How to book SHA Extra+ hotel accommodation? – Book directly with SHA Extra+ hotels ( avoid websites such as Booking.com, Agoda and others ) list of approved hotels here: https://web.thailandsha.com/shaextraplus
Can I fly to Phuket, Phang Nga, Krabi Sandbox via Bangkok? – No, you must fly directly to Phuket International Airport.
Can I move in sandbox areas freely? – Yes you can, but you have to stay in the sandbox area you’ve applied for in thaipass for 7 days ( not possible to move in between sandbox areas ).
Is vaccination needed for children under 12? – Not required if they are traveling with their parents.
Is a pre-departure PCR test required for children under 6 years of age? – Not required.
If you have undergone COVID not less than 14 days and not more than 3 months before your departure to Thailand. – If you pass a positive PCR test before departure, you can replace it with a certificate of passing the covid in English.
Is a negative PCR test needed before you fly back home? – Follow the rules of final destination
Is there any nightlife during the covid? – Alcohol beverages stop serving at 11 PM and bars are normally closed. Restaurant with food, massages are open even after 9 PM.
step-by-step video guide
must stay in Alternative Quarantine for 10 days
Thai visa if required, normally you get visa on arrival and can be prolonged 30 days extra at Phuket immigration office
paid AQ hotel reservation confirmation (fully paid or at least 15,000 THB / 500 USD deposit) (including the fee for 2 RT-PCR tests
insurance with minimum coverage of $50,000
choose AQ plan at https://tp.consular.go.th/en/plan and follow the registration process, upload documents
wait for a Thai Pass with a unique QR code
What happens if I get tested positive?
you would be taken to the hospital for medical examinations
if asymptomatic you enter 10 days quarantine at your SHA Extra Plus hotel
if symptomatic you go to the hospital for isolation and treatment
all medical and quarantine expenses are paid by you OR covered with your insurance, check the insurance policy
after 10 days you are released and allowed to travel