Published on : Saturday, January 22, 2022
Thailand will restart a quarantine-free visa program for vaccinated visitors from next month, with the tourism-dependent nation shifting its focus toward economic recovery aftera dip in new Covid-19 infections.
International travelers from all countries can apply for visas under the Test & Go entry program from Feb. 1, said the Thai government after a meeting of its main Covid task force on Thursday. Visitors will have to go through two Covid tests after arrival, one upon entry and another on the fifth day.
Thailand Finance Minister ArkhomTermpittayapaisith said,“We can no longer close our borders as the economic costs will be too high. Reopening and managing the outbreak need to go hand in hand.”