Slow trickle of travellers via Suvarnabhumi on day 1 of Test & Go reboot

Yesterday, the revamped Test & Go scheme opened for model new purposes as 46 international flights, carrying around 2,500 passengers, landed at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport. According to a Bangkok Post report, most arrivals were from neighbouring international locations, together with Singapore and Malaysia, with some coming from Europe. As part of the revamped entry scheme, hotels are actually required to ship drivers to the airport at least an hour before visitors land, in an effort to scale back congestion.
Ensured remains to be seen how profitable (or not) Test & Go Version 2 is – or, as some have known as it, Test & Go & Come Back & Test & Go Again (and that’s assuming one doesn’t contract Covid-19 in between tests). All arrivals are now required to take a PCR check on arrival (day 1) and again on day 5. This along with the PCR test they will have taken seventy two hours earlier than leaving their home country. For the day 1 and day 5 tests, they need to additionally present proof of paid bookings at SHA Plus hotels, the place they need to wait of their room till they receive a unfavorable test result.
If social media is to be believed, would-be overseas tourists have scoffed on the new guidelines and are touting the Philippines, Cambodia, and several different locations as higher alternate options. However, a number of Facebook groups for Thailand Pass or Sandbox candidates would point out there’s no scarcity of people at present planning their journeys to the kingdom.
Meanwhile, Saksit Mungkarn from the Tourism Council of Trat says Koh Chang is prepared and ready, with forty five SHA Plus hotels on the island providing 4,000 rooms. Saksit says some rooms can even function isolation amenities within the occasion of a visitor testing optimistic with mild or no signs.
“Koh Chang is now absolutely ready. We are simply waiting for tourists. Before Monetize , visitors flocked in giant numbers to Koh Chang through the Chinese New Year. But this yr, it was very quiet.”

SOURCE: Bangkok Post


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