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Home Flights Asia Philippines Cheap flights to Palawan, Philippines

Cheap flights to Palawan, Philippines

Can I fly to Palawan right now?

Travel to Palawan is currently restricted due to COVID-19. The restrictions for Palawan are based on the Philippines restrictions which are: Entry restrictions

The Philippines' borders are open only to returning Filipino nationals and their spouses and children, nationals of India with a Temporary Resident Visa, nationals of China with a Permanent Resident Visa who is spouse of a national of the Philippine, foreign nationals with certain category of visa. Through January 15, travelers arriving from the following countries will not be allowed to enter the Philippines: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, US and the UK. Non-Philippine citizens transiting through any of the countries covered by the ban while en route to the Philippines should be allowed to enter the Philippines, provided that they can demonstrate that they did not depart the transit airport in the listed country, and that they were not granted entry by the immigration authorities of the listed country. Starting December 7, the following may be allowed entry privileges to the Philippines under the Republic Act No. 6768: Filipino citizens’ foreign spouses and children, regardless of age, who are traveling with the Filipino citizen and former Filipino citizens, including their spouses and children, regardless of age, who are traveling with the Filipino citizen.

Entry requirements

Foreign nationals wishing to enter the Philippines must hold a visa under the following categories, otherwise they risk being turned away at the port of entry: -a non-immigrant visa issued under Section 13 of the Immigration act (Section 13 series visa: / a,b,c,d,e,g) -those who acquired resident status under Republic Act 7919 or Alien Social Integration Act (RA 7919 visa); -those who availed of Executive Order 324 or Alien Legalization Program (EO 324 visa) -native-born foreign nationals (Native-born visa). Starting December 7, Filipino citizens’ foreign spouses and children, regardless of age, who are traveling with the Filipino citizen and former Filipino citizens, including their spouses and children, regardless of age, who are traveling with the Filipino citizen are allowed visa-free entry under Executive Order No. 408, s. 1960. They must have a pre-booked quarantine facility and COVID-19 testing at a laboratory operating at the airport.

Quarantine requirements

All arriving travelers and airline crew must present a completed Case Investigation Form upon arrival. They will be tested for coronavirus (COVID-19) and placed in quarantine at their own expense, while awaiting the results of the test.

All other info

Travelers arriving to Davao must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued within 72 hours before departure.

If you are planning to travel to Palawan from an unrestricted area, please consider travel safety tips during this time.

Cheapest Prices for Palawan flights by month

January
$1,016
February
$938
March
$918
April
$1,012
May
$1,165
June
$1,134
July
$1,141
August
$1,153
September
$859
October
$857
November
$830
December
$923
Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Palawan. Flying to Palawan in May will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Palawan?

LAS - PPS
Price
$830 - $2,135
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, November is seen as the time to fly to Palawan, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year.

How long is the flight to Palawan?

Flights from the United States to Palawan, Philippines range from about 27.5h-52h. The length of your flight will depend on your city of departure, as well as the number and length of stopovers you experience en route. If you’re departing from the west coast, such as out of Los Angeles, your flight time is likely to be on the shorter end of the range due to distance. The opposite can be said if you’re departing from the east coast, with flights out of the east coast more likely incurring an extra stopover due to distance.

Where can you get direct flights to Palawan from?

Unfortunately, there are no direct flights to Palawan from an airport in the United States. To try to limit the amount of time you spend flying to Palawan, consider departing from your nearest international airport. Also, try to book a flight on an airline that regularly flies into Palawan, such as Philippine Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Asiana Airlines, and American Airlines. Flying with these airlines may help reduce the number of stopovers you make to just one or two. You can expect to make your stopovers in cities common to this route, such as San Francisco, Hong Kong, Manila, and Cebu.

How do you get from Palawan airport to the city center?

When your destination is Palawan Island, you’ll fly into Puerto Princesa International Airport (PPS). From there, you can head to your accommodations, with the most popular destinations on Palawan including Puerto Princesa, El Nido, and San Vicente. To reach downtown Puerto Princesa from the airport, the best option is to take a taxi, which will only take a few minutes and cost $2-$4. To reach San Vicente from the airport, a wonderful option is to book a shuttle ride, which will only cost about $16 and take under two and half hours to reach your San Vicente destination. El Nido is the furthest from the airport, so a taxi here will cost about $80-$100 and will be more than a five-hour drive. You can also opt to book a minivan service that will take six hours and cost just $12.

What are some things to do in Palawan?

Palawan is an archipelago in the western reaches of the Philippines. Its incredible natural beauty and rich culture make it a destination with plenty to see and do. Enjoy crave-worthy modern Filipino fare in restaurants throughout Puerto Princesa. Go island-hopping off El Nido, where limestone islands complete with azure waters and lush greenery await. No matter what part of Palawan you visit, keep an eye out for the beautiful and exotic birds that consider the island home. Ornithophiles from across the globe consider Palawan a superb location for spotting and photographing some of the globe’s rarest birds.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Palawan?

United States citizens traveling to Palawan, Philippines need a valid passport, although a visa is not required for visits under 30 days.

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