Is the Philippines safe to visit for tourists?

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Yes, it’s generally safe to travel to the Philippines.

While there are valid concerns about violence due to terrorism and the nationwide campaign against illegal drugs, these are just isolated cases and don’t happen in the entire country. 

For your peace of mind, read up and follow any travel alert issued by your government. It also helps to research about the peace and order situation in the place you’re planning to visit, not just in the Philippines but also in other countries.

As for the Philippine tourist spots featured in this post, rest assured that these destinations are safe to visit. Of course, you also have to do your part in ensuring your safety anywhere you go.

Go back to the main article: How to Travel to the Philippines: 50 Amazing Tourist Spots to Visit