury retreat in Manila, and your senses are immediately soothed. The hotel’s lush tropical gardens envelope the property with tranquil greenery, creating a peaceful haven of rest. Immersing yourself in the gardens, you sip a cocktail while enjoying the view of the hotel’s pool, which is framed by colourful flora.

Garden Wing Deluxe

Cozy rooms with spectacular views 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. Features Each room offers 34 sqm / 366 sqf of luxury. Garden Wing Deluxe Rooms offer magnificent views of lush gardens and cityscapes. Large, modern bathrooms with bathrobes and extra large towels. Amenities Bath & Personal Care Shangri-La toiletries Hair dryer Iron & ironing board Media & Entertainment Wireless Internet access Cable television In-house movie channels Office Equipment & Stationery Full-size executive writing desk International Direct Dial telephone Voice mail Electronic safe Laptop Locker Refreshments Coffee / tea-making facilities Children's meal plan for guests staying at the hotel. The following children’s meal plan is applicable for all Golden Circle members. When accompanied by a dine-in adult, up to 2 children of registered in-house hotel guests at the age of 6 and below can enjoy buffet meals at the all-day dining venues at no additional charge. Additional children at the age of 6 and below and all children who are above 6 years of age but under 12 years of age will receive a 50% discount on the adult buffet price. Registered in-house hotel guests can also join Golden Circle at any time during their stay to enjoy the meal plan. Children of non-registered walk-in guests under the age of 12 will receive a 50% discount on buffet meals at the all-day dining outlets.

Tower Wing Premiere

Spacious comfort & dazzling cityscapes Generous space and exquisite comfort are hallmarks of Tower Wing Premier Rooms, which offer memorable views of the surrounding cityscape. All rooms in the hotel are non-smoking rooms, pursuant to new government regulations on tobacco use on public premises. The hotel’s designated smoking area is located at the 2nd floor, beside the tennis courts. Features Each room offers 45 sqm / 484 sqf of luxury. Tower Wing Premier Rooms offers magnificent views of the Ortigas Skyline. The spacious, modern bathroom offers a soaking tub and a separate shower cubicle. Amenities Bath & Personal Care Shangri-La toiletries Hair dryer Iron & ironing board Media & Entertainment Wireless Internet access Cable television In-house movie channels Office Equipment & Stationery Full-size executive writing desk International Direct Dial telephone Voice mail Electronic safe Refreshments Coffee / tea-making facilities Children's meal plan for guests staying at the hotel. The following children’s meal plan is applicable for all Golden Circle members. When accompanied by a dine-in adult, up to 2 children of registered in-house hotel guests at the age of 6 and below can enjoy buffet meals at the all-day dining venues at no additional charge. Additional children at the age of 6 and below and all children who are above 6 years of age but under 12 years of age will receive a 50% discount on the adult buffet price. Registered in-house hotel guests can also join Golden Circle at any time during their stay to enjoy the meal plan. Children of non-registered walk-in guests under the age of 12 will receive a 50% discount on buffet meals at the all-day dining outlets.

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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