UPDATE: Talk of Test & Go cutoff date, approved travellers can’t reschedule flights

UPDATE: At the conclusion of a Cabinet meeting this morning, a spokesperson for the Thai PM noted that Prayut Chan-o-cha helps extending the present suspension of the Test & Go program. The PM additionally indicated assist for a January 10 sunset date for currently accredited Thailand Pass purposes – those approved earlier than December 21 and for those purposes made earlier than December 21 and have been since permitted.
In the December announcement the CCSA introduced that they might suspend the Test & Go AND Sandbox packages (excepting Phuket) until at least January four. In the current discussions about extending the suspensions there has not been any mention made from the means ahead for the Phuket Sandbox.
It will be up to the CCSA to make a last announcement about any of these proposals before they are often handled as ‘official’ but, as PM Prayut heads up the CCSA, and has this morning indicated his support of extending the postponement, and the minimize off date of January 10, it is likely to confirmed, in The Thaiger’s opinion.
We present this information in good faith and within the pursuits of the hundreds of travellers who might be inconvenienced if further postponements regarding the Thailand Pass go ahead.
Here are the government’s revealed ‘hotlines’ for individual enquiries concerning the Thailand Pass. We’ve had many individuals sending us messages expressing frustration about getting onto an actual person to debate their points. We’d additionally advise anybody making an attempt to get into Thailand at this time to try to contact their local Thai Embassy and hold track of their flights and any changes from their chosen airline.
ORIGINAL STORY: The Thai government might quickly set a cutoff date for travellers entering beneath the Test & Go quarantine exemption scheme. The Public Health Ministry is proposing that the cutoff date be set to January 10.
The January 10 cutoff was beforehand mentioned and nearly handed by the federal government final month. The Thai authorities even released a graphic with the January 10 date, saying that it will be the final day individuals might enter underneath the Test & Go scheme.
And for those permitted to enter, with a Thailand Pass QR code, they will be unable to alter their flight or their Thailand Pass, which is required to enter the nation, or it’ll turn into invalid.
In Under the table to the emergence of the Omicron variant in Thailand last month, registration closed for the Test & Go scheme, as well as the sandbox entry programmes, excluding the Phuket Sandbox. Those who’ve utilized and been permitted to enter under one of many two schemes can nonetheless accomplish that.
For those that haven’t registered beneath the Thailand Pass, the Phuket Sandbox is now the one choice for those who don’t want to undergo a quarantine interval.
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If you are totally vaccinated, and trying to travel to Phuket, you may book a 7 Day Sandbox Hotel package deal..

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