The first step on how to get to the Philippines is to familiarize yourself with some Bohol island travel tips. This will make your journey more enjoyable and trouble free.
Your passport must have a validity of at least 6 months upon arrival in the Philippines. If you plan to stay less than 21 days, usually a visa will not be required but you may be asked to show a return trip ticket. However, it would be best that you check with the Philippine consulate nearest your city of residence to make sure you have fulfilled Philippine entry requirements beforehand.
The Philippines is a tropical country and it is warm throughout the whole year. Bohol is no exception and it has a pleasant tropical climate that varies very little. It is cooler during the period from November to February and turns warmer from March to May. It may rain any time but it is usually wetter between June to October.
Among the important Bohol island travel tips is knowing what clothes to pack for your trip. The warm climate favors lightweight informal, clothes most of the time. With the strong sun, we recommend that you bring eye shades, a hat or cap, and a good sunblock. Flip-flops, rubber slippers, Crocs, and well ventilated sneakers are ideal footwear for the Philippine climate.
Bohol has its own native dialect. However, most of the locals can keep up a basic conversation in English. In the resort, most of our staff can communicate with you in English,which is also the offical business language used in the Philippines.
The official currency is the Philippine peso which is equivalent to 100 centavos. We recommend that you check the latest rates versus your currency on online currency exchange rate sites. Bank notes come in bills of 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, and 1000. The coins come in denominations of 1, 5, and 10 pesos, and 5, 10, 25, and 50 centavos. ATM machines are not available in the vicinity of Anda. If you want to handle cash, we recommend that you stop by an ATM machine in Tagbilaran city before your road trip. We accept most major credit cards at amun ini. Among the Bohol island travel tips this one could save you time and trouble in your trip.
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Electricity is 220 volts, 60 cycles and the entire Philippines falls in one time zone, which is + 8 hrs. GMT.
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