Ilocos Norte and Baguio City reopen to tourists.
Tourists from Metro Manila and NCR Plus can now visit Ilocos Norte and Baguio City for leisure travel as restrictions are eased by the Inter-Agency Task Force., Safety protocols are strictly enforced in both areas to lessen the risks of COVID-19.
In Ilocos Norte, the travel would have to be point-to-point only, which means side trips are not allowed. In addition, guests must present negative RT-PCR test results taken within 72 hours before arrival. Rapid antigen tests will also be conducted on tourists upon arrival at the border .
In Baguio City, it welcomes guests via point-to-point trips only. Just like Ilocos Norte, negative RT PCR test results must be presented at the border. When failed to do so, they will be tested at the City Central Triage . But before going to the city, tourists must first schedule their visit through https://visita.baguio.gov.ph/. Aside from the negative COVID-19 test results, tourists must present a valid government ID.
However, tourists are not allowed to visit Benguet since the area is currently under MECQ status.