Thailand Update

Visa Requirements

Starting from the 22nd of March at 00h00, the following measures will be in effect in Thailand.

For foreign nationals:

  • All passengers must be able to produce a Health Certificate certifying that they are not infected. This document must be issued within 72hours of the departure time.
  • All passengers must have health insurance for minimum medical coverage of 100 000 USD in Thailand and covers the treatment of COVID-19.

Thai Nationals returning to Thailand:

  • All passengers must be able to produce a Health Certificate certifying that they are fit to fly.
  • All passengers must have a letter issued by the Royal Thai Embassy, Thai Consular Office or Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Kingdom of Thailand certifying that the passenger is Thai National returning to Thailand.

If a passenger is unable to present these documents at check-in, the air operator is not allowed to issue a boarding pass. These measures also apply to transit passengers and are valid until the 30th of September.

Airline updates

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) announced the extension until 30 April 2020 of the ban on incoming international flights. The extension will likely mean a further reduction in outgoing international flights in the days ahead.

Thai Air Asia, Bangkok Airways, Thai Lion Airs, and Thai Smile have announced that they will suspend all international and domestic flights until further notice.

Travel News

  • A curfew has been imposed in Bangkok. Everyone is asked to remain indoors between 10pm and 4am. This measure is effective until further notice.
  • Governor of Phuket officially orders the closure of all hotels in Phuket province. Other provinces adjacent like Krabi, Phang Nga might follow. The closure is until further notice. Existing clients can stay until their planned check out. As soon as the last guest has checked out hotel must close immediately.

Hotel Updates

  • FX Hotel MetroLink Makkasan in Bangkok is closed from the 23rd of April until the 30 June.
  • Lancaster in Bangkok is closed from 1 May until 31 October.
  • Amatara Wellness Resort in Phuket is closed until 31 May.

The situation in Thailand is changing on a daily basis. That’s why we have bundled all the temporary closures of tourist sites, accommodations, and cruises in one document.

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