Thailand Travel Restrictions and Info

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Re: Thailand Travel Restrictions and Info

Post by phuketrichard » Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:44 pm

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i question, if like Cambodia did, they ban american Passport holders, (or any country PP holders that show high rates of infection) even if they have not been to the states in xx months, years

Even keeping it at 2,000 tourists/day.... just barley enough to stimulate the economy .....
Oct 2019 international arrivals were an average of 100,000/day
Dec 2019 was up to almost 133,000/

The economy will be in shambles.

2019 they received almost 39.8 mill.
forecast now is down to around 10mil
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Re: Thailand Travel Restrictions and Info

Post by Cowshed Cowboy » Sat Jul 04, 2020 3:19 pm

If you let in 2,000 a day split between the locations highlighted in the original graphic and assume they stay for say 14 days each, you'll barely notice them. Just over 5k in each location at any one time, peanuts.
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Re: Thailand Travel Restrictions and Info

Post by alexvanlaar » Sun Jul 05, 2020 6:34 pm

Today, sunday, traffic is like pre-corona in Pattaya, due to monday and tuesday being holiday. Ecxept the damn tourist buses, which I miss like toothache.
80% Bangkok license-plates. After tuesday it will be quiet again!
Amari and other 5 star hotels are > 80% full!
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Re: Thailand Travel Restrictions and Info

Post by phuketrichard » Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:44 am

some interesting stats,
2019 39 million +
2020 8.2mil.
yikes

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for travelers from america /europe...i would say they are very optimistic.
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Re: Thailand Travel Restrictions and Info

Post by God'sGift » Wed Jul 08, 2020 2:09 pm

anyone know if you can transit through Thai airports yet?
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Re: Thailand Travel Restrictions and Info

Post by Alex » Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:16 pm

God'sGift wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 2:09 pm
anyone know if you can transit through Thai airports yet?
Not yet.
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Re: Thailand Travel Restrictions and Info

Post by ExPenhMan » Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:59 pm

LOL.

1. So Thailand has abandoned its travel bubble program since its "safe nations" list has collapsed, namely China, S Korea and Japan, all of which have seen infection spikes.
Civil Aviation Authority senior figure Jula Sukhmanop said that the renewed spikes meant that the bubble plans would be delayed indefinitely.

Now was a time to concentrate on the domestic market while the government figures out what countries should be in the bubble over the next couple of months.
https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/117174 ... /#comments

2. A Bloomberg story this week said Thailand's economic outlook, according to analysts, will be the worst in Southeast Asia.

So, what to do? Do they dare open up the borders, cut away most of the visitor restrictions, and go back to being a quantity over quality destination, as some tourist-dependent European nations are doing.? I hope the answer comes sooner rather than later.
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Re: Thailand Travel Restrictions and Info

Post by Doc67 » Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:08 pm

ExPenhMan wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:59 pm
LOL.

1. So Thailand has abandoned its travel bubble program since its "safe cities" list has collapsed, namely China, S Korea and Japan, all of which have seen infection spikes.
Civil Aviation Authority senior figure Jula Sukhmanop said that the renewed spikes meant that the bubble plans would be delayed indefinitely.

Now was a time to concentrate on the domestic market while the government figures out what countries should be in the bubble over the next couple of months.
https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/117174 ... /#comments

2. A Bloomberg story this week said Thailand's economic outlook, according to analysts, will be the worst in Southeast Asia.

So, what to do? Do they dare open up the borders, cut away most of the visitor restrictions, and go back to being a quantity over quality destination, as some tourist-dependent European nations are doing.? I hope the answer comes sooner rather than later.
The economic pressure is building and the half baked souffle solutions are collapsing.
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Re: Thailand Travel Restrictions and Info

Post by clutchcargo » Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:18 pm

ExPenhMan wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:59 pm
So Thailand has abandoned its travel bubble program since its "safe nations" list has collapsed, namely China, S Korea and Japan, all of which have seen infection spikes.
Add Australia (Victoria + ACT has new cases too) to the list now..
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Re: Thailand Travel Restrictions and Info

Post by crob » Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:35 pm

clutchcargo wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:18 pm
ExPenhMan wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:59 pm
So Thailand has abandoned its travel bubble program since its "safe nations" list has collapsed, namely China, S Korea and Japan, all of which have seen infection spikes.
Add Australia (Victoria + ACT has new cases too) to the list now..
Fucken hell Victoria, can't you keep it in your pants for a few weeks... or at least not bang the infected.
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