Confirmed Changes To Thailand Test and Go Programme

Following the announcement of the relaunch of the Test & GO “quarantine-free” programme from 1st February we now have more details of the plan which includes an additional confinement day. In the previous incarnation of Test & GO travellers would complete a PCR test on arrival and would have to wait at an approved SHA+Continue reading “Confirmed Changes To Thailand Test and Go Programme”

Thailand Quarantine Free Travel To Return

Authorities in Thailand have today announced that the Test & GO scheme, suspended prior to Christmas, will be reinstated from 1st February. Test & GO had seen visitor numbers increase in the seven weeks since it was introduced at the start of November. The scheme allowed fully vaccinated visitors to travel to Thailand without havingContinue reading “Thailand Quarantine Free Travel To Return”

New Thailand Sandbox Zones Could Be Created

Yesterday we reported that the suspended Test & GO programme could be reinstated soon and now there are reports that the Sandbox programme could be expanded. When Test & GO was suspended just before Christmas it left just the Phuket Sandbox as route into the country without undergoing a full quarantine. The Sandbox scheme wasContinue reading “New Thailand Sandbox Zones Could Be Created”

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”

Tourists Still Heading To Phuket Despite Changes To Entry Rules

The Phuket Tourism Association (PTA) has announced that the popular Thai tourist destination is still getting 4,000 applicants a day through the Thailand Pass despite the suspension of the Test & GO entry scheme. The Test & GO programme, which allowed quarantine-free travel to fully vaccinated travellers from more than 60 countries, was suspended toContinue reading “Tourists Still Heading To Phuket Despite Changes To Entry Rules”

Three New Sandbox Destinations Open But Omicron Spreads In Thailand

Phang Nga (including Khao Lak), Krabi (including Ao Nang and Phi Phi islands) and Surat Thani (Koh Samui, Koh Tao and Koh Phangan only) have all today been added to the Phuket Sandbox in Thailand, welcoming tourists despite increasing cased of Covid-19 in the country fuelled by the Omicron variant. Fully vaccinated tourists can nowContinue reading “Three New Sandbox Destinations Open But Omicron Spreads In Thailand”

Thailand Sandbox Extended But Test And Go Suspension Continues

Thailand has announced that the quarantine-free Test &GO scheme suspension is extended indefinitely but that further Sandbox destinations will be added from 1th January. Test & GO allowed fully quarantine-free travel to fully vaccinated travellers from more than 60 countries and was seen as the key measure in the relaunch of tourism in the country.Continue reading “Thailand Sandbox Extended But Test And Go Suspension Continues”

Further Blow To Thailand Tourism Hopes

The suspension of the Test & GO entry scheme for fully vaccinated travellers has been a hammer blow to the Thailand tourism industry and the prospects of another ruined high-season. The country has today raised its COVID-19 alert level as the Omicron variant fuels increasing numbers of infections. Raising the alert level from three toContinue reading “Further Blow To Thailand Tourism Hopes”

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”

Thailand Increases Blue Zone Provinces And Ease Restrictions

The Thai government has announced that the number of provinces that visitors through the “Blue Zone” can visit has increased from 17 to 26. The Blue Zone “Sandbox” is for fully vaccinated visitors from countries not on the list of 63 countries eligible for the Quarantine Free “Test & Go” scheme. The announcement also included detailsContinue reading “Thailand Increases Blue Zone Provinces And Ease Restrictions”

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