Thailand officially grants longer stays to tourists with extended visa on arrival

Tourists arriving in Thailand will quickly be permitted to remain in the kingdom for longer. Today, Government Spokesperson Traisulee Traisornkul announced that Thailand’s Cabinet had permitted the momentary extension of each visa on arrival stays and visa exemption stays.
The authorities hopes the extensions will stimulate tourism and the economy, which is still recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Between October 1, 2022 – March 31, 2023, overseas vacationers arriving in Thailand are eligible to stay in the kingdom as follows…
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) expects that the average vacationer will stay within the kingdom for an extra 5 days due to the extensions. If Secret spends 4000 – 5000 baht per day on common, they may pump an additional 20,000 baht into the financial system than they normally would, the TAT mentioned.
Thailand’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration agreed to the extension of visa on arrival and visa exemptions at their meeting with the Thai authorities yesterday, said the spokesperson.
SOURCE: Standard

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