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Thailand to extend visa-free stay for Vietnamese tourists to 45 days

The Thai government has increased the period of visa-free stay for tourists from over 50 countries including Vietnam from 30 days to 45.

The extension, to take effect from October, is part of the government's efforts to boost economic recovery post-pandemic as it eyes 8-10 million foreign arrivals this year, Bangkok Post reported.

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Tourists visit Maya bay at Krabi province, Thailand, January 3, 2022.

Thailand, one of the world's most popular travel destinations, has lifted all Covid restrictions for foreign tourists and seen 3.78 million tourists arrive this year.

Vietnam reopened its borders in mid-March and resumed its visa exemption policy for 24 countries with maximum stays of 15-30 days.

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Source: VnExpress

Thailand, extend visa-free stay, Vietnamese tourists, 45 days, economic recovery, foreign arrivals, most popular travel destinations, visa exemption policy
 
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