Posts Tagged travel restrictions

Australia extends international travel ban to December 17

Marje Pelayo   •   September 8, 2020

The Australian government has extended the implementation of international border restrictions for at least three more months until December 17.  This was the decision of the country’s Health Protection Principal...

5 more countries lift inbound travel restrictions on Filipinos amid COVID-19 pandemic — DFA

Marje Pelayo   •   August 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Sunday (August 23) announced five more countries that have lifted inbound restrictions on Filipino travelers. These countries include Brazil, Kiribati,...

PHL to allow entry of foreigners with long-term visas starting August

Robie de Guzman   •   July 17, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Foreign nationals with long-term visas in the Philippines will be allowed entry starting August 1, Malacañang announced Friday. The government’s task force against COVID-19, however, set conditions...

DFA reminds Filipinos of travel bans and restrictions amid COVID-19 pandemic

Marje Pelayo   •   June 22, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Some countries have eased their existing travel restrictions and preventive measures against the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  In line with this, the Department of Foreign Affairs...

Switzerland reopens its border to Italians as coronavirus travel restrictions ease

UNTV News   •   June 15, 2020

The Italian-Swiss border reopened on Monday (June 15) allowing people living in the border towns of Como and Chiasso to freely cross the border which separates the two countries. A...

Entry of foreigners to PH still restricted under extended community quarantine – BI

Robie de Guzman   •   April 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Travel, as well as entry of foreign nationals into the country will remain restricted under the extended enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) against novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the...

Trump says he’s considering canceling domestic flights to coronavirus hot spots

UNTV News   •   April 2, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday (April 1) he was considering a plan to halt flights to U.S. coronavirus hot spots as the United States struggles to contain a...

BI clarifies: PH only banning travelers not flights from COVID-19-hit areas

Robie de Guzman   •   March 16, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Immigration(BI) on Monday clarified that its implementation of the country’s travel restrictions against the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involves limiting the...

LIST: DFA COVID-19 travel restrictions

Marje Pelayo   •   March 15, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reminds those who plan to travel overseas of the various restrictions imposed as of March 14, 2020. The agency emphasized, however,...

Airline passengers from Europe rush to US to beat looming travel restrictions

UNTV News   •   March 13, 2020

Dozens of travelers from Europe arrived at Dulles International Airport near Washington on Thursday (March 12), a day after U.S. President Donald Trump announced sweeping restrictions on travel from the...


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