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Thailand mulls compulsory travel insurance for foreign visitors

Thailand tourismThailand is planning to introduce compulsory travel insurance for foreign guests this year. Outside travelers will be required to GBP 0.52 each for the compulsory insurance at immigration offices in airports, which will be coordinated to Thailand’s Tourism Promotion Fund for inclusion of installments in the event of claims.


The ocompulsory travel insurance will present to GBP 26035.73 of inclusion in instances of death, with a most extreme term of 30 days. The protection should look for endorsement from the Tourism and Sports Ministry before being sent to the bureau later.The travel insurance coverage is intended to increase the confidence of foreign tourists visiting Thailand.


Thailand is  known for tropical beaches, splendid royal palaces, ancient ruins and elaborate temples displaying figures of Buddha. In Bangkok, the capital, an ultramodern cityscape rises next to quiet canalside communities and the iconic temples of Wat Arun, Wat Pho and the Emerald Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Kaew). Nearby beach resorts include bustling Pattaya and fashionable Hua Hin.

Thailand can broadly be divided into three distinct geographic regions; The North and Central region, the Gulf of Thailand, and the Andaman Sea coast. The best time to visit the Northern and Central locale  is from October until January during summers. December onwards until March would give the perfect conditions to sightseers thus making it the best time to visit the Gulf of Thailand.The most pleasant time of the year on the west coast of Thailand is from November until March.