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A country made up of many islands in Southeast Asia which was formerly a Spanish colony and has Manila as its capital.

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Am I over-staying in the Philippines? Japanese Dual citizen

I have been living in the Philippines since I was a kid. I was born to a Japanese father and Filipino mom, which makes me a Filipino citizen. A few days ago, I inquired about getting a Filipino ...
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Should I wear a jacket on my trip to the Philippines? [closed]

I have a Filipino friend that always tells me that it's cold and she has to wear a jacket, but when I check the weather, it's 24°c. I mean I only wear t-shirts at this temperature! Is there something ...
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How to legally drive in the Philippines as a foreigner?

This question assumes a - "regular tourist" - foreigner with a valid foreign driver's license. Short version As a foreigner, you can drive in the Philippines up to 90 days since arrival, with your ...
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Where can I buy postage stamps in Manila, Philippines? And where can I go to send postcards? How much will it be?

Where can I buy a postage stamp near Paco, Manila, Philippines? What stamps will I need to send it to the US?
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Who to contact regarding exit date stamped in passport?

I am a British citizen currently in Tuguegarao (northern Philippines) with no way of getting back to Manila to catch my return flight to UK on 21st March (all domestic flights from Tuguegarao, buses ...
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Can you get held at immigration for not paying hotel bills in Philippines?

A friend of mine booked a cheap lodge in Philippines through booking.com. But the day before his flight, he found a nicer hotel to stay and even found some last minute bad reviews of this cheap ...
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Is the water clean in Manila?

It seems like a silly question for most of my travels, as I 'll be in a hotel, but I will travel a little bit.
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Overstaying In Philippines [duplicate]

Overstayed in Philippines for 18 years. I wanna go back in Hawaii. But i have no money. Also my passport lost 3 years ago. I don't know what to do. Not enough money to go home.
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Are layover currently allowed as of 20th of March 2020 In Taipei and Manila airport?

I am planning to flight from Brisbane to Osaka and wondering if it was possible to layover at Taipei or Manila airport?
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What percentage of international flights departing from Manila are cancelled due to Duterte's lockdown on Metro Manila from 2020-03-15 to 2020-04-14? [closed]

What percentage of international flights departing from Manila airport (MNL) are cancelled because of Duterte's lockdown on Metro Manila because of COVID-19 from 2020-03-15 to 2020-04-14? I have ...
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Does the COVID-19 Metro Manila curfew from 2020-03-15 to 2020-04-14 prevent travelers from going to the airport during the curfew hours?

Does the COVID-19 Metro Manila curfew from 2020-03-15 to 2020-04-14 (8pm to 5am) prevent travelers from going to the airport (Ninoy Aquino International Airport, MNL) during the curfew hours? Here ...
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Where I can find the up-to-date list of countries with “local coronavirus transmission” that Philippines banned foreign visitors from?

I read in this answer by lambshaanxy: the Philippines have also banned foreign visitors from countries with "local coronavirus transmission" Where can I find the up-to-date list of countries with ...
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Can one travel from Metro Manila to somewhere else in Philippines outside Metro Manila via another country during the COVID-19 Metro Manila lockdown?

Can one travel from Metro Manila to somewhere else in Philippines outside Metro Manila via another country during the COVID-19 Metro Manila lockdown? Or is it against the Metro Manila lockdown rules ...
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Does Duterte's lockdown on Metro Manila due to COVID-19 impact non-Filipino citizens traveling from Metro Manila to somewhere else?

I read on https://redd.it/fhg2ew (mirror): Land, Air, Sea Travel suspended to and from Metro Manila, March 15 to April 14, 2020 and I read on https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2020/3/12/...
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Question about my mom (US citizen) returning to USA after overstaying abroad [duplicate]

My mother is a US citizen but overstayed in the philippines for 3 yrs now due to 2 of my brothers had a stroke and 1 passed away,and now she is looking after my other brother.Iwant to her to return to ...
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Different name in my Philippine and Japanese Passport

My name in my Japanese passport is different to the one in my philippine passport. I’m going to Japan this June. I’m really worried because if i were to show only my Philippine passport in the ...
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Ferry to Corregidor Island from Bataan Peninsula

I plan to travel to Bataan, Philippines sometime this year. I know that there are ferry services from Manila to Corregidor but I prefer one that departs from somewhere in Bataan. (I also know there is ...
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how Indian children can come to Philippines together with their filipino mother?

I am a Filipino and I want to bring my 2 children to the Philippines but they are Indian nationals, I want to ask what is the easiest way for me to bring my babies, I am not planning to bring them and ...
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What is a good way to find new western friends in a foreign city? [closed]

I moved to Cebu around a month ago. I'm working from home as a computer programmer. I've been living abroad and travelling for a year now. I'm regularly meeting women and people from the local ...
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How to retrieve lost itinerary confirmation from Cebu Pacific Air?

I have made a booking on Cebu Pacific at the BDO payment center, but I was not able to receive any confirmation on my email. Thus I could not view my itinerary receipt. I have tried many options so ...
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Maiden name on wife's CR1 Visa [duplicate]

My wife has a US CR1 visa with her maiden name on it. Her Philipines passport has her married name on it. Should she have any issues flying to the US for the first time because of the name difference? ...
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NAIA to PNR Nichols?

The train from Nichols (https://goo.gl/maps/ncob95zjFuDALeNj7) goes directly to my destination (http://www.pnr.gov.ph/fares-tickets-nichols-station). I arrive at NAIA T3. How do I go the 2 km from ...
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Extending Visa from Philipines bureau of Imigration

I want to avail visa free travel to Philipines as I have a valid japanese visa. Indians can avail this as per this document. My trouble is that initial visa will be granted for 14 days which can ...
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Bringing bottled soda on Air France / Philippine Airlines flight to Manila

I will soon be flying from Europe to Singapore SIN via Paris CDG (checked through luggage) and then board a separate flight from Singapore to Manila NAIA. I'm visiting a friend and I'd love to bring ...
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Mangoes and Bananas from Manila to Switzerland

We are used to having mangoes, bananas and other fresh fruits and vegetables, in our checked-in luggage from Manila and take them to Geneva, Switzerland. The last time I flew out of the Philippines ...
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How can I return to the Philippines? [closed]

I was in the Philippines for 15 months. I was severely ill and my weight dropped from 65 kilos to 36 kilos. I wanted to come back to the UK for treatment. I ran out of money in Philippines due to ...
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Baggage allowance with Air-Philippines from Manila - Ozamiz and Economy Supersaver ticket?

I have a flight ticket from Manila to Ozamiz flying with Philippine Airlines. The ticket class is Economy Supersaver. On this link I read that for a PAL domestic flight I can check in a piece of ...
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Can I bring meat pies in my checked-in bags?

I am going back to the Philippines for a short vacation and I was wondering if I could bring some meat pies from Australia. I will be flying with Malaysia Airlines. I have two questions : Does ...
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Tourism visa for Philippines for India

I will be travelling to Philippines in December and i have been going through visa free travel requirements for it. As per the Philippines consulate FAQ link , if you hold a valid Japan visa and meet ...
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Check in to 2 hotels at same location

I am planning to check into 2 hotels at the same time and I am wondering if it is allowed or hotel can raise concerns if they find out. Situation is like this, I want to stay in a dormitory as I am a ...
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Intercity Travel in the Philippines

I wish to travel from Manila to Boracay in the Philippines. What are the options I have if I wish to do it over land?
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Banaue to Vigan directly without going through Baguio?

I want to leave Banaue (anytime after say noon) and get to Vigan as quickly as possible without spending more than say 800 php. A few locals I've consulted say the best way is to go back south to ...
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Mangos on flight from Palawan to Manila?

I'm on a flight from Puerto Princesa to Manila this Saturday. Can I bring on board mangos? There were some restrictions earlier due to some weevil thing but I'm not sure if they've been lifted.
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Rolling blackouts in the Philippines

I am planning to visit Luzon, Philippines, and would probably be staying either in Manila or in Morong, Bataan, possibly in a private residence. I've read that the electric power system in the ...
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Philippines visa on arrival with Singapore eVisa

I am a citizen of India. I have a Singapore 35-day multiple-entry visa. Am I eligible to get a visa on arrival in the Philippines, without going to Singapore on this visa? Is it mandatory to go to ...
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Dual citizenship with passport expired

My husband over stayed in Philippines for 3 years, he has dual citizenship but his Phillipine passport had expired what do we do and how much is the penalty that he needs to pay.
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Buying airsoft from HK and travelling back to country of origin via air

I plan to visit Hong Kong and was also thinking of picking a few airsoft guns, as a collector I'm looking to get the most realistic looking guns for display. So the problem is, I'm from the ...
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Dual visas of 2 different country [closed]

Currently I am studying in the Philippines on the basis of my student visa/9f, but unfortunately due to some financial problems and family personal matters I cannot continue my studies anymore, and I ...
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How to find car rental companies in Kalibo, Philippines?

How can I find a rental car in Kalibo, Philippines? Google didn't turn up anything useful. Is it even a good idea to try to find one, or should I just take cabs and buses to explore Panay?
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6 months salary vouchers, latest month not included

The employer provided us just today 6months salary vouchers as proof of salary and allowance received, but they didnt give my sister the latest month - February 2019 (for the reason it is not ...
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How to explain allowance received without any document from employer?

We are reapplying for UK standard visitor visa for my sister. The refusal ground was about the proof of salary received. This time we are providing BIR 2316 Certification of Compensation Payment /Tax ...
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How long do I have to be out of the Philippines to get a new 30 day tourist visa after leaving?

Because return flights are a lot cheaper than two directs - and because I want to go to a few countries in Asia - I'm planning to book a return flight from London to Manila, to stay in Philippines for ...
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Overstay penalties in Philippines [closed]

I'm a French citizen, I'm already in Philippines for 36 months. Normally I have to leave on September 17, 2018, means today. For personal reasons I'll be probably late, then I have to do my ECC. How ...
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Overstaying in the Philippines. Can I pay the fine and continue my stay?

I have overstayed my visit to the Philippines by two years. After paying the fines, can I stay in the Philippines as long as I have a valid visa?
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US citizen overstayed for 11 months in Philippines

My boyfriend overstayed here for 11 months. I was just asking if he can go back here again after paying fines?
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Is it possible to get from the Philippines to Taiwan to Japan (or the reverse) without flying?

It's not that I have a fear of flying but it seems the best way to see Island countries is by island hopping and these three countries are all relatively close to one another if you take into account ...
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Traveling to Philippines

I am Morrocan resident in Romania as a family member. I need to travel to Philippines on February for 2 weeks and I would like to know if I can travel with my residence documentation without visa.
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Where can or who can help me change my old dollar bill? [duplicate]

Hey everyone? I've been having some difficulties exchange my old dollar bill. Can anyone please help me? They said it was old. But it is still im a good shape though.
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I am a US Citizen born in the US. I am american. I am traveling to Philippines [duplicate]

I want to know if I travel to the Philippines and I have a layover in Seoul Korea, do I need a visa to transit through to my next flight to philippines?
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How to leave the Philippines by boat to Taiwan, China or Hong Kong?

We are now trying to do a world tour without flying, and after a bit more than two years we are facing one of the biggest challenges of our journey, crossing the Pacific. We know there are few ...