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Samui Plus Sandbox Hotels

To be able to come to Koh Samui under the Samui Plus Sandbox, vaccinated tourists and returning travelers must book 2 types of Samui Sandbox hotels: Samui Extra Plus Hotels and SHA+ Hotels.

Samui Plus Sandbox

On July 12, 2021, the Thai government started the applications for the Samui Plus Sandbox program that allows foreign and Thai travelers to enter Samui in Thailand without quarantine. The program is scheduled to start on July 15, 2021 which makes it…

Phuket Sandbox Flights

Get your Travel Insurance HERE In an attempt to revive the country’s tourism industry, which contributed to 20% of gross domestic product before the pandemic, Thailand has opened its gates and welcomed its first quarantine-free tourists back to the largest island of the country, Phuket, on the 1st day of July. In the first five …

Phuket Sandbox Guide

On June 22, 2021 the Thai government approved the Phuket Sandbox program that allows foreign and Thai travelers to enter Thailand without quarantine. The program is scheduled to start on July 1, 2021, before Thai borders will be fully reopened. Phuket is set to become the first Thai province of this “sandbox” model and vaccinated …

SHA+ Hotels in Phuket

As part of the government’s plan to reopen Phuket to foreign travelers, the Thai government has introduced the Phuket SandBox Program. Travelers do not need to do quarantine but they must stay in Phuket for at least 14 days in an accredited SHA+ Hotel and will then be allowed to visit other destinations in Thailand. …

With Thailand very slowly reopening to visitors, one of the latest requirements for visitors is the mandatory COVID-19 insurance plan for foreigners that covers the traveler for a minimum of $100,000 (the Thai policies generally cover 3.5 million Thai baht). In addition to all the requirements, the traveler needs to obtain a certificate of entry (COE) and a valid visa.

Thailand Reopening Plan

It certainly has been a long time since Thailand effectively closed its borders to tourists, and nobody could have predicted that the COVID-19 pandemic would last for so long and have such a devastating effect on the international travel and tourism industry. However, it appears that things are starting to happen now, with the loosening …