Could Thailand Test And Go Make A Rapid Return

There are reports coming out of Thailand today that the Thai government is considering reinstating the Test & GO programme, less than a month after it was suspended. Test & GO, which allowed fully vaccinated travellers from 63 countries to visit without quarantine requirements once they had completed an initial arrival PCR test, was suspendedContinue reading “Could Thailand Test And Go Make A Rapid Return”

Few Tourists Heading To Cambodia Following Reopening

There have been some bullish reports coming out of Cambodia on the recovery of the tourism sector following the reopening of the borders on 15th November last year, in reality however numbers of foreign tourists have been very low. The Khmer Times led an article this week with the headline “Cambodia’s tourism sees fast recoveryContinue reading “Few Tourists Heading To Cambodia Following Reopening”

Thailand Reviewing Permitted Countries Under Omicron Threat

The Bangkok Post is reporting that Thailand is likely to review its list of permitted countries under the Test & GO entry scheme later this week in an effort to thwart the spread of the Omicon variant of Covid-19. Currently travellers from countries are permitted to visiot under the scheme but the reports suggest thatContinue reading “Thailand Reviewing Permitted Countries Under Omicron Threat”

More Changes To Thailand Entry Rules

The Royal Thai government have announced a number of changes to its entry rules for foreign arrivals, many effective immediately. Full, updated details are available on our dedicated Test & GO Exemption from Quarantine and Blue Zone and Happy Quarantine pages. Test & GO – Exemption From Quarantine The headline changes include the opening ofContinue reading “More Changes To Thailand Entry Rules”

Philippines Confirms Tourism Opening Date

The Philippines government has announced that it will reopen its borders to tourists from low-risk countries on a trial basis from 1st December. The trial will initially run for a 15-day period, which may be extended, and will only be available to fully vaccinated people. Visitors must have passports valid for at least six monthsContinue reading “Philippines Confirms Tourism Opening Date”

Good Bad And Ugly Of Thailand Tourism Return

There is growing confidence in some circles that the return of tourism to Thailand will be a succesful one, helping to boost the economy. Others are not so confident however and issues are being reported. The Good TravelDailyNews is reporting that the volume of hotel bookings is rapidly increasing. Booking numbers are now 54% ofContinue reading “Good Bad And Ugly Of Thailand Tourism Return”

Latest Thailand Visitor Numbers And Restrictions

More than 31,000 foreign visitors have so far taken advantage of the Test & GO, quarantine-free, travel arrangements since they began on 1st November according to official figures. An additional 10,000 have entered through the Sandbox programme. The numbers have been welcomed by senior figures in Thailand but still remain well below pre-pandemic levels forContinue reading “Latest Thailand Visitor Numbers And Restrictions”

Cambodia Ends Quarantine For Foreign Visitors

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen announced at the weekend that the country would stop requiring fully vaccinated travellers to quarantine on arrival from today (15th November). All visitors will need to have a negative test taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival and then take a rapid test on arrival, waiting for theContinue reading “Cambodia Ends Quarantine For Foreign Visitors”

Thailand Considers Relaxing Travel Restrictions Further

Thailand has already been the quickest country in Southeast Asia to welcome back foreign tourists, then introduced quarantine-free travel and now is looking to relax travel restrictions further. The Bangkok Post is reporting that the government is considering replacing the PCR test with other screening methods for fully-vaccinated tourists under the Test & G) scheme.Continue reading “Thailand Considers Relaxing Travel Restrictions Further”

Who Tops The Thailand Visitor List

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has issued visitor numbers for the first 6 days of the new quarantine-free Test & GO programme. Test & GO enables fully vaccinated travellers from 63 countries to visit the country without any need to quarantine on arrival, although Covid tests are required. The top ten countries for visitorsContinue reading “Who Tops The Thailand Visitor List”

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