Published on : Saturday, September 18, 2021
Five new destinations in Thailand are getting ready to welcome fully vaccinated travellers from October 1st.
They do not need to quarantine.
Bangkok, the country’s capital city and a favourite with tourists, is one of the locations on the list.
The provinces of Chaing Mai, Chon Buri, Phetchaburi and Prachuap Khiri Khan will soon join the list.
Thailand’s largest island, Phuket, was the pilot island for this new re-opening strategy.
it will enable foreign visitors to experience its famous blue waters and sandy beaches.
Surat Thani, Krabi and Phang-Nga have also gradually started to welcome double jabbed tourists over the last two months.
It is being called the ‘sandbox’ model.
Travellers planning to book a trip to any of these places, will have to stay within a certain area for seven days after arrival with regular COVID-19 tests during that time.
From mid-October, travellers will also be able to visit another 21 destinations up and down the country with more Thai destinations set to open to international tourists in early 2022.