Do You Really Need a Travel Pass to Visit Tagaytay?

Don't forget to follow health protocols!
by | September 17, 2020

With six months under quarantine, the news about Tagaytay reopening for tourists was something to look forward to – especially now that staycations are allowed in GCQ areas. Everyone just wants to escape from being stuck at home, and the city is an ideal place for a quick getaway. Planning to go there soon? Here’s what you need to know:


Tagaytay open for tourists again

On September 6, Cavite’s City Administrator Gregorio Monreal announced that the popular holiday destination is open for tourists again after being placed under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ).


What you need to know

Under MGCQ, Restaurants and hotels may accept customers and clients up to 50% of their capacity according to the guidelines released by Tagaytay’s Mayor Agnes Tolentino on September 1. Businesses are allowed to operate as long as health protocols and standards are followed for both employees and guests, such as physical distancing, wearing protective equipment, and signing health declaration forms.

Ages 21 below and above 60, as well as pregnant women and individuals with health risks are still required to remain at home.


Do you need a travel pass?

Not if you’re from Cavite or surrounding areas under MGCQ. However, according to the latest reports, you do need a travel authority if you’re traveling from GCQ areas like NCR.

Note that all Tagaytay restaurants are subject to IATF guidelines. There is also an ongoing outbreak at the PNP Academy, where approximately 250 people tested positive for COVID-19, requiring the academy to go under lockdown.

Although quarantine measures have eased, the pandemic is still ongoing. Strictly follow health protocols and measures to ensure not only your safety, but also the workers’.


Plan your Tagaytay getaway with these articles:

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5 Cozy Tagaytay Airbnb Homes for a Romantic Holiday Staycation

When she’s not writing, Ina’s busy curating playlists that will save her when words don’t work, reading, annoying her cat, or thinking of her next meal.


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