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Thailand extends visa incentives for another six months
Bangkok, February 9, 2017
 

The Thai cabinet on Tuesday approved the extension of visa concessions for another six months to August, in a bid to attract more tourists to the country, reported the Bangkok Post.

 

The move was first introduced in December as part of a move to shore up tourist arrivals to Thailand, after the clampdown on zero-fee tours put a damper on the Chinese inbound market. It was originally scheduled to end this month.

 


Immigration control at Suvarnabhumi Airport

 

Under the measure, visa fees at Thai consulates and embassies are waived while the visa-on-arrival fee is halved to 1,000 baht (US$29).

 

This scheme is applicable for visitors from Andorra, Bulgaria, Bhutan, China, Cyprus, Ethiopia, Fiji, India, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, the Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Papua New Guinea, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

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