Category Archives: Travel

Philippine Travel Tax (11 Commonly Asked Questions)

The Philippine Travel tax has become one of the most reliable sources of funding for the government. In fact, 50 percent of the total travel tax collected is retained by TIEZA. TIEZA or Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority replaced the PTA or Philippine Tourism Authority. The CHED (Commission on Higher Education) gets 40 percent of the collected… Read More »

Philippines Visa Free Travel To Hainan In China

China offered the Philippines visa free entry to Hainan island.   Hainan is an island province of China. It is China’s southernmost point. It is also China’s smallest province. It is known for its tropical climate, beach resorts, hot springs, old buildings and forested mountainous interior.   The Ministry of Public Security of China and the State Immigration… Read More »

Postpone Your Planned Travel To Boracay Until After 6 Months

Postpone your planned travel to Boracay.   The six months  clean up begins today April 26.   Among the activities to be undertaken by the government during the six months period includes the tearing down illegal structures, building more sewerage  infrastructure and widening a spine road.   The Department of Tourism (DOT), The Department of Environment and Natural… Read More »

MRT Free Ride For All Active Soldiers Takes Effect Today April 25

Today, April 25, The agreement between the MRT and AFP to give all active AFP personnel mrt free ride will take effect.   That will be MRT-3.   The MRT Free Ride for all active military personnel is by virtue of a memorandum of agreement signed between the Department of Transportation/MRT-3 Management and the Armed Forces of the… Read More »