Given the recent eruption of the Taal volcano in the Philippines, the Tourism Crisis Management Office (GGCT) has issued a Level 1 Travel Alert to the Luzon Island (including Manila).
The GGCT alerts Macao residents who intend to travel to or are already in the Luzon Island (including Manila) to be on alert and follow closely the development of the situation that might affect their personal safety there.
The GGCT will keep monitoring the latest developments of the situation.
From information gathered through the Macao travel industry, until the present moment, they have not received any request for information or assistance. Until the present moment, GGCT has not received any request for information or assistance.
If necessary, Macao residents can call:
24-Hour Tourism Hotline +853 2833 3000;
The Chinese Embassy and consulates or the Global Emergency Call Center for Consular Protection and Services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 24-hour hotline: +86 10 12308 for assistance.
The Travel Alert System does not have a prohibitive nature and it is up to each individual to decide to travel or adjust their travel plan according to the information provided. The GGCT advises Macao residents before traveling to purchase comprehensive travel insurance, with coverage option for the Macao SAR Travel Alert System, international emergency medical evacuation coverage, and to also verify with their insurers in case of any doubts regarding the terms and conditions of their insurance coverage.