|Frequently Asked Questions|
1. What’s the cheapest destination if I’m going on a package tour?
The Asian package to Bangkok and Philippine local packages.
2. What are the countries that do not require visas for Filipinos?
Brazil, Indonesia(except business trip), Thailand, Brunei, Malaysia, Cambodia, Peru, Palau(except for business trip), Singapore, Taiwan (provided with electronic visa which can be applied when holding a valid US, Canada, Japan, UK, Schengen, Australia, and New Zealand visa), Vietnam, Morocco, Mongolia, Israel.
3. When is the best time to travel to the United States of America?
During off peak periods, from 01 September to 15 December and 01 February to 15 March.
4. What is the baggage allowance for Asia, Europe and the U.S.?
Baggage allowance for Asia and Europe is 20 kilos and for the U.S. it is 2pcs, 50lbs/pc.
5. Which Airlines are member of the Star Alliance?
AC - AIR CANADA
6. What airlines are members of OneWorld?
AA - AMERICAN AIRLINES/AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC.
7. What airlines are members of SKYTEAM?
AF - AIR FRANCE
8. DOCUMENTS TO BE PRESENTED DURING U.S. VISA INTERVIEW:
A. Bank statement for the last three (3) months and both current and former bank account passbooks
B. Employment certification including salary, tenure and position
C. Form W-2
D. Income tax return with Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) or bank stamp
E. Audited financial statement with BIR or bank stamp
F. Pay slips for the last three (3) months
G. Credit card statements for the prior three months
H. Vehicle registration with official receipt
I. Land titles (no certified copies please)
J. Pictures of family, home or business
K. Wedding photos
L. Marriage certificate printed on the Philippine National Statistics Office security paper, if applicable
M. Birth certificate printed on the Philippine National Statistics Office security paper
N. For students, certificate of school registration
O. Certification of membership to legitimate organization(s)
9. What does same day voiding mean?
Tickets issued during the day should be cancelled in the computer before the end of the day.
10. What are the requirements for first time passport applicants?
A. Valid I.D. (driver’s license, SSS I.D., Company I.D., school I.D., PRC I.D., voter’s I.D.)
B. Authenticated birth certificate
D. Personal appearance
E. Print-out of appointment confirmation
F. Fully accomplished passport application form
11, Is the Philippine green passport still valid?
The Philippine green passport is valid until the date of expiration indicated in the passport. However, most countries, require that passports be six months valid at the time of travel.
12. How much are the airport terminal fees in the Philippines?
International Php 550.00
13. What clearances do minors( seventeen years old and below) have to obtain when not traveling with both
Legitimate – ok to travel with one parent but birth certificate and marriage contract (NSO copies) must be brought to the airport at the time of travel.
Illegitimate, travelling with father only – must secure clearance from DSWD.
Illegitimate, travelling with mother only – must bring birth certificate( NSO copy) to the airport.