Arrival requirements

Arrival requirements

Conditions announced for quarantine-free entry by air from Nov 1 from 46 countries, including people who recently left Thailand for those countries.

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Curfew to end

The prime minister orders the lifting of the curfew in Bangkok and 16 provinces at the end of the month, ahead of the reopening of the country to vaccinated foreign tourists on Nov 1.

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Curfew to end

+9.810 Covid cases

New infections are up slightly, but daily coronavirus fatalities are down - from 73 last reported to 66.

15:30
+9.810 Covid cases

Full throttle

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says Thailand will open the country to visitors from 46 countries instead of only 10 Covid-19 low-risk countries announced earlier, starting from Nov 1.

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Full throttle

Three schemes set to welcome visitors

Thailand's reopening will introduce three entry schemes for international tourists, while the list of countries eligible for quarantine-free entry without area restrictions is expected to be released on Friday.

05:48 52
Three schemes set to welcome visitors

Phuket's recovery campaign

Phuket is preparing to implement the "Together Phuket Stepping Forward" campaign following the government's policy to allow tourists from low-risk countries to enter without a quarantine period on Nov 1.

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Phuket's recovery campaign

Many roads 'unsafe' for motorcycles

Thailand has the highest rate of deaths due to motorcycle accidents in the world and bad roads are part of the problem, the road safety group ThaiRAP has said.

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Many roads 'unsafe' for motorcycles

Last updated: Oct 22, 2021 at 14:50 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:1,831,389
  • Recovered:1,710,447
  • Daily New Cases:9,810
  • Deaths:18,625
  • Rank:24
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  • EXCHANGE RATE
  • WEATHER
  • SET
  • FUEL PRICE
  • GOLD PRICE

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
38.5062
39.2921
GBP
45.6732
46.5995
HDK
4.2496
4.3379
Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
JPY
28.8631
29.6022
USD
33.2018
33.5518
CNY
5.1588
5.3017
Source: Bank of thailand (22 Oct 2021)
  • Bangkok Rainy
    26° /33°
  • Phuket Cloudy
    25° /32°
  • Surat Thani Rainy
    23° /32°
  • Pattaya Cloudy
    26° /31°
  • Chiang Mai Cloudy
    24° /33°
  • Kanchanaburi Rainy
    26° /33°
SET
1,643.42
+5.87
SET50
988.81
+2.95
SET100
2,251.16
+6.44
sSET
1,034.03
+10.35
SETCLMV
1,045.89
+3.37
SETHD
1,130.45
+7.58
SETTHSI
1,038.17
+3.95
Source: settrade.com (22 Oct 2021)
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL 91
31.28
GASOHOL 95
31.55
GASOHOL E20
30.04
Type
Baht/Litre
GASOHOL E85
23.84
DIESEL
29.29
NGV
15.59
Source : PTT (22 Oct 2021)
BUY ฿
SELL ฿
BAR (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
28,150.00
28,250.00
ORNAMENT (1 BAHT WEIGHT, 96.5%)
27,636.68
28,750.00
Source: GoldTraders (22 Oct 2021)


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