Barkota Advisory on Passenger Ferry Trips (COVID-19 Situation)

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Barkota Advisory (COVID 19)

Last Updated: March 31, 2020

We at Barkota, are one with the government’s directives in dealing with the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Just recently, with the cooperation of local government units, some areas in the country have undergone enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). With this undertaking, traveling from one place to another has been fully restricted, as well as putting some passenger ferry operations to stop.

In line with this, we are receiving inquiries regarding trip resumptions and travel updates for passenger ferry trips schedules. Moreover, passenger ferry trips for all routes of the following shipping lines will be temporarily cancelled until the end of the quarantine period (approximately until April 14, 2020) and/or until further notice:

Trans-Asia Shipping Lines Inc.

Medallion Transport Inc.

Starlite Ferries


Lite Shipping Corporation


Weesam Express


Island Water

2Go Travel

Clemer Shipping Lines

SeaCat by Grand Ferries

Jomalia Shipping Lines

Super Shuttle Ferry

Evaristo and Sons Sea Transport Corp

The said event may have affected some passengers who made ferry reservations beforehand. If you have booked online and would like to request for a refund please check refund guidelines and know each shipping lines’ refund policy through the link below:

We understand the urgency of our customers’ concerns and queries and Barkota will be glad to assist. To better help you with your concerns, please email us at [email protected] or message us directly through our Facebook Page:

Finally, we would like to thank you, for your patience and understanding amid this great challenge on COVID-19. Rest assured that we will keep you posted for further trip resumption announcements as we also communicate with our partnered shipping lines. We will make sure to provide support to each of your concerns relating to ferry bookings.

Please stay safe at home. We will all get through this, together.

Thank you and God bless.