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Travel Advisory

PAL's in-house PCR Test Center provides pre-flight convenience

30 11 2020



Philippine Airlines is offering passengers who need RT-PCR testing for their flights (domestic/international) the convenience of its own RT-PCR testing center in Manila, with test results released within 12 to 24 hours.


Starting December 1, PAL ticket holders will enjoy a PHP500 discount from the PHP 4,500 regular rate.


The COVID-19 RT-PCR testing site is located at the Philippine Airlines Learning Center in Ermita, Manila with Detoxicare Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory as its DOH-accredited partner.


The PAL testing center's competitive advantage lies in providing flexibility of choice, early release of results and pricing perks.


PAL ticket holders may choose either a drive-thru or walk-in service option. The testing facility is open daily from Monday to Sunday from 8AM to 5PM with no noon break.


Passengers will experience pre-departure convenience with the testing facility's guaranteed release of results within 24 hours.


PAL travelers may pay in cash (PHP only), card (debit or credit), GCash, PayPal™, WeChat Pay, or Alipay.


Upon entering the testing facility, PAL passengers must present their ID, PAL ticket, and QR code indicating completed registration on the PAL Passenger Profile and Health Declaration form. PAL passengers may access the form at https://bit.ly/PALIntPPHD.


Except for flights to the US, Canada, and Australia, all passengers must register and accomplish the online Passenger Profile and Health Declaration Form as early as 5 days before departure. For a list of countries where PAL flies to and are requiring RT-PCR tests, passengers are advised to visit https://bit.ly/PALTravelsFromPH.


In the meantime, PAL has also partnered with other accredited laboratory and testing facilities to provide passengers exclusive and discounted testing fees and/or quicker release of results. Passengers may visit www.philippineairlines.com for the full list of PAL other testing partners.


There are currently eight testing partners with more than 50 branches combined, available within Metro Manila and other Provinces like Cavite, Pampanga, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna, Batangas, Iloilo, and Cebu.The testing fee and release of results vary among testing partners.


To avail of the services of PAL's other testing partners, passengers must proceed to the testing facility and present their ID, PAL Ticket, and QR Code indicating completion of registration via the PAL Passenger Profile and Health Declaration Form.


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