30 Countries That You Can Visit With Your Multiple Entry US Visa In Your Philippines Passport– Updated For 2020!!

By Kach Umandap - Howe May 18th, 2019 Posted in Caribbean Travel Blog, Travel Blog, VISA Application Guides 110 Comments

So, you already have the USA visa and can easily travel to America anytime you want! But do you know that there are other countries you can visit with multiple-entry USA visa? Read my article below!

As a Philippines passport holder, I’m sure you understand that while it is fun to circle around the globe, it can be a pain to get visas – or is it? I remember back in the days, I would hear people saying, ‘Na-deny US visa ko e’. And yes, that can be heartbreaking. To tell you frankly, it’s not that hard to obtain tourist visas nowadays as long as you can prove that you will return to your home country (and no, the bank balance is not the major requirement, the information about your consistent source of income is!!).  I’ve listed a few tips on how you can get your USA visa application and hopefully you can get a thing or two.

Speaking of US visa application, did you know that you can do so much with just 1 tourist visa? As Filipinos going to the US, we are used to hearing people going to Los Angeles or New York. However, you can visit more countries with your USA tourist visa.

Just remember, old Philippines passport was valid for 5 years (it’s finally 10 years!) and the US visa can be valid for 10 years multiple entries (maximum stay of 6 months per visit). If such happens, all you have to do is bring your old passport with visa, together with the new one and you are good to go.

NORTH & CENTRAL AMERICA

1. Mexico

 

Requirements: A. You must have a valid (non-expired) Visa or Permanent Residence of any of these countries: United States of America, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom or Schengen area (European Union); and B. You are not staying for more than 180 days.

Visit this website for more details: Consulado General De Mexico En San Francisco

There is so much to do in Mexico, most especially that your US visa will allow you to stay for several days. If you plan to just have a quick visit, you better not miss the Chichen Itza is one of the wonders of the world. Feel the ancient vibe and don’t forget to immortalize your experience by taking loads of photos.

2. Honduras

30 Countries You can Visit if you have a Valid USA Tourist Visa on your Philippines Passport

Requirements: A. Your US visa must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival; B. You have to apply for a Visa on Arrival; C. You must be able to show your Return/Onward Flight Booking; and D. You must not stay for more than 90 days.

Visit this website for more details: IATA Travel Centre

Can’t get enough of Mayan adventures? Visit Copan Ruins or maybe, you can go to Utila. Here you can find cheaper accommodations and even enjoy a great nightlife. For all the adrenaline junkies, you’ll love this country for its water sports.

3. El Salvador

30 Countries You can Visit if you have a Valid USA Tourist Visa on your Philippines Passport

Requirements: A. Your Valid US Visa; B. Purchase a Tourist Card upon arrival for $10; and C. You must not stay for more than 90 days.

Visit this website for more details: IATA Travel Centre

What you shouldn’t miss here would be the Santa Ana Volcano, which is known to be the biggest and most active in the country. Of course, you also have to assess your skills. I doubt that this spot is for beginners because of its level of difficulty. Otherwise, try to visit attractions like Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park or reflect at Catedral Metropolitana. There is always something to do in El Salvador.

4. Belize

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Requirements: You must have a valid U.S.A. or Schengen Treaty Visas in your passport or a valid U.S. residency.

Visit this website for more details: Belize Visa

Listen to Punta Rock Music as you jam with the locals in Dangriga and Hopkins, visit the Mayan Ruins, go hiking or trail biking, and of course, visit their nice beaches!

5. Nicaragua

Volcano Boarding in Nicaragua

Requirements: Filipinos can actually get a Visa on Arrival in Honduras for $50 but if you have a Valid and Multiple Entry Tourist Visa for the USA, then all you have to do is purchase a Tourist Card for $10.

One of the best beaches I’ve seen in my entire life happens to be in Nicaragua— the secluded Redonda Bay. I’ll let my photos do the talking! :p

6. Panama

Requirement: A. Your Multiple Entry Visa (which you have previously used) or Permanent Residency Documents of any of the following countries: Australia, Canada, European Union member states, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, UK, or the USA; B. A Return/Onward Flight Booking; and C. You must not stay for more than 90 days.

For more details, contact: consuladopanamaph@gmail.com

This country holds a special place in our hearts because this is where we got engaged! Visit the Panama Canal, go sailing, and get that golden tan as you bask under the sun in one of their beautiful beaches.

ASIA AND EUROPE

7. Turkey

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Requirements: A. You must have a Valid Visa for Schengen, UK, or US; B. You must apply for an e-visa; C. You must not stay for more than 30 days; and D. You must carry your passport or travel document with an expiration date at least 60 days beyond the “duration of stay” of your e-Visa.

Visit this website for more details: iVisa

How about going to Sultan Ahmed Mosque? I know it’s already grand on the outside but wait until you see the interior. Or perhaps, try to catch the fantastic views of the hot air balloons! You are going to drool for sure. It is absolutely stunning and romantic.

8. Georgia

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Requirements: A. Your Valid US Visa; and B. You must not stay for more than 90 days.

Visit this website for more details: Georgia E-Visa Portal

Interestingly, going to Georgia is like a maze. Walk around the city of Tbilisi and get lost! Surprisingly, it’s a lot of fun getting lost in here. Chances are, you get to see secret courtyards.

9. Qatar

Requirements: A. A Valid Visa or Residence Permit to any of the GCC Countries, Schengen, Australia, New Zealand, UK, Canada, or the US; B. You must apply for an Electronic Travel Authorisation at Qatar VFS E-Visa; and 3) You must not stay longer than 30 days (in which case you can extend your stay for another 30 day)

For more information, visit: Visit Qatar

This may come out as a surprise for you but yes, we can really visit Qatar with an Electronic Travel Authorization when you have a Valid US Visa! I know we lounging by the beach but seeing the sunset whilst walking on a desert is also an amazing experience. It wouldn’t hurt to shop in this concrete jungle too!

THE BALKANS (EUROPE)

10. Albania

Requirements: A. Your Valid US or UK Visa which you have previously used; and B. You must not stay for more than 90 days.

Visit this website for more details: Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs

I’ve been to Albania and this country is so much cheaper than the rest of Europe but is equally as beautiful minus all the tourist traps. The city of Tirana is colorful and vibrant. Join a walking tour and visit some of the country’s iconic structures such as the Skanderbeg’s Monument, the Pyramid, the National Museum mosaics, the Blloku, the Archaeological Museum, the Clock Tower, Ethem Bey Mosque, and the Presidential Palace. Here are 10 Reasons Why Albania Should Be On Your Destination Bucket List! 🙂

11. Montenegro

Requirements: A. Your Valid Schengen, UK, Ireland, or US Visa; B. You should not stay for more than 30 days and in no case beyond the expiration of such visa.

Visit this website for more details: Visit Montenegro

I’ve been here twice and I feel like it’s never enough. Go to an Olive Plantation (as they produce the best olive oils in the world), walk around the Old Town of Kotor where you’ll find interesting alleys, quaint cafes, posh restaurants, interesting Churches and what not, go sailing around the Bay of Kotor and a whole lot more!

12. Serbia

Requirements: A. Your Residence Permit or Valid Visa for Schengen, UK or US; and B. You should not stay for more than 90 days and in no case beyond the expiration of such visa.

Visit this website for more details: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

While this is not as popular as other European countries, you have to note that there are so many things to do in Serbia. Get to see Kalemegdan Citadel and see where around 155 battles took place in the old times. Or if you are with your special someone, how about some exquisite dining at Čarda Aqua Doria?

13. Bosnia and Herzegovina

Requirements: A. Your valid US/Schengen Visa; and B. You must not stay longer than 90 days.

I’ve spent 5 Marvelous Days in Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina, thanks to my US Visa! Among all the Balkan Countries that I’ve visited, I think they have one of the most stunning sceneries. The Kravice Waterfalls and the Blagaj Tekija is a must-see!

14. Kosovo

Requirements: A. Your Residence Permit or Valid Visa for Schengen, UK or US; and B. You should not stay for more than 90 days and in no case beyond the expiration of such visa.

Visit this website for more details: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

This country used to be a part of Serbia but had been claiming its independence. Other countries recognize them as an independent and sovereign state but others do not. For purposes of this post, let’s consider them as a separate and distinct country from Serbia and yes, you can visit this country too with your US Visa.

Kosovo is rich in natural resources so I’m sure nature lovers will rejoice. The Rugova Mountains, the Via Ferrata Ari, the Sharr Mountains National Park, and the Germia Park are the ultimate hotspots.

CARIBBEAN

15. Cuba

Requirements: A. Your Valid US Visa which is to be used to apply for a Tourist Card; B. A Tourist Card which can be obtained from airlines flying to Cuba and Embassies of Cuba; and C. You must not stay for more than 30 days.

A Tourist Visa is usually required for Filipinos but if you have USA visa, you can easily fly to Cancun, Mexico or Washington DC and head on to the Cuban Consulate where you can get your Tourist Card within the same day or perhaps around 2 days time and it’s sure to get approved. Once you get this card, you can now fly to Cuba without a need of a visa. But if your main trip is to go straight to Cuba then I highly suggest you get the Cuban visa in the Consulate in Singapore, Hong Kong or Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ahead of time.

Once you’re there, you can enjoy long walks on the beach, listen and dance to live music in probably every corner of the street, learn how to salsa, and live up to the havana vibes!

16. Turks and Caicos

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With Valid USA Tourist Visa on your Philippines Passport: Travellers who are holders of a valid visa permitting their travel to the UK, US or Canada, may be granted leave to enter the Turks and Caicos Islands without a Turks and Caicos Islands visa

When in Turks and Caicos, you should visit the Bright Reef. See different species and fall in love with the life underwater. It will be hard to forget this experience.

17. Dominican Republic

Requirements: A. A Valid Visa to the UK, Canada, or the US; B. You have to apply for the Tourist Card upon arrival for $10; and C. You must not stay longer than 30 days (and you must apply for an extension if you desire to do so).

For more information, visit: Punta Cana International Airport Website

The Dominican Republic had been our home for a couple of months and we highly recommend this place for a vacation! Go on a roadtrip and stop in the town of Sosua where you can go diving in one of the best dive sites in the country called the Airport Wall or do extreme water sports at the Cabarete Beach. Another province worthy of your time is Puerto Plata where you can stay in All-Inclusive Resorts for a cheaper price than the rest of the world. Samana is a must-visit especially when you’re traveling from January-March as you’ll get the chance to see humpback whales mating and migrating.

18. Bermuda

Requirements: A. Your Valid and Multiple Entry US, UK, or Canada Visa; B. It must have at least 45 days remaining beyond the date of departure from Bermuda; and C. Your Onward/Return Flight booking.

For more details, visit: Bermuda Entry Visas

There’s more to life in Bermuda than the Bermuda Triangle. They have nice beaches, coves, caves, and dive sites. Walk along the Front Street in Hamilton and you’ll be mesmerized by how this coastal city boasts luxury.

19. Bahamas (For passengers of cruise ship from the USA)

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Requirements: A. You are a passenger of a Cruise Ship with a valid US Visa;  and B. You must not stay in the Bahamas for more than 24 hours.

For more details, visit: Bahamas Cruise Passengers

This is enough to relax in one of their beaches, go to the famous Pig Beach in Exumas, or stroll by their own version of Versailles Garden. Choose wisely as I’m pretty sure this 24 hours will go by fast! Note that if you’re arriving at the Bahamas by air, then you’ll need to secure a visa.

20. Aruba (For passengers of cruise ship from the USA)

Requirements: A. You are a passenger of a Cruise Ship with a valid US Visa;  and B. You must not stay in the country for more than 24 hours.

For more details, visit: Visit Aruba

Aruba is an independent country in the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the Caribbean. It’s practically summer all year round so pack those bikinis because you can just watch the day go by basking under the sun!

21. Curacao (For passengers of a cruise ship from the USA)

Requirements: A. You are a passenger of a Cruise Ship with a valid US Visa;  and B. You must not stay in the country for more than 24 hours.

For more details, visit: Visa Requirement for Philippine Citizens

Curacao is actually a sovereign state but remains to be a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. They are autonomous in a certain degree but is also dependent to the Netherlands in matters of foreign policy and affairs.

This beautiful island looks like a happy place as you see houses painted in pink, blu, and yellow hues standing right by the sea. The Dolphin Academy is a must-see especially when you’re traveling with kids!

22. Sint Maarten (For passengers of cruise ship from the USA)

Requirements: A. You are a passenger of a Cruise Ship with a valid US Visa;  and B. You must not stay in the country for more than 48 hours.

For more details, visit: Visa Requirement for Philippine Citizens

Sint Maarten is another Constituent Country of The Netherlands and just like Curacao, it is autonomous in a certain degree. Join a sailing activity as they seem to be a sailing haven. While you’re out at sea, grab your snorkeling gear, jump on the crystal clear water, and see their majestic underwater life.

23. Puerto Rico (USA territory)

30 Countries You can Visit if you have a Valid USA Tourist Visa on your Philippines Passport

Requirements: A. Your Valid US Visa; and B. You must not stay longer than the allowed period as stated in your visa.

Since Puerto Rico is a US Territory, your US Visa is sufficient to let you travel around Puerto Rico. Guanica is a lovely town where you can just spend your day at the beach, kayak through the mangroves, stroll through a huge sunflower farm, and be amazed at the beauty of the Bioluminescent Bay. Ponce is a historical town which will tell you so much about Puerto Rico’s history– the El Parque de Bombas, Castillo Serralles, and the Museum of History made it on our Geek List.

24. Haiti

Requirement: None. Haiti is actually visa-free for Filipinos for up to 90 days but the easiest way to go there is from the US where you’ll need a US Visa nonetheless.

When we were based in Luperon in the Dominican Republic, I actually had the chance to cross the border to Cap Haitien in Haiti. Truth be told, it was so different than what I expected it to be. It was beautiful and safe (if you get a proper tour agency like Destination Creole). The Citadelle Henry Christophe and the Sans Souci Palace is must visit! See full Travel Guide for Haiti here!

25. Cayman Islands (For passengers of cruise ship from the USA)

Requirements: A. You are a passenger of a Cruise Ship with a valid US Visa;  and B. You must leave on the same day as that of arrival.

For more details, visit: Visa Requirement for Philippine Citizens

The Cayman Island is a haven for nature lovers. They have a Stingray City where you can swim and even interact with a lot of them! The Cayman Crystal Cave is breathtaking and I suggest you see it for yourself.

26. US Virgin Islands (USA Territory)

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Requirements: A. Your Valid US Visa; and B. You must not stay longer than the allowed period as stated in your visa.

For more details, visit: Visa Requirement for Philippine Citizens

Again, since this is a territory of the US, your US Visa is enough to let you see the beauty of the Virgin Islands. US Virgin Island is known to be an amazing spot if you are a fan of white beaches and picturesque reefs. Visit the Buck Island, the only marine national park in the US. Perhaps, see the amazing Jack Bay and Isaac Bay. I bet you’d get a great tan while in here.

27. Antigua and Barbuda

Requirements: A. A Resident Card or Valid Visa for the USA, Canada, UK, or Schengen; B. A Visa on Arrival; and C. You must not stay for more than 30 days.

Visit this website for more details: Antigua & Barbuda Department of Immigration

What you can probably do is to strut in your bikini or board shorts and enjoy the sands and waters. After all, the locals of Antigua are proud of their beaches. They say that they have 365 beaches to choose from!

OCEANIA

28. Northern Mariana Islands (USA Territory)

30 Countries You can Visit if you have a Valid USA Tourist Visa on your Philippines
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Requirements: A. Your Valid US Visa; and B. You must not stay longer than the allowed period as stated in your visa.

For more details, visit: Visa Requirement for Philippine Citizens

The Grotto is something you can’t miss. There might be a number of steps going down, but the beautiful cave with amazing blue waters will compensate for it.

29. Guam (USA Territory)

30 Countries You can Visit if you have a Valid USA Tourist Visa on your Philippines
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Requirements: A. Your Valid US Visa; and B. You must not stay longer than the allowed period as stated in your visa.

For more details, visit: Visa Requirement for Philippine Citizens    

If you have a US visa, there is no need to get a different one from the embassy as this is a US Territory. It should have you covered but if you are holding a visa valid for Guam, this does not mean you can enter the mainland using that. With a number of tropical beaches, it would be hard not to dip in the clear waters and enjoy the sands of Guam.

30. American Samoa (USA territory)

30 Countries You can Visit if you have a Valid USA Tourist Visa on your Philippines Passport
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Requirements: A. Your Valid US Visa; and B. You must not stay longer than the allowed period as stated in your visa.

For more details, visit: Visa Requirement for Philippine Citizens

With the name of the country, it is pretty evident that this is a US territory and hence, your US visa can be used. This is different from the Independent State of Samoa where Filipinos can enter visa – free for 60 days or less.

A group of islands between Hawaii and New Zealand, expect to see a number of great landscapes and waters perfect for hiking and swimming.

Note that having a US Visa alone does not guarantee entry in any of these countries. Immigration Officials could ask you for certain documents such as Onward/Return Flight Booking, Travel Insurance, Hotel Booking, Proof of Funds, etc. and it is possible that if they are not convinced that you’re there for a legitimate purpose, then you can be denied entry to their borders.

The list above may change and that we recommend that you coordinate with the embassies to further clarify your eligibility to travel to their country with your Valid US Tourist  Visa. If you have additional countries to suggest, feel free to comment so we can update this post.

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Note that we are travel bloggers and not professionals with regard to visas. We based our articles on our experiences and tips from our fellow travelers.

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110 thoughts on “30 Countries That You Can Visit With Your Multiple Entry US Visa In Your Philippines Passport– Updated For 2020!!

  1. Whereas, “Requirements: A. Your Valid US Visa which is to be used to apply for a Tourist Card; B. A Tourist Card which can be obtained from airlines flying to Cuba…”

    Hello! I’m a PH passport-holder with a valid US visa planning to fly from Florida to Cuba. Thus, I have to get a TOURIST CARD first. Which airlines do you recommend me obtain it from? Thanks for the reply!

    1. Hello I am Filipino ,Philippines passport holder with valid b1-b2 US tourist visa, my question is , I can use this visa to travel in Canada?

  2. Hello,

    On the bahamas site it says that countries that require a visa to travel there will still need a visa even it travelling on a cruise ship. On here it says as long as they have US visa they will be allowed is this still correct?

    1. This is for Phillippines citizen with US travel visa from cruise in US to bahamas. it is not closed loop cruise (leaves from NY and arrives back at Miami if that makes a difference)

  3. hi Kach what was your itinerary to Bahamas? we are going on a 7-day royal carribean cruise to bahamas/mexico in 2 days. 2nd day is coco cay, 3rd days is nassau. i have a philippine passport and im in the US on a b1/b2 visa. do i still need a bahamas visa?

  4. Hi, thanks for your informative blog, very helpful. I got my US multiple entry visa in my passport and I have a plan to enter El Salvador this January 2020 because I need to go to Honduras by land to attend a conference. You mentioned here the requirements are Valid US Visa; Purchase a Tourist Card upon arrival for $10; and must not stay for not more than 90 days. My question is do I still need to get an authentication of my visa exemption from El Salvador Embassy in Japan through El Salvador Consulate in Manila because according to them they need to send my passport & US visa to Japan to get the visa exemption but the problem is I’m leaving Mla on Jan 5 going to US. So if i will not send my US visa to them to get the authentication, will I not encounter any problem once I arrive in El Salvador? Thanks for your advise.

  5. Us visa need to be tourist or can be any US visa, like student, crew or any but multiple for this countries?
    Thank you in advance…

    1. U need to get a Japan visa to get to Japan even if u have a US visa. But there’s a big chance that you will be approved.

  6. Hi there.. Thanks for the very in normative blog.. But Just to be sure.. Indians with Valid US visa can directly land in Montenegro? No prior documentation required? Is it visa on arrival sort of thing?

  7. Hello
    I got my US multiple entry visa in my passport. I have a plan to enter Canada but my CN visa was already expired last March this year. Does my US visa allows me to enter Canada?

    1. U need to get a Japan visa to get to Japan even if u have a US visa. But there’s a big chance that you will be approved.

  8. Hi!
    Very helpful article indeed. I did not know about the several countries that the US visa can be used for!

    Question, please! I cannot find any information about arriving in Bosnia and Herzegovina on a US visa, is it on arrival or is it pre-arranged (online) just like in Turkey? I managed to use my Schengen visa before for Turkey and it was very convenient!

    Many thanks!

  9. Hello,

    I was quite curious if by any chance that a multiple US and Canada visa holder of Philippine passport still need to apply for a transit visa in UK?
    Because we are planning to book a flight that has a 12-hour layover and transfer of airline in Heathrow Airport before going to Germany.
    We would like to use the spare time to roam outside the airport and visit nearby sites in London even for just 8 hours.
    Thanks in advance for the reply. 🙂

  10. I have 1 year US visa Approved unfortunately its a single entry only… If i will apply for another visa like canadian visa or Australian visa woud the process be easier or if i will apply again for US visa is it a renewal visa or i will start from scratch again? Thank you

  11. hi.I have a multiple entry US visa..when you visited Balkan countries..did you apply for travel insurance ?Did they ask you this in airport?salamat po

  12. Do I need to go by plane to enter the Central American countries near each other (El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Panama)? Or can I travel by land and cross the borders with a US visa? Pinoy passport holder here thanks in advance 😀

  13. Hi Kach!

    I am planning to go to Turks & Caicos. I have Philippines passport with valid US tourist and working visa (B1/B2 and H1). I have read conflicting answers in other sites. Help please!

  14. Hi! I just wanted to ask, i have a valid working permit in qatar with valid us and uk visa,I would like to visit the bahamas for 1 week after few days in london, do i still need to secure a visa going to bahamas? It will not be a part of a cruise, just staying in a hotel for
    1 week.

  15. Hi, with regard to American Samoa, they do not consider those that carry US Visa to enter the territory unless you have an immigration approval for entry permit -which is really a long process. It was easy before, but now it’s so hard to get that permit due to a lot of TnT’s (overstaying Filipinos).

    1. I have a question though, do I need to have a Japan visa if I will choose to have a transfer/ flight from Honolulu, Hawaii to Japan to Manila? Thanks

  16. Hey there
    I have 6 month multiple Schengen visa with Bangladeshi passport . can i enter Mexico without visa .thanks in advance

  17. Hi, Kach. I have a question about traveling to Mexico. It says if you have US visa no need to apply for a Mexican visa. Can you go directly to Mexico (without passing by the US) and show the US visa then no visa required anymore ? Thank you.

  18. Hi Katch,
    Im planning to visit Turkey next month. i have valid US Visa and and The E-visa (turkey) . Do I need to a bank details? Or bank statement? If I already have confirmed returned ticket and hotel reservation? And is insurance also required? By the way i am a filipina. Thanks

  19. Hi – Is El Salvador included? Some sites say that US visa is only valid for India and Jamaica passport holders only. Thanks!

  20. Hi , Kash i am planning to travel to us on b1/b2 visa , and my stay will be just two weeks because of my businesses and i do like to visit Canada also .So pls did i still need visa to Canada upon my us arrival ?

  21. Hello! Thank you po for the relevant info. I was wondering po if you can tell me how to get travel authentication certificate for Taiwan? I currently have a US visa po. Thank you!

  22. Hi Kach.. thank you for your web infos here. I feel lucky that i came to your site. Hope you can help me with my simple inquiry. Does a Philippine passport holder need to apply for visa going to Hawaii?

  23. HI! I was wondering if you’ve been to Serbia, Albania or Montenegro? I wanted to know how they see Filipinas (solo traveler), like, is there any discrimination/ racism still? Hope you could reply since I couldn’t find any info on this. Most blogs I’ve read who have gone there are from Caucasians. Thanks in advance.

    1. Hello Jen, I was just there in Montenegro and currently traveling for 2 months in the Balkans! No racism that I felt so far… I’m going to Serbia and Albania at the end of this 2 month trip. Check my daily blog at mrandmrshowe.com

  24. Does the article above also apply to Philippine passport holders with a US green card? Just confirming as I am planning to cruise Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras, Belize and Mexico.

    Thank you;
    Gina

  25. Hi Ms. Kach. My husband and I are planning to travel to Mexico. I currently have spouse visa in the UK. Do I still need to apply visa for Mexico and how many months my UK visa should be valid? Appreciate your reply as I could find it online in other sites. Thanks….

  26. Hi Ms. Kach! I know this is an old post. But I just really need to ask if Macedonia (FYR) is already included to this list? Im planning to visit belgrade next month, and take a bus to skopje. But ive only read it from one website (blog post). Will be so glad to hear your idea. Thanks!

  27. Katch. I have a valid tourist US visa and am planning to visit New Zealand. Do I still need to apply for a visit visa in New Zealand or a US visa is enough and how to I acquire if it is needed? Please advise. Thank you in advance and have a great day ahead!

  28. Hi Kach, your site is really helpful. Just wanted to ask if 1) I have a UK Visa and a Schengen Visa, am I still required to apply for a Mexican visa to visit Mexico?
    2) If I will apply for a US Tourist Visa, will that be sufficient to visit Mexico?

    Thank you so much Kach. 🙂

  29. Hello,

    Can I go to Canada from Detroit (by car) holding a Filipino passport and a valid US Tourist visa? Or do I need to apply a Canadian visa? I’d like to have a sightseeing in Toronto 🙂

      1. Hello Kach. I’m planning to do the same. May I ask if we can enter Toronto via land travel from Detroit if you have B1 B2. Can we just apply visa to Canada upon arriving there?

        We have to buy tickets today. Visiting for work.

  30. Update: I was in Cuba and Mexico last August and September 2017. Cuba does accept Philippine passport holders with a valid US visa anymore unless you get a Cuban Visa at their embassy which looks like the tourist card only it has a stamp on the middle. This is after Trump’s declaration and harsh stance towards Cuba. In my situation, I was asked to go to the Cuban embassy in Cancun, Mexico. You have to submit a couple of requirements to make sure your travel to Cuba is legit. The whole ordeal was dreadful because what is written online is all conflicting and yes, you need to edit your blog about Cuba as not to confuse your readers. We have to re-book tickets, miss flights, waiting, etc. Nonetheless, Cuba was amazing and we had an amazing time there. We will be going back again next year(2019) to visit friends in Mexico, Cuba and the other parts of South America and more scuba diving.

  31. Hi,

    Hope all is well!

    I am planning to visit Serbia, but before anything else i would like to know how many days are we allowed to stay there as a tourist?

  32. Helpful article. Just a correction. Puerto Rico is a US territory just like Guam not a separate country so a US visa also covers it.

  33. Hi!!

    If you still remember, where did you purchase your Tourist Card for Dominican Republic? because I’ve been going through most of the websites, there is no option for Philippine passport holders with green card or valid US visa traveling to DR. There was also something about if traveling after April 1,2018, it will be included in the airline fees already. Any tips on this one?

    Thanks!

    -Cas

  34. Does it also apply traveling to Spain with US tourist visa holding Philippine passport? Or shall i require a Spanish tourist visa?

    Best regards.

    1. No, you need a SHENGEN visa for Spain. However, having a US tourist visa already may help getting the Shengen visa so make sure you mention it and attach a copy to your application.

  35. Hi. We are joining a cruise ship to Bahamas from Miami. We have valid USA tourist visas. Do we need to apply for a separate visas to Bahamas? Confusing infos.. please advise if you know the facts on this. Thanks

    1. Hello Lucy, if you will travel on a cruise then you don’t need it. I’ve done 2 Bahamas cruise with Royal Caribbean and Carnival Cruises and I’ve never been asked. But if you will enter Bahamas on a Ferry or airplane then you need to get a visa in Miami, it’s very easy to get and it will cost you $100 only.

      1. Hi Kach, I am also going on a 4-day bahamas cruise w Carnival from Port Canaveral (Florida) next month. Base on the sites that i read it says that Filipinos using philippine passport w multiple entry visa still needs a Bahamas visa. I am very confused if i need a Bahamas visa or not.

    1. Yes. I just did. But you have to have a nonstop flight to US from South Korea and not go back right away to Philippines. Visa exemption is good if leaving from Philippines, stopping in South Korea up to 30 days, then you have to fly to the US which issued you the visa. Or the other way around USA-KOREA-PHILIPPINES. Same goes for visa holders of Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Rep., Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or United Kingdom.

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    1. I f my personality I’m girl 18 years
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  37. Hello, my friend is trying to obtain a u s tourist visa from the philippines. We have a cruise booked from Los Angeles roundtrip to mexico. Does she need another visa to go to mexico? It’s a mexican reviera cruise..I would really appreciate a reply..thank you in advance.

  38. Hi. I have a US C1D visa but i this is for transit only as I am a seafarer. It has a 5yr validity tho. I really want to go to Honduras. Is my visa acceptable? Please help me ??

  39. If am traveling to Peru and my connecting flight is in LAX I’m assuming that I still need to apply for US visa. Can someone confirm this please. Thanks in advance.

  40. Hi could you please advice me what to do to get a tourist visa bound for South Korea I’m currently now in Kuwait working coz my fiance is been working in Pyoengtaek South korea at camp Humphrey until now I came on applying some jobs as well going there.
    Thank you

  41. Kach, no other requirement to go to Cuba? It can be purely for tourism purposes? I can go as a tourist with no religious or educational purpose? Thank you!

  42. hi kach! just wondering how will i secure a travel auth cert going to taiwan i do have a valid us visa..i tot effctve n ung visa free ng filipinos to taiwan by june hnd pa pla,my air ticket nko?..im working overseas so a bit hassle pmnta ng mga embassy to secure a visa..thanks!

    1. One of my friend suggested that once you have a US tourist visa your already exempted to it just got stamped in the airport.

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Co-Founder of Two Monkeys Travel Group. Since 2013, Kach has visited all the 7 continents (including Antarctica) and 143 countries using her Philippines Passport. In 2016, she got married then a year later bought a sailboat and went on sailing adventures with her two cats - Captain Ahab & Little Zissou in the Caribbean for 2 years. She now lives in Herceg Novi, Montenegro. She writes about her experiences traveling as a Filipina traveler with a PHL Passport. Also tips on backpacking trips, luxury hotel experiences, product reviews, sailing & adventure travel.

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