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Travel Guide for Filipinos: Curfew Hours, Safety, Simbang Gabi 2020


  • NCR is currently under GCQ until the end of October.
  • Allow persons aged 18 to 65 outside their homes.


  • Metro Manila be shortened from the current 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. to 12 a.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Simbang Gabi to 12 a.m. to 3 a.m

Non-essential Foreign Travel for Filipinos
will be allowed starting October 21

Must meet the following requirements:

  • Confirmed roundtrip ticket
  • Travel and health insurance for those traveling on tourist visas
  • Sign an immigration.
  • Present a negative antigen result taken within 24 hours before departure, subject to the Department of Health (DoH) guidelines.

Safety Protocol

  • Wear your face mask and face shield
  • Use rubbing alcohol
  • Social Distancing 2 meter / 6ft
  • Checking of body temperature is mandatory upon entry to shopping mall, office, restaurant and more.

Beauty safety

  • Wash your hands before you use the product.
  • Do not share makeup.
  • Touching or handling frequently touched objects or surfaces, such as cash, merchandise.


  • Open: 5:30 a.m.
  • Last Trip:
    MRT North Avenue Station will have its last trip at 9:10 p.m.
    Last trip from Taft Avenue will be at 10:11 p.m

Airplane New Travel Guidelines

  • Thermal scans are done at ticket offices.
  • “No mask no entry” policy for all visitors.
  • Only small personal items up to 7kg allowed for carry-on.

Please arrive early at the airport.
– 4 hours prior departure from Manila (International flights)
– 3 hours prior to departure from Manila (Domestic) and other airports

Provincial Bus

  • Online ticket purchase
  • Travel pass issued by the PNP from their origin
  • A valid identification card
  • Required by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for Emerging Infectious Diseases and the LGU concerned.
  • Passengers are also required to bring a written consent that they agree to undergo COVID-19 testing or quarantine at the terminal.


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Queen City of Bicol

The brighter you are,
the more you have to learn.
– Don Herold

I love hometown!

  • Naga City is known as the Queen City of Bicol and as the Heart of Bicol
  • Spanish: Ciudad de Naga
  • Our Lady of Peñafrancia, the Patroness of Bicol.

Best Bicolano Foods:

  • Pinangat, sinapot, kinunot, natong, toasted siopao and kinalas.


  • Naga City Ecology Park, Peñafrancia Basilica Minore, Porta Mariae, Naga Metropolitan Cathedral and Plaza Rizal, Holy Rosary Seminary, Universidad de Santa Isabel, Ateneo de Naga University, Our Lady of Peñafrancia Shrine, Malabsay Falls, Naga City Hall, Carmelite Monastery, Peñafrancia Festival and more.

Shopping Malls:

  • SM City Naga, Nagaland E-Mall, Robinsons Place Naga, The Avenue Square, Westpark Center, the Night Plaza and more.


The Naga City Art Gallery and The Mariel Daculoo’s Art Gallery

Basic Phrases:

  • Beautiful: Magayon
  • Delicious: Masiramon!
  • Thank you. : Dios mabalos po.
  • Excuse me. : Tabi po.
  • How much? : Gurano po?
  • Can I get a discount? : May inâ pa?
  • What is this / that? : Ano po ini / iyan?

Transportation/ How to get there:

  • By Airplane – 1 hour and 20 minutes
  • By Land:
    Bus: 8 hours ride/11 hours traffic from Manila
    Train: 10 hours
    Car / Jeep: It depends, stop/go, sightseeing, food lovers and more.

Go to school?

Where to Stay:

Naga Pilgrims Hotel, The Avenue Plaza Hotel, Villa Caceres Hotel and The ADC Hotel.

Travel to Naga City:

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Guide on Public Transport

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Busway will go cashless starting Oct. 1, 2020:

  • Purchase a Beep card and its load or stored value to avoid inconveniences after the implementation of the cashless system. FamilyMart branches, Ministop branches, Bayad Centers, or via over-the-air loading partners such as BPI, Eon by Unibank, Akulaku, and Justpayto.
  • Public utility buses (PUB) Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA)
  • Strict “no Beep card, no ride”.
  • One-meter physical distancing and the mandatory wearing of face masks and shields.
  • Beep cards use stored-value and are contactless cards currently used in the LRT-1, LRT-2, MRT-3, a number of Point-to-Point (P2P) buses, and modern public utility vehicles (PUV) nationwide.

Department of Transportation (DOTr)
Public Transport in the Philippines


Manila Bay White Sand

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Photos: GMA Network

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)

Location: Natural harbor which serves the Port of Manila (on Luzon), in the Philippines.

What’s this: Crushed dolomite rocks from Cebu.

Who invited: Media, bloggers, and government agencies.

Event: Newly-improved Manila Bay on the occasion of the International Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday.

Public Open:
Saturday to  Sunday
September 2020