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Starting this Saturday, previously issued single and multiple-entry Japanese visas will be invalidated.
The Japanese government on Friday has decided to invalidate visas issued in the Philippines prior to March 27, 2020. This visa suspension starts on Saturday, March 28, following the public health crisis posed by COVID-19. On their official Facebook page, the Philippine Embassy
The Philippines is taking another measure to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.
As another measure to curb the sudden spike of COVID-19 cases in the country, the Philippines is officially halting the issuance of visas, along with a temporary ban on all foreigners from entering the country. The Department of Foreign Affairs' Secretary Teodoro Locsin
Planning to fly out?
Asia has a lot of beautiful destinations to explore, and with ample savings and careful planning, you can add stamps to your passport this year.We’ve listed visa fees for five countries to help you get started with your budgeting. Do note that
Thanks to the updated Visa Code, the requirements are now clearer and more defined for visa applicants wishing to be granted multiple-entry.
Heads up, travelers! The stipulations for being granted a Schengen visa has now been made clearer. An updated Visa Code was posted by the EU last February 2, where it introduced a specific set of rules and requirements applicants must attain if they’re
They're imposing a temporary travel ban.
South Korea has suspended all visa-free entry to Jeju Island, barring Filipino tourists and 61 other foreign countries from easily entering the country without an approved visa.The new measure was placed in light of the novel coronavirus outbreak. “This temporary measure is
Does your bank account balance really matter?
Applying for a visa to other countries can be a stressful experience. Since there is no shortcut to getting it approved, Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) President Ritchie Tuaño says the majority of the decision relies on one thing: your honesty."It's all
BRB, booking a flight to SoKor.
In April 2019, the Korean Embassy announced that visa processing will increase from three days (frequent travelers) and five days (first-time travelers) to seven working days (for both). The number of days just kept increasing, which is understandable given that everyone just wants to visit Korea—and
The Philippine passport improved its ranking for 2020, according to a report.
The Philippine passport is one notch more powerful this year, according to the recenty released 2020 Henley Passport Index.The Philippines is now at number 76, together with the country of Azerbaijan. This allow passport holders to visit 67 visa-free destinations, including:1. Brunei2. Cambodia3. Hong Kong
We're hoping it pushes through!
Planning to visit Jeju Island with your friends this 2020? You may be in luck, as the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Philippines has posted on December 20 that a "visa-free system" for tourist groups is in the works!"The
Been planning to visit the U.S.? We have tips on scoring that visa to the Land of the Free!
There are several reasons one might want to visit the United States of America: whether it’s visiting friends and family, seeing all the must-visit sights like the Statue of Liberty or the Grand Canyon, or people-watching in the city in the hopes
Get ready to journey to the Land Down Under!
While everyone has been planning their dream itineraries around Asia or Europe, there’s one country—nay, a continent—that you may not have considered yet: the Land Down Under. A unique place with outstanding natural sights, wildlife, and a bustling nightlife scene, Australia is
Plan that trip to the Land of the Rising Sun soon!
Japan is on everyone’s bucket list of must-visit places, and it’s hardly a surprise as to why. Rich in culture, history, and scenery, the country is truly a sight to behold, offering surprises to its visitors with something for everyone. Whether you’re
Filipinos will be subject to several changes in terms of Schengen visa application starting February 2, 2020.
Come February 2020, Filipinos will have to pay 80 euros for a Schengen visa, a 25 percent increase over the current 60 euros for a Schengen visa application. Visas for children will cost 40 euros, which are presently priced at 35 euros.The
We're keeping our fingers crossed!
Traveling to South Korea visa-free is now proving to be a strong possibility. Yonhap News, a government-funded South Korean news agency, reports that a package of policy measures have been announced in an attempt to aid the dwindling economy of the country’s
It's not going to be that simple, though.
Keep your fingers crossed, travelers! There may be hopes of entering South Korea without going through the current long visa process. In an article by the Philippine News Agency, Philippine Ambassador to Korea Noe Albano Wong reveals that the push for Filipinos to
You can now visit Morocco without a visa, but there are already quite a few countries Philippine passport holders can visit free of hassle.
The Philippine passport might not be the most powerful passport in the world—that title goes to Japan and Singapore—but it’s not as bad as people might think. In fact, while there are only 64 countries and territories that Filipinos can enter visa-free,
It's easier than you think!
So you've finally decided to travel to the Land of the Morning Calm! Whether you're touring South Korea to taste their yummy delicacies, take photos at their IG-worthy tourist spots, or go on a K-pop or K-drama pilgrimage, first things first: You'll
Add these underrated destinations to your must-visit list!
When it comes to planning a trip, there really is no time to waste. It's better to think in advance, especially with all the new countries easing up on visas to Filipinos. That said, we've put together a list of visa-free travel
You read that right!
In case you've been itching to roam South Korea, beloved land of all things K-drama and K-pop, you'll love this. The SoKor embassy has declared that there are officially three ways you can acquire visa-free entry into the country. You read that
There's more to the country than its singing sands.
We may not have the world's most powerful passport, but the growing list of countries that we can visit visa-free shows that it's useful where it matters. We can go on the famous Indochina tour without having to worry about visas when