BREAKING: Thailand drops PCR test on arrival, no SHA hotel, ATK take a look at ‘optional’

Thailand’s CCSA has just introduced main modifications to the county’s Test & Go program, a part of the broader Thailand Pass. International travellers will no longer need to take a PCR check on arrival. The requirement to book an SHA+ hotel as part of the Test & Go entry scheme can be dropped underneath today’s CCSA decision. On April 1 pre-travel PCR check had been additionally abandoned as a pre-condition of entry into Thailand.
The elimination of the PCR test for vaccinated travellers is the large headline for today’s modifications whilst the CCSA will still recommend an ATK check on the fifth day and count on travellers to monitor their health whilst in Thailand. Insurance protection requirements may even be dropped from US$20,000 greenback to US$10,000.
Unvaccinated travellers will still must make, and pre-pay, a lodge booking and do a PCR check on arrival and on Day 5. BUT in the occasion that they submit a negative PCR take a look at taken within 72 hours before arrival the quarantine period will be waived, in accordance with announcements made on the assembly.
This directly from the TAT web site relating to unvaccinated travellers…

The bad information is that the Thailand Pass stays as a registration for anybody eager to enter Thailand, Thais and foreigners. Save , including vaccination certificates and proof of insurance coverage will still have to be uploaded and accredited before your arrival in Thailand.
But both Test & Go and Sandbox are actually history, underneath the modifications. The solely two classes for entry underneath the revised system shall be vaccinated and unvaccinated.
The CCSA also mentioned the re-opening of all land border checkpoints, and has reviewed the colour-coding of provinces based on their an infection charges.
Factors has now made the changes which won’t require totally vaccinated travellers to do any tests earlier than or after they arrive in Thailand, SOME airways should require a PCR check. For unvaccinated travellers, SOME airways might not carry you except you are vaccinated. In each cases, check together with your provider before making use of for your Thailand Pass.
In different good news it was confirmed that eating places, even those working as ‘pseudo bars’, and are SHA+ registered, will have the power to stay open until midnight. But this ‘official’ requirement has been broadly flouted in current months as nightlife owners have pushed to return to ‘normal’ operating hours and reboot their companies.
All this is anticipated to be enacted from May 1, subsequent week. But a confirmed date has not been introduced presently. All the adjustments will must be signed off and printed within the Royal Gazette, anticipated to occur early subsequent week..

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