Thailand is removing all entry requirements, returning to normal tourism

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Thailand has become the latest destination in the world to lift all entry requirements related to Covid-19 and return to normal tourism. The Land of smiles – one of the world’s most popular destinations for travelers before the pandemic – has struggled in terms of tourism for much of the past three years due to strict and unrealistic entry requirements, but will hope to welcome significant numbers of tourists back once they come into force these changes in their entry requirements.

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Visiting Thailand is now more attractive than ever, thanks to longer visas on arrival and far fewer people on the beaches than before, the country is really back on the map for millions of travelers around the world. Here’s a look at what changes will happen when they go live and why travelers keep coming back to this Southeast Asian gem.

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Normal entry requirements for Thailand – information for travelers

Before the pandemic, Thailand was one of the most popular places to visit on the planet. Bangkok, the sprawling capital of the country, has been named the most visited city in the world, attracting a wide variety of travelers from a wide variety of countries. However, while Covid-19 may have severely reduced the number of travelers flocking to the country, the decision to lift all entry requirements related to Covid-19 could see travelers return in their millions over the next several years.

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After a meeting with the National Committee for Communicable Diseases (NCDC) on Wednesday, Thai Health Minister Anuthin Charnvirakul revealed said yesterday that the country will lift restrictions on international arrivals linked to Covid-19 that have been in place for the past few years, making entry into the country as easy as it was before the pandemic threw the travel industry on a curve ball for life .

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Currently, travelers arriving in Thailand must present either proof of a full course of vaccination against Covid-19 or a negative test result to be able to enter the country – a red tape that has made the idea of ​​visiting the country unpalatable to many travelers. however, from October 1the country will completely abolishing these requirementsclosing the chapter on an extremely difficult period for the country’s ailing travel and tourism industry.

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The move comes as part of Thailand’s commitment treating Covid-19 like the flu from the beginning of next month. Thailand was one of the first countries in the region to publicize this approach, which represented a complete 180-degree change in approach from the usually cautious country, and as a result they were able to reap the benefits of more travelers. The beaches are slowly starting to fill up again and the popular resort towns are starting to heat up again.

Happy tourists exploring Thailand, Southeast Asia

Visitors to Thailand will also be relieved to hear that the country will also abandon its isolation approach, with those who contract the virus with mild symptoms no longer being asked to self-isolate. Travelers will also no longer need to show proof of vaccination or test results when visiting crowded public places – further evidence that the country is finally returning to normal. All changes are subject to approval by the country’s Center for COVID-19 Situation Management (CCSA).

View of the city of Bangkok in Thailand, Southeast Asia

Part of Thailand’s charm has always been that it caters to all travelers. Be more comfortable the beach whether in the city, temple or mall, or on a tight budget or budget, Thailand has no shortage of options for all types of arrivals. With so many people reluctant to travel over the past few years, Thailand is sure to welcome new faces to its shores, as well as many of us seasoned travelers who just can’t get enough of it. Those arriving after October 1 can also take advantage Another 15 days for the visa free on arrival, allowing travelers to benefit from a few extra weeks in paradise.

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