Thailand scraps second PCR test for tourists, cuts insurance cover to $20,000

The mandatory health coverage for foreign visitors has also been reduced from US$50,000 to US$20,000.

The Nation

The Nation



March 1, 2022

BANGKOK – The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA)’s relaxation of restrictions under the Test & Go tourism scheme was published on the Royal Gazette website, making the move official.

The announcement, which was signed by CCSA chairman Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha, stipulated that the new rules will come into effect on March 1 (Tuesday).

Under the new tourism rules, the second RT-PCR test and hotel booking will be replaced by a self-administered rapid antigen test (ATK). Foreign tourists will have to report the result via a government app.

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