Rags II – Philippines Liveaboard diving - FAQ
We often have queries in regard to what happens after you book your liveaboard diving trip on Rags II – so we've put together a few questions and answers to let our future customers know what to expect.
Most passport holders can enter the Philippines for 21 days with Visa on arrival. However it's best to check before you book.Try here for quick reference. http://www.projectvisa.com/visainformation/Philippines
The drive from Manila to Batangas usually takes around 1.5 hours, then there's a 1 hour water taxi trip to Puerto Galera. We can arrange reliable drivers to collect your party and deliver you to the pre-booked water taxi. All-in cost is very reasonable if shared between four. A cheaper alternative is possible, but with heavy dive kit - is not as easy.
If flights are late night, it's best to stay in Manila if possible as night crossings by water taxi are sometimes restricted by the Coastguard (depending on local weather). Check with us - just before departure - for local conditions.