Bangkok, 13 April, 2020, at 09.00 Hrs. – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide further updates on this particular press release, which was first published on 09 April, 2020, at 11.00 Hrs., and was constantly updated as soon as new information became available.
Nationwide ban on alcohol sales
According to the Centre for the COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) and the Ministry of Interior, all 77 provincial governors have issued orders banning alcohol sales temporarily to reduce the risk of infection and prevention of COVID-19.
Already in effect, the end dates for the temporary ban on alcohol sales vary depending on the rules and regulations of each province.
Ending on 15 April, 2020, are Bueng Kan, Krabi, Rayong, and Ranong.
Ending on 16 April, 2020, are Chiang Rai, Lop Buri, Mae Hong Son, Phichit, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Sakon Nakhon, and Yala.
Ending on 17 April, 2020, are Amnat Charoen, Kalasin, Khon Kaen, Surat Thani, Uttaradit, and Yasothon.
Ending on 18 April, 2020, are Nakhon Ratchasima and Phetchabun.
Ending on 19 April, 2020, are Chachoengsao, Nakhon Nayok, Nan, Pathum Thani, Ratchaburi, Satun, Songkhla, and Trat.
Ending on 20 April, 2020, are Ang Thong, Chaiyaphum, Chiang Mai, Kamphaeng Phet, Lampang, Maha Sarakham, Nakhon Sawan, Narathiwat, Nong Bua Lam Phu, Nong Khai, Nonthaburi, Phayao, Phrae, Samut Prakan, Samut Sakhon, Sing Buri, Sukhothai, Tak, and Uthai Thani.
Ending on 22 April, 2020, is Pattani.
Ending on 30 April, 2020, are Buri Ram, Chai Nat, Chanthaburi, Chon Buri, Chumphon, Kanchanaburi, Lamphun, Loei, Mukdahan, Nakhon Pathom, Nakhon Phanom, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Phang Nga, Phatthalung, Phetchaburi, Prachin Buri, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Roi Et, Sa Kaeo, Samut Songkhram, Saraburi, Si Sa Ket, Suphan Buri, Surin, Trang, Ubon Ratchathani, and Udon Thani.
*Phuket has revised its order, specifying the end date on 30 April, 2020 (updated on 14 April, 2020, at 14.00 Hrs.)
**Bangkok has extended its alcohol sales ban until 30 April, 2020 (updated on 20 April, 2020)
Banning until further notice is Phitsanulok.
Thai provinces/cities that ban entry and exit:
*The information has remain unchanged since our last update.
|Central, East & West||Trat||4 April, 2020, until further notice|
|Pattaya, Chon Buri||9 April, 2020, until further notice|
|South||Phuket||30 March, 2020 – 30 April, 2020|
|Krabi||4-30 April, 2020|
|Phang Nga||4 April, 2020, until further notice|
|Songkhla||6-30 April, 2020|
|Satun||3-30 April, 2020|
|Phatthalung||5-16 April, 2020|
|Pattani||28 March, 2020, until further notice|
|Yala||29 March, 2020, until further notice|
|Narathiwat||29 March, 2020, until further notice|
|Trang||10-30 April, 2020|
|North||Tak||2-16 April, 2020|
|Nan||5-30 April, 2020|
|Chiang Rai||9-30 April, 2020|
|Phrae||10-17 April, 2020|
|Northeast||Bueng Kan||7-30 April, 2020|
|Roi Et||10-17 April, 2020|
|Nakhon Ratchasima |
*Suspension of inter-provincial bus services
|11 April, 2020, until further notice|
TAT is constantly providing updates on the tourism-related COVID-19 situation in Thailand at the TAT Newsroom (https://www.tatnews.org/). For additional information and assistance relating to Thailand’s tourism, contact the TAT Contact Centre 1672 or Tourist Police 1155.
For constant updates of Thailand’s COVID-19 control measures for travellers, please visit https://ddc.moph.go.th/viralpneumonia/eng/index.php.