Making Domestic Travel part of 2021’s Agenda

With international gateways still on lockdown, 2021 just might be the year of Domestic Travel!

Domestic travel might just be this year’s thing. Being contained in our homes for almost a year, it’s only natural for us to crave an escape. Studies find that a vacation could help ease burnout from the daily routine such as juggling chores with work. And for some parents, the children’s’ homeschooling as well!

However, international borders remain closed. Looking at this glass half-full, this gives us an opportunity to appreciate our own by booking domestic. Centrally, we travel closer to our roots when we take the time to rediscover our own colorful culture.

To help you decide on your next domestic destination, here are some of the places in the Philippines that are currently open for domestic tourists!


Bataan has been known for years to harbor historical, cultural, and natural wonders. In school, we were taught Bataan’s rich yet tragic significance in World War II. With that, it still thrives today as a historic domestic destination. Luckily for us, they’re open to tourists! As long as you’re coming from areas under GCQ and MGCQ. All you need to do is complete their travel requirements, and you’re good to go.


Boracay’s clear waters and white sands are open to domestic travelers again! All the while, they’ve been warmly welcoming visitors to their perfect beaches since October of 2020. Caticlan Airport is the only port of entry for domestic tourists traveling by air, land, and sea. Conveniently, there is an easy guide that can help you prepare for the trip!

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Ilocos Norte

Itching to explore yet scared of catching the virus? Accordingly, Ilocos Norte including Laoag has made a foolproof travel plan! Thus, making it a domestic destination for the most cautious tourists. Through this, you can safely roll in the sand dunes and enjoy the stone church tours without a worry!

Surigao del Norte

In these times spent stuck at home, who wouldn’t miss the sound of the waves? At last, a domestic flight to Siargao Island isn’t impossible anymore! On the other hand. booking directly is one of the first requirements, ultimately assuring the safety of travelers as well as the locals.

These are just a few places in our country that’s open for domestic travel. The list doesn’t end here. That is to say, there’s still so much to see and experience in our own islands. Tara, biyahe na!

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