Bangkok : Thai Govern-ment and Tourism Authority are encouraging travellers to vaccinate prior their travel to Thailand under the new programme called Phuket Sandbox to start from July 1. Those who are not yet vaccinated can still travel to Phuket but have to be in Alternative Local Quarantine for 14 days.
Everyone is welcome to Thailand under this programme along with their family. Under the Sandbox programme, one has to stay in Phuket for minimum seven days and then they are free to travel.
Travellers from low and medium risk countries must be vaccinated at least 14 days prior to their travel to Thailand. Vaccination Certificate is essential to be presented but not for the minors. Travellers between 12 and 18 will need to take quick antigen test and they have to bear the cost, which will be between THB 1200-1800.
After entering Thailand, all travellers have to download Thailand Plus Mobile App for contact tracing for their entire stay. It will be traced through GPS and Bluetooth through moblie phone combined with check in records via QR code scanning in locations during the travellers journey. From the airport, travellers will be transferred to their hotels. Transfer and hotel will be SHA (Safety and Health Administration) approved.
Vaccinated travellers are allowed to travel within Phuket but they must observe standard protocol DMHTT (distancing, musk wearing, hand-washing, testing, Thailand Plus). After five days of PCR testing, they can travel the islands around Phuket (Phi Phi island, Koh Yao, Phang Nga Bay) for a day trip.
Guest must stay in Phuket for seven days before travelling to other provinces of Thailand.
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