Thailand Is Now Open With No COVID-19 Testing, Quarantine Requirements for Vaccinated Travelers

Thailand Is Now Open With No COVID-19 Testing, Quarantine Requirements for Vaccinated Travelers

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Travelers who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can visit Thailand without requiring a negative test result or brief hotel quarantine starting Sunday.

Also taking effect May 1, the country has lowered the required amount of health insurance coverage from $20,000 to $10,000. Travelers will provide proof of vaccination and insurance coverage when they register on the Thailand Pass website. Travelers are advised to register at least three to seven days before their scheduled departure to Thailand.

According to the Bangkok Post, the Thailand Pass requirement is expected to expire on June 1.

While unvaccinated children under the age of 18 are permitted to travel to Thailand with vaccinated parents without quarantine, other unvaccinated travelers have two options for visiting the country.

They can either enter under the existing five-day Alternate Quarantine scheme or avoid AQ by uploading a negative RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival to their Thailand Pass application.

Those choosing the former will require a confirmed booking of SHA+ hotel 5-day Alternate Quarantine package and a pre-booked RT-PCR test on arrival if it’s not already included in their package.

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