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Bangkok’s third phase of easing lockdown: what reopens, what remains closed

In line with the nationwide measures on easing the COVID-19 restrictions from 1 June, 2020.

Bangkok, 03 June, 2020, at 09.00 Hrs. – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to provide a summary of Bangkok’s third phase of easing the COVID-19 control measures: what reopens and what remains closed, starting from Monday, 1 June, 2020.

For the period of 1-30 June, 2020, Bangkok has allowed the following businesses and activities to reopen:

  • Restaurants and beverage shops, convenience stores, street stalls, food courts and cafeterias.
  • Shopping malls, department stores and community malls can remain open until 21.00 Hrs.
  • Exhibition and convention facilities and event halls.
  • Meeting rooms in hotels or convention centres.
  • Retailers and wholesalers, community shops, markets, floating markets, flea markets.
  • Hypermarkets and wholesale markets.
  • Beauty salons, hairdressers, and barbers with a time limit of not more than two hours for each customer and no waiting in the premises.
  • Amulet markets and centres.
  • Nurseries and elderly care centres (overnight only).
  • Child development centres.
  • Beauty and aesthetic clinics, tattoo shops and manicure/pedicure shops.
  • Golf courses and driving ranges.
  • Sports stadiums.
  • Public parks and sports venues.
  • Pet care centres.
  • Fitness centres.
  • Indoor sports venues.
  • Indoor and outdoor swimming pools.
  • Botanic gardens, flower gardens, museums, learning centres, historic sites, archaeological sites, public libraries, and art galleries.
  • Health and wellness shops, spas, Thai traditional massage shops, and foot massage shops.
  • Boxing camps and gyms.
  • Bowling alleys and skating and rollerblade rinks.
  • Dance centres and schools.
  • Ponds for water sports and activities.
  • Cinemas and theatres.
  • Zoos.
  • Schools and educational buildings.

The following businesses and activities remain closed for the period of 1-30 June, 2020, or until further notice.

  • Pubs, bars, and entertainment venues.
  • Water parks and amusement parks.
  • Childrens playgrounds and children’s play areas in markets, floating markets and flea markets.
  • Snooker and billiard halls.
  • Game centres.
  • Gaming and Internet shops.
  • Fighting cock venues.
  • Nurseries and elderly care centres (except for overnight services).
  • Boxing stadiums.
  • Martial arts gyms.
  • Horse-race tracks.
  • Shower establishments.
  • Massage and shower parlours.
  • All types of competition venues.
  • Catering rooms and venues.
  • Fighting bulls and fish venues.

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.

This press release is published on 03 June, 2020, at 09.00 Hrs. All information is accurate at the current time but can be changed depending on the situation. The TAT Newsroom will not be updating this press release but will issue new updates as soon as further information becomes available.

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