By J. Jala | 11:52 PM November 20, 2020
Local airlines will soon start operating flights between Manila and Bohol as the island-province has reopened its doors to tourists beginning Nov. 15.
The country’s flag-carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) will resume its flight to Bohol starting on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020.
PAL will have three (3) flights per week. The airline will have trips on Wednesdays, Friday and Sunday.
Low-cost carrier Philippines AirAsia said it would resume flights each way from Manila to Bohol beginning Dec. 1.
“AirAsia is offering 50% off on all flights from Manila to Bohol for this week only… for travels between 1 December and 30 October 2021,” the statement said.
Meanwhile, Cebu Pacific will have daily flights to Bohol starting on December 1, 2020.
Tourists are reminded to secure a negative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) swab test result taken within 72 hours before flight departure, as well as a confirmed booking at a hotel accredited by the Department of Tourism or the provincial government of Bohol.
Tourists should register through the Bohol Tourist Registration portal via https://tourism.bohol.gov.ph/ and save a digital or printed copy of the QR code, which will be scanned upon entry and exit of establishments and sites.