New visa rules hit tourism in Songkhla

 New visa rules hit tourism in Songkhla

Hat Yai International Airport in Songkhla. Image: SMasters.

A NEW VISA requirement affecting visitors from Singapore, Indonesia and Brunei has dealt a blow to tourism in the bustling border town of Songkhla.

Visitors from the three Asean countries, and 46 other nations, now need to apply for a tourist visa if they make more than two trips to Thailand via land transport. However, tourists who arrive by air or boat can still enjoy the visa-free trips for up to 30 days at a time.

Full story: The Nation



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