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Proposed start date now July 15 for “Samui Plus” reopening


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The proposed reopening date for the “Samui Plus” travel scheme is now July 15. Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao, islands in the Gulf of Thailand off the Surat Thani coast, are planned to reopen to travellers from overseas who are vaccinated against Covid-19. Initially called the “Samui Sealed Route,” the proposed travel scheme will allow those who are vaccinated to enter Koh Samui without going through a 14-day quarantine. Instead, after 3 days a hotel or resort on the island, travellers will be able to go to specified destinations, most likely with a tour guide. After a week, […]

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So much for getting rid of the quarantine. Three days stuck in a hotel lockdown, four days restricted travel with a required (read expensive) guide, 7 more days restricted to the island and it's neighbors. Keep in mind the two PCR tests during your stay will likely required you to stay in your room until results. While that might only a day, it might also take 2-3 days each. There is so much to not like about the Samui plan. On the plus side it makes the Phuket plan look better in comparison. 

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2 hours ago, paul said:

Thailand can open up everything  with no restrictions as very few will be coming . 

A fair comment that I can only agree with!


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