Siargao has been a rising travel destination for a few years now, and rightly so. The island is teeming with natural beauty. It’s also no wonder that so many people have decided to make it their home.
If you want to see its wonders with your own eyes, you need to plan your trip ASAP. Start with learning about the Siargao travel requirements for 2022 — all the details you need are below.
Is Siargao accepting tourists now?
The island, known as a surfing destination and hailed as one of Times’ World’s Greatest Places, opened its borders to tourists again in early March 2022.
What are the requirements to enter Siargao?
The province of Surigao del Norte, where Siargao is, has been placed under Alert Level 2 by its local government (except for General Luna, which is under Alert Level 1).
However, the province’s governor has issued an executive order lifting strict requirements for visitors this summer. Here are the travel requirements for tourists planning to visit Siargao in 2022.
For fully vaccinated tourists
Those who have been fully vaccinated need only to present their vaccination certificates or vaccination cards.
For tourists who are partially vaccinated or not vaccinated
Tourists who are not fully vaccinated need to present negative tests. You may choose between an RT-PCR test taken within 48 hours of your arrival to the province or an antigen test taken within 24 hours of your arrival.
Do you need to be fully vaccinated to travel to Siargao?
You now don’t need to be fully vaccinated to enter the province or the island. But you need to get tested and have a negative result. Of course, it goes without saying that observing proper health and safety protocols. Wear a mask when indoors; observe social distancing, and wash your hands as many times as you need.
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