Thailand to reopen without quarantine from 1st of November

After a long wait, Thailand will finally reopen its doors to fully vaccinated tourists from 46 countries without quarantine from the 1st of November 2021. Here is all you need to know to prepare for your trip!

Who can travel to Thailand without undergoing a quarantine?

In an announcement made today (21/10/2021), Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha mentioned the country will reopen to foreign visitors from a list of 46 countries considered as “low-risk” without having to undergo a 14 or 7 days quarantine, but instead, will have to realize a RT-PCR test when arriving in Thailand and stay only 1 night in a SHA+ or AQ hotel while waiting for the result. The visitors must be double vaccinated for at least 14 days prior to the visit and come from one of the following countries:

  1. Australia
  2. Austria
  3. Bahrain
  4. Belgium
  5. Bhutan
  6. Brunei Darussalam
  7. Bulgaria
  8. Cambodia
  9. Canada
  10. Chile
  11. China
  12. Cyprus
  13. Czech Republic
  14. Denmark
  15. Estonia
  16. Finland
  17. France
  18. Germany
  19. Greece
  20. Hungary
  21. Iceland
  22. Ireland
  23. Israel
  24. Italy
  25. Japan
  26. Latvia
  27. Lithuania
  28. Malaysia
  29. Malta
  30. Netherlands
  31. New Zealand
  32. Norway
  33. Poland
  34. Portugal
  35. Qatar
  36. Saudi Arabia
  37. Singapore
  38. Slovenia
  39. South Korea
  40. Spain
  41. Sweden
  42. Switzerland
  43. United Arab Emirates
  44. Unites Kingdom
  45. United States
  46. Hong Kong

What are the conditions to visit Thailand without quarantine?

  • To come from one of the 46 countries mentioned above and arrive by plane
  • Have received two doses of a vaccine approved by Thai authorities, at least 14 days prior to the arrival in Thailand
  • Have a negative RT-PCR test made maximum 72 hours before the arrival in Thailand
  • Health insurance (including Covid-19 coverage) covering at least 50,000 USD
  • Proof of hotel booking
  • Download and install a specific app proposed by the Thai government
  • Undergo a RT-PCR test within 24 hours of the arrival in Thailand and stay one night in a SHA+ or AQ hotel while waiting for the result


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2 thoughts on “Thailand to reopen without quarantine from 1st of November”

  • luigi

    What about the unvaccinated? I’m sure there’s an equally large amount of those out there not wishing to take that experimental jab.

    • contactpropertyasia

      Hello Luigi, at the moment, unvaccinated people still have to undergo a quarantine.


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