Travellers Can Now Enjoy Staying In Thailand For 9 Months, If They Quarantine For The First 14 Days

by Yogita Chainani
Travellers Can Now Enjoy Staying In Thailand For 9 Months, If They Quarantine For The First 14 Days

Thailand, which is also one of the most famous and tourist-friendly destinations, has been planning to reopen that’s aimed at international visitors looking to stay awhile. The country is now offering a special tourist visa that will allow foreigners to stay for up to 90 days. However, the travellers have to mandatorily quarantine themselves for the first 14 days of their stay. 

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The New Policy By The Thai Government Is Expected To Roll Out Next Month

The new policy, which will also boost the tourism of Thailand, is expected to launch next month. If you are already planning to consider this offer, then you must know that visitors have to book accommodations for the entire 90-day period ahead of time and to quarantine upon arrival. After the quarantine period, you’ll be allowed to explore the country on your will.

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Travellers don’t need to be worried about quarantine centres, since Thai Thai government will give visitors the option of quarantining at several luxury properties, including the Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel and the Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok.

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Post 90 days, Visitors Will Be Allowed To Renew Their Visas Twice 

The Thai government is yet to announce whether this opportunity will require visitors to undergo covid-19 tests or other health screenings. However, as per the new offer, visitors will also be allowed to renew their visas twice. It will then allow them to stay in the country for 270 days or about nine months. And if you are looking forward to this, then you need to apply for the visa quickly, since the government plans to issue just 1,200 of these visas each month.

Thailand has been cautious with the reopening, opting to keep its borders closed to international visitors over the summer. And these efforts have successfully flattened its disease curve and reported no new coronavirus cases as of publication on Sept. 17. The country has reported fewer than 3,500 coronavirus cases and 58 deaths so far.