The new Multi Entry Tourist Visa is blessing in disguise. Now if you are based in Thailand you can come and go as many times as you please. The visa is valid for 6 months and every time you enter back into Thailand you will receive a 60 day stamp meaning that if you plan your last entry right then you should end up with just over 7 months. In the past they had a 6 months triple entry (3 x 60 day stamps) meaning if you exited Thailand early you would lose the days you hadn't used on you 60 day stamp. I will admit feeling slightly trapped on the old visa not being able to come and go as I pleased. I found myself waiting for the 60 days to be nearly up before making any plans. Now if I feel like heading to Vietnam I can leave whenever the mood takes me.
Although I’m Australian I picked up my latest tourist visa within the UK at a cost of £125 which is up on the previous triple entry visa which cost £75. The rules are a bit stricter so you’d need to be organized if you are in a foreign country trying to obtain a multi entry visa. First up, in the UK you need show that you have no less than £5,000 in a UK bank account or if you have a Thai Bank account then no less than 200,000 Baht. In Australia the amount is $10,000 therefore you will need check at your local Thai Embassy to find out the amount in you country…..
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