Unaccompanied Minors (UM)

Unaccompanied Minors (UM)

Children 8-11 years of age who are travelling alone. 

Condition for Acceptance 

  1. Applicable to Philippine Airlines’ (PAL) Domestic and (PAL) International flights and PAL Express’ (PALex) Domestic flights.
  2. For International travel, Philippine Passport holders must secure an “authority to travel” clearance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). 
     
    Note:  Foreign/Non-Philippine passport holders must check with their respective embassies for any applicable “exit clearance” requirement.
     
  3. For Domestic travel where children/minors are travelling to and from Davao, pursuant to City Ordinance No. 2491, otherwise known as the Davao City Children’s Welfare Code, it provides that the minors are not allowed to travel alone to and from Davao City without valid reason or without clearance issued by the Punong Barangay or permit to travel certification coming from the City Social Services and Development Office, City of Davao.
  4. The parent or guardian of the Unaccompanied Minor (UM) shall be required to accomplish the Unaccompanied Minor handling advice form. Click here to download the UM Form
  5. The Unaccompanied Minors must be accompanied to the airport of departure and to be met at stopover point and on arrival by the persons indicated in the Unaccompanied Minor (UM) Form.
  6. An Unaccompanied Minor badge shall be provided in the airport of departure for proper identification together with a special Unaccompanied Minor envelope containing all related travel documents.
  7. Passenger shall be charged 100% of the fare.
  8. Unaccompanied Minor Service Fee (UMSF) shall be assessed on a per sector basis and shall be paid upon issuance of the ticket.
  9. For partially used tickets where child’s fare was originally assessed, tickets will be reissued to reflect the full fare of the remaining coupons.  Additional fare/taxes will be collected on top of the Unaccompanied Minor Service Fee (UMSF).
  10. Unaccompanied Minor Service Fee (UMSF) is refundable for the following cases:

    a. Passenger does not want to push thru with the flight
    b. An accompanying adult is available
    c. Passenger rebooks flight and turns 12 years of age on the new flight date
    d.Flight disruptions/cancellations

    Note: Standard Refund policy applies


Unaccompanied Minor Service Fee (UMSF)
 

COUNTRY

UM SERVICE FEE

BETWEEN MANILA AND USA/CANADA

USD 75

BETWEEN PHILIPPINES AND ASIA/AUSTRALIA/LONDON/GUAM/NEW ZEALAND/UAE/QATAR/SAUDI ARABIA/KUWAIT/PORT MORESBY

USD 50

WHOLLY DOMESTIC PHILIPPINES

PHP 500

LOCAL CURRENCY EQUIVALENT

AUSTRALIA

AUD 80

CANADA

CAD 90

CHINA

CNY 350

HONG KONG

HKD 390

INDONESIA

IDR 685000

JAPAN

JPY 6000

KOREA

KRW 65000

KUWAIT

KWD 16

LONDON

 GBP 33

MACAU

MOP 400

MALAYSIA

MYR 226

NEW ZEALAND

NZD 80

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

PGK 165

QATAR

QAR 188

SAUDI ARABIA

SAR 188

SINGAPORE

SGD 75

TAIWAN

TWD 1700

THAILAND

THB 1900

UAE

 AED 188

USA

USD 75

VIETNAM

USD 50