Most commonly found bed bug species in the Philippines that readily bite humans are Cimex lectularius and Cimex hemipterus. Although bed bug infestations are at higher risk in public accommodations where people lounge, sleep or sit such as hotels and cinema, it not unusual to find them at your homes. This is because bed bugs can be brought home through your luggage, clothes, bags etc. and by carrying just 1 single surviving female bed bug home, it can spell disaster.
Luckily for you, we have loads of tips to help you identify signs of an infestation and how you can deter from bringing home any bed bugs from your travels. It is a traveller’s biggest fear: waking up in a hotel bed (or even your own bed!) with the telltale bites and droplets of blood on the sheets.