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Phuket Has Reopened Without Quarantine to Vaccinated International Tourists

Here’s all you need to know to get back to the beach.

By T+L SEA Staff

Jul 1, 2021

WE THOUGHT THIS DAY WOULD NEVER COME. Thailand’s most famous island opened July 1 quarantine-free for vaccinated visitors, making it the first major Southeast Asian destination to do so.

Here’s a breakdown of the rules:

Approved Countries

Vaccinated travelers from these 66 countries can visit Phuket without quarantine:

1. Albania

2. Andora

3. Antigua and Barbuda

4. Australia

5. Austria

6. Azerbaijan

7. Bahrain

8. Barbados

9. Belgium

10. Bhutan

11. Brunei

12. Bulgaria

13. Cambodia

14. Canada

15. Chile

16. China

17. Croatia

18. Cyprus

19. Czech Republic

20. Denmark

21. Dominica

22. Estonia

23. Finland

24. France

25. Germany

26. Greece

27. Hungary

28. Iceland

29. Ireland

30. Israel

31. Italy

32. Kuwait

33. Laos

34. Latvia

35. Lithuania

36. Luxembourg

37. Malta

38. Mauritius

39. Monaco

40. Morocco

41. Myanmar

42. The Netherlands

43. New Zealand

44. Norway

45. Poland

46. Portugal

47. Qatar

48. Romania

49. Russia

50. San Marino

51. Serbia

52. Singapore

53. Slovakia

54. Slovenia

55. South Korea

56. Spain

57. Sweden

58. Switzerland

59. Turkey

60. United Arab Emirates

61. United Kingdom

62. United States

63. Vietnam

64. Hong Kong

65. Macau

66. Taiwan

Certificate of Entry (COE)

Obtaining a COE takes three business days, and you must have proof that you are fully vaccinated to apply. See here to find out what documentation is required and the procedures you’ll need to follow: https://coethailand.mfa.go.th/.

Airlines with Direct International Flights to Phuket

For more information, visit the Tourism Authority of Thailand.

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