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Manila Quarantine from Vancouver at EDSA Shangri-La Hotel with Philippine Airlines | 10-Day Stay

Manila Virtual Tour Inclusion| Vancouver to Manila Philippine Airlines +EDSA Shangri-la Hotel Quarantine Package
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Tour starts
Vancouver International Airport
Starting time
at 12:30
Duration
12 days
Ending place
Vancouver International Airport
Languages:
English
Difficulty:
Easy
Available:
All year
Minimum age:
None

Take a trip from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to Manila, Philippines, and stay at Mandaluyong’s EDSA Shangri-La Hotel with this package to fulfill the mandatory 10-day quarantine for inbound passengers. This quarantine package includes a 10-day stay at The EDSA Shangri-La Hotel's Garden Deluxe Room, Philippine Airlines Economy Class flight from Vancouver to MNL (with Roundtrip option), airport shuttle to the hotel, full-board meals, and the required COVID-19 RT-PCR test on your seventh day of stay. This package includes FREE courses and virtual excursions with guides to keep you engaged throughout your quarantine.

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 on your seventh day 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 Vancouver (YVR) to Manila (MNL) via Philippine Airlines PR 117 with FREE 23 kilos baggage allowance per person (DAY 1-2)
OPTIONAL ADD-ON: Exclusive discounted return flight at PHP 15,999 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 (DAY 3)
10-Day Quarantine stay at EDSA Shangri-la - Garden Deluxe (Single Occupancy. See Room Occupancy Guidelines Section) 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
Aerial view of Vancouver International Airport during Philippines Airlines take-off  to Manila

Departure from Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

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 Vancouver International Airport (YVR), which is included in this package.

Day 2
Philippine Airlines flight from Vancouver, Canada to Manila, Philippines

Flight to Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)

Your flight from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) will occupy the whole Day 2 of the trip. The flight is close to 13 hours and 35 minutes long, so be comfy in your seat while the Philippine Airlines staff guarantees a safe journey to the Philippines.

Day 3
Lobby Lounge of EDSA Shangri-la Manila for your early check-in

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 10-day 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. On the seventh day, you will be required to take the COVID-19 RT-PCR test.

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 4
Fort Santiago inside the walled city of Intramuros

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

Your whole day's meals will be served in your hotel room. You may enjoy them while taking a FREE Intramuros Virtual Tour with a Guide.

This virtual tour of Intramuros will take you through the ancient Walled City of Intramuros and its most popular tourist attractions. As you tour the sights of this Spanish fortress, you'll also learn about more than 400 years of Manila's history.

Day 5
Take notes during your Filipino Language Online Class

Quarantine Day 3 + Filipino Language Online Class (FREE)

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will all be served in the coziness of your hotel room. As part of your quarantine package, you may participate in a FREE Filipino Language Online Class.

The Filipino Language Online Class will introduce you to the Tagalog language of the Philippines. In this session, you will study the four modalities of reading, writing, speaking, and listening, as well as the language's communication techniques. This session will also improve your cultural knowledge, allowing you to engage in basic daily interactions with locals using simple phrases.

On Day 5, you should get an email from the RT-PCR lab confirming your hotel and room number. You will also be given a health assessment checklist, which you must complete and return the following day.

Day 6
World-renowned rock formation of Palawan Islands

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

To adhere to quarantine rules, all meals will be provided in your hotel room. Remember to return the health assessment checklist that was previously emailed to you. As part of your package, you may take a FREE Palawan Virtual Tour with a Guide.

In this virtual tour, you will be able to see the Palawan islands. Palawan is recognized as the Philippines' final frontier and is regarded as one of the most beautiful places on the planet by numerous international magazines. This virtual tour of Palawan will take you to several sections of the island, allowing you to experience its magnificent scenery and diverse wildlife.

Day 7
Batad Rice Terraces in Banaue

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

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will all be served in your hotel room. The RT-PCR lab will call you or your hotel to confirm your time and location. You may join a FREE Cordillera Virtual Tour with a Guide.

This trip will take you virtually to the highest and biggest mountain range in the Philippines, the Cordillera Central mountain range. You'll also be able to digitally visit the rice terraces, which give food and pride to Filipinos all throughout the country.

Day 8
Baybayin writings on the window of National Museum

Quarantine Day 6 + Baybayin Online Class (FREE)

All of your meals will be provided within your room to comply with health and safety standards. You may take a FREE Baybayin Online Class on this day.

Baybayin is a 17-character indigenous Indic script that has been used for generations in the Philippines. This lesson will teach you about Baybayin and how Filipino millennials from all over the world are resurrecting it by combining it into tattoos, fashion, and other forms of art to acknowledge its importance in Philippine history.

Day 9
Mandatory RT-PCR Test while inside your room at EDSA Shangri-la Manila

Quarantine Day 7 + Mandatory RT-PCR Test

This is the day for your obligatory RT-PCR test. The personnel who will give the exam will require you to provide your passport and ID. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be served in your hotel room by hotel employees.

Day 10
Inside your Garden Deluxe Room at EDSA Shangri-la Manila

Quarantine Day 8 + Juan Luna Mystery Game (FREE)

All of your meals will be provided in the privacy of your hotel room. You may play the FREE Juan Luna Mystery Game.

The Juan Luna Mystery Game is an interactive application that will put your analytical and critical thinking abilities to the test as you learn about Manila's history, art scene, and renowned artworks. Solving riddles will assist you in recovering the missing riches.

Day 11
Learn how to cook sisig and other Kapampangan dishes

Quarantine Day 9 + Kapampangan Cuisine Cooking Lesson (FREE)

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be given to you in the privacy of your own room. You are welcome to participate in the FREE Kapampangan Cuisine Cooking Lesson.

Pampanga province is renowned as the Culinary Capital of the Philippines, and in this culinary class, you'll find out why. You'll also learn about the Kapampangans' inventiveness, as seen by the origins of their delectable native cuisine.

Day 12
Crystal clear outdoor pool of EDSA Shangri-la Manila

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

The hotel staff will serve you breakfast and lunch in your room. After completing your necessary 10-day quarantine, you will check out of the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel.

What to bring

Face Mask and Face Shield
Passport

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 (YVR-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 Vancouver to Manila with a baggage allowance of 23 kgs each for 2 bags per person. PR117 Vancouver (YVR) - 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 soothe 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 colorful 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.

Premier Suite

Ideal for the discerning traveler, 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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