66 Visa-free Countries for Philippine Passport Holders for 2019

Our Philippine passport is now 74th of the world’s most powerful passports among 199 other countries, according to the 2019 Henley Passport Index.  Below is the list of countries that we can visit without the need to secure a visa and those that have visa-on-arrival and e-Visa policies. Which one will visit first? Asia  Non-VisaContinue reading “66 Visa-free Countries for Philippine Passport Holders for 2019”

4 Types of Visas Every Pinoy Traveler Needs to Know

Denied US visa… again?  We know it could be truly disappointing to be told you are not permitted to leave for a US state and without telling you why.  But take heart, there are a lot of other countries you can tour that are visa-free or have visa-on-arrival policies. We have the latest list ofContinue reading “4 Types of Visas Every Pinoy Traveler Needs to Know”

Online Dubai Visa Application Now Available

Filipinos who wish to tour the beautiful city-state of Dubai now have the option to apply for their visas online.  The process is really simple and offers so much convenience especially to DIY (do-it-yourself) travelers, or those who opt not to hire the services of a travel agency. If you are planning to visit DubaiContinue reading “Online Dubai Visa Application Now Available”

U.S. Visa: Denied! Common Reasons Why Pinoys are Denied a U.S. Visa

After you have successfully set an appointment online for your interview at the U.S. Embassy, you are one step closer (or farther!) from your objective of setting foot in the land of the free and the home of the brave.  Here comes the inevitable question: will you be granted a U.S. Visa? According to recentContinue reading “U.S. Visa: Denied! Common Reasons Why Pinoys are Denied a U.S. Visa”

How to Tour Taiwan without a Visa

If you are planning to visit China this coming holiday season, you’re in for a treat. Pinoys who have been issued visas to certain countries may now be exempted from applying a visa to enter Taiwan.  This is an announcement made through the website of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines.  InsteadContinue reading “How to Tour Taiwan without a Visa”

PSA Documents Re-verification for US Visa Applications

When applying for an Immigrant Visa to the U.S., an applicant may be required to submit additional documents to establish his eligibility. If this happens, the applicant is essentially “denied” under Section 221 (g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. There are no prescribed lists of documents you will be asked to submit; you willContinue reading “PSA Documents Re-verification for US Visa Applications”

5 Things to Keep in Mind when Applying for a Visa

Whether it’s for pleasure or business, traveling is most often part of a young urban professional’s annual itinerary. The experiences and opportunities gathered from these trips are otherwise not offered if you remain confined in the four corners of your home or office. It could be disappointing to miss an opportunity to travel, especially ifContinue reading “5 Things to Keep in Mind when Applying for a Visa”

Visa Free Countries para sa Lakwatserong Pinoy (o Lakwatserang Pinay)

What keeps you from grabbing that airfare promo? You know you want it, why don’t you get it? The most common answer one would get is: Hassle kumuha ng visa! The Pinoy passport ranks 69th in the world for free entries. This can greatly discourage a first-time traveler from making an effort to apply forContinue reading “Visa Free Countries para sa Lakwatserong Pinoy (o Lakwatserang Pinay)”