Cebu Pacific Swab Test Now at Reduced Price to Counter PAL’s Offer
Cebu Pacific Swab Test Update: Budget airline company Cebu Pacific on Tuesday, July 6, announced that it has lowered its 24-hour swab test rate to P2,500, a cheaper than the discounted rate that Philippine Airlines (PAL) began charging its passengers for the very same service two weeks ago.
The budget airline is now charging P2,500 for the service, from the initial rate of P3,200.
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On June 21, 2021, PAL announced that it had actually decreased its RT-PCR test rate to P2,599 from P3,300, with outcomes readily available within 24 hours.
Cebu Pacific countered that deal on Tuesday, as it revealed that it was additional lowering the cost for its 24-hour swab test offer for travelers from P3,200 to P2,500.
The service is offered through Safeguard DNA Diagnostics Incorporated (SDDI), which has facilities in Mandaluyong City, Davao City, and Bacolod City.
” We are devoted to keeping not just our flights as inexpensive as possible, but even our services across the board,” said Cebu Pacific vice president for marketing and consumer experience Candice Iyog.
” As some regional and international locations might still need negative RT-PCR test results, we ensured we are able to supply the most affordable rates in the market which might easily be availed by everyJuan through our site,” Iyog added.
Cebu Pacific likewise decreased its antigen test cost at the Philippine Airport Diagnostic Laboratory (PADLAB) to P675 from P700.
In mid-June, Cebu Pacific announced that swab test price with partners Health Metrics Incorporated (HMI) and SDDI was reduced to P2,500, with outcomes offered in 48 hours.
HMI is still using 48-hour swab tests for P2,500, and 24-hour swab tests for P3,200.
PADLAB, meanwhile, uses 24-hour RT-PCR tests for a decreased rate of P2,899, while 48-hour tests are now priced at P2,699.
Checking out the LGU’s travel requirements prior to boarding is still a requirement in many destinations. Cebu Pacific advised its guests to constantly check with the city government of their location for the latest pandemic restrictions.
Source: Cebu Pacific News and Updates