The latest travel alerts and warnings for The Philippines. What's happening and are you covered for it?
Scams are prevalent in the Philippines with local con artists hoping to get one over on visiting tourists. Arm yourself with these con-busting techniques.
It might seem like a big adventure to go to less-travelled parts of The Philippines, but be warned, you'll be taking a big risk if you ignore warnings about the kidnapping of foreigners.
This is one of Southeast Asia's most beautiful destinations, the Philippines offers the best of everything. But the raw, natural environment that entices people to visit can come with a price: far too many bugs and 'bitey things' that can leave you seriously ill.
There aren't too many travel destinations that don't carry the risk of some sort of petty crime - where there are visitors, there are criminals. The Philippines is no exception, and crime is an ongoing problem.