Subic Zambales Travel Requirements 2022 for Tourists and Visitors

Traveling to Subic and Zambales this new normal? Here are the latest Subic and Zambales travel requirements, entry protocols, and travel guidelines for tourists and visitors.

Subic and the Province of Zambales is one of the most popular tourist destinations near Metro Manila. It offers many activities, lovely beaches and resorts, thrilling nature adventures, exciting things to do and so much more! Just 3-4 hours away from Metro Manila, its proximity from the big city makes it an awesome day tour or weekend destination that anyone could enjoy. As of March 1, 2022, the province of Zambales is under Alert Level 2 quarantine classification until March 15, 2022. Meanwhile, Subic is under a lower classification Alert Level 1 from March 1-15, 2022. If you're planning to visit Subic and Zambales, here are the travel requirements and guidelines you need to follow.

Who are allowed to visit Zambales?

Below are the individuals who are allowed to travel to Zambales on a point-to-point basis.
  • Residents from areas under Alert Level 1, 2, and 3.
  • Fully vaccinated individuals.
  • For unvaccinated travelers, only non-high risk individuals aged 18-65 years old are allowed.
  • Individuals below 18 years old must be accompanied by their parents or guardians.
  • Indiduals above 65 years old, pregnant women, and those with comorbidities that are fully-vaccinated.

Who are not allowed to visit Zambales?

  • Residents from areas under MECQ, GCQ with heightened restrictions, Alert Level 4 and 5 classifications. Children 2 years old and below are also not allowed.

Subic Travel Requirements 2022

Interzonal and Intrazonal travel is allowed for all ages. However, for Interzonal travelers coming from higher quarantine or alert level, the following individuals must be fully vaccinated and shall present a valid vaccination card.
  • Persons over 65 years of age;
  • Those with comorbidities and other health risks;
  • Pregnant women.
RT-PCR or Antigent test is not required except if required by establishment or event organizer.


Zambales Travel Requirements 2022

Below are the travel requirements you need to secure before traveling to Zambales.

  • All tourists are required to sign-up and register at VISITA Zambales to apply for a QR-Coded Travelers Pass(QTP).
  • Please be reminded that the “𝗡𝗢 𝗤𝗧𝗣, 𝗡𝗢 𝗘𝗡𝗧𝗥𝗬” policy is strictly imposed at border checkpoints.
  • Vaccination Card for fully vaccinated individuals whose final dose was administered at least one month prior to travel to Zambales.
  • For unvaccinated and partially vaccinated individuals, you need to present a Negative RT-PCR Test result from any DOH accredited testing laboratory or hospital, taken 48-hours prior to travel. You may also present a Negative SALIVA RT-PCR Test result from the Philippine Red Cross, taken 48-hours prior to travel.
  • For minors (individuals below 18 years old) traveling with fully-vaccinated parents or guardians are required to submit a Negative Rapid Antigen Test Result taken 24-hours prior to travel and performed by a medical clinic or hospital.
  • For minors traveling with unvaccinated or partially vaccinated parents or guardians are required to submit a negative RT-PCR test result taken 48 hours prior to travel from a DOH-accrdited testing facility.

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  • Travel requirements may change from time to time without prior notice. Please coordinate with the local government unit of your destination for the latest updates on travel requirements.
  • For inquiries and other information you may contact Zambales Tourism at +639772875192 / +639304214244 / +6347 3072450 or send an email to visita.zambales@gmail.com.

Recommended Tours & Activities in Subic and Zambales

Below are the list of accommodation establishments in popular Zambales tourist destinations such as Subic, San Narciso, San Antonio and San Felipe.

List of Accredited Hotels and Resorts in Subic

List of Accredited Hotels and Resorts in San Narciso, Zambales

List of Accredited Hotels and Resorts in San Antonio, Zambales

List of Accredited Hotels and Resorts in San Felipe, Zambales

To help you plan your trip to Subic & Zambales, please check out the following blog posts:

  • Best Things to Do in Subic & Zambales - I shared my top 15 things to do in Subic and Zambales, tourist spots, best places to visit and sample itinerary. You may also use this post in creating your own Camiguin itinerary.
  • Hotels & Resorts in Subic & Olongapo - IN this blog post, I shared the top best hotels, resorts with swimming pool and beach resorts in Subic and Olongapo that you may consider for your trip to Zambales.
  • More Zambales Blog Posts - Check out my other Zambales blog posts here to help you plan your trip!


SOURCES: Subic Bay Freeport Zone FB Page, Zambales Tourism, and Zambales VISITA Website.


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  1. Why are the travel requirements stricter in Zambales than Subic? Valid reasons would be appreciated.

    1. ano po ba ang mga kailangan na requirements kapag pupunta po sa subic kung ang sasakyan mo po ay mga motor.

  2. Bakit mas mahigpit yung zambales kaysa subic

  3. Hi, need parin po ba ng RT-PCR test prior to travelling to Subic to visit Zoobic safari & ocean adventure for fully vaccinated people? Kapag may kasama pong 2.5 years old di pwede magtravel dito? akala ko po nagluwag na ng mga restrictions bakit bawal parin ang 2.5 yrs old? Appreciate any response please. Thanks.


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