Samui+ SANDBOX

Samui Sandbox is a scheme fully vaccinated visitors under the “Sandbox” programme to Phuket, Surat Thani (Ko Samui, Ko Pha-ngan and Ko Tao), Phang-Nga (Khao Lak and Ko Yao), and Krabi (Ko Phi Phi, Ko Ngai and Railay) are now required to stay within the destination for seven days, and afterwards will be able to continue their journey to other parts of Thailand.

Guidelines

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The Blue Zone Sandbox (Sandbox Programme)  

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  • Travel from any country or territory in the world world, except African countries (See Thailand imposes travel restrictions on arrivals from Africa).
     

  • An insurance policy with coverage no less than US$50,000. Thais and foreign residents who have national healthcare coverage are exempt from this requirement.
     

  • Everyone 18 years of age and older should get fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with an approved vaccine at least 14 days before travelling to Thailand and must have a negative RT-PCR test result 72 hours before the travel date.

     (Expected to take effect from 16 December 2021)

  • Travellers under 6 years of age, travelling with parents with a negative RT-PCR test result within 72 hours before travelling, are not required to have a pre-arrival negative RT-PCR test result and can have saliva test when entering to the Kingdom.

  • Travellers 6-11 years of age, travelling with parents, must have a negative RT-PCR test result within 72 hours before travelling.

  • Travellers 12-17 years of age, travelling with parents, are not required to be vaccinated but must have a negative RT-PCR test result within 72 hours before travelling. Those unaccompanied must get vaccinated with at least one dose of an approved vaccine and must have a negative RT-PCR test result. 

  • Travellers previously infected within 3 months before travelling must have a medical certificate of recovery or get vaccinated with at least one dose of an approved vaccine for an unspecified period of times before travelling