Details for CPA-RFP-001-21 CURRENCY


Main Office: SAIPAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, 2ND Floor Arrival Bldg.
P.O. BOX 501055, SAIPAN, MP 96950
Phone: (1-670) 237-6500/1 • Fax: (1-670) 234-5962
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Project No.: CPA-RFP-001-21
CPA Concession No.: SCX-2021-01
Notice is hereby given that the Commonwealth Ports Authority (the “CPA”) is accepting sealed proposals, subject to the terms
and conditions of the Request for Proposals (the “RFP”), and other contract provisions, for proposals from firms, companies,
and/or corporations for currency exchange services at the Francisco C. Ada/Saipan International Airport. This concession is for
the exclusive right to offer currency exchange, travel insurance, and other related services as applicable, including, but not
limited to, the sale and purchase of foreign currency banknotes, drafts, money transfer, travelers check, and any other travel
related products that are not related products precluded by other concessionaire agreements in the Airport.
The RFP will be issued and available for pick-up beginning October 07, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Mondays through
Fridays, at the Administration Office, 2nd Floor, Arrival Building, Saipan International Airport. CPA offices are closed on holidays.
The RFP includes layouts and requirements. All responses to this RFP shall also take into account any and/or all costs that will be
charged to the proposer awarded the contract for the project. Prospective proposers will be required to pay a non-refundable
administrative fee of $50.00 for costs associated with handling and consideration of the proposal. Payments are accepted in the
form of cash, credit card, and certified cashier’s checks made out to the Commonwealth Ports Authority.
Questions and/or clarification concerning this project shall be in writing and sent to the attention of the Executive Director
through email at with copy to Joy Ann Tenorio at no later than October
25, 2021.
All proposals shall be sealed and marked on the cover package outside as follows: “RFP TECHNICAL SUBMISSION:
CONFIDENTIAL; CONCESSION NO. SXC-2021-01.” One (1) original and three (3) copies of the technical proposal must be
submitted no later than 2:00 p.m. Chamorro Standard Time, November 18, 2021, to the Authority Administration
Section, Office of the Executive Director, 2nd Floor, Arrival Building, Saipan International Airport. Proposals are not required
to include a prepaid minimum concession fee. Proposers that submit proposals deemed to be Sufficiently Acceptable pursuant
to the terms of this RFP will be invited to submit Price Bids and will be notified of the time, date, and location for submittal of
such Price Bids.
The Commonwealth Ports Authority reserves the right to reject any or all proposals for any reason, if in its sole opinion to do so,
would be in CPA’s best interest. CPA further reserves the right to waive any defects in said proposals if in its sole opinion to do so
would be in CPA’s best interest. All proposals shall become property of the Commonwealth Ports Authority.
/s/ CHRISTOPHER S. TENORIO				October 04, 2021
Executive Director


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