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Indian tourists make use of Thailand visa fee waiver

NITN | @notintownlive | 03 Dec 2018

Indian tourists make use of Thailand visa fee waiver

Bangkok, Nov 30 (IBNS/NITN): A large number of Indian tourists are making plans to visit Thailand now with the country making visa on arrival free for the citizens of several countries, including India, from November 15, 2018 to January 13, 2019.

It normally costs THB2,000 (approximately INR4,300) for Indian citizens to get a visa on arrival.

The move by the Thai authorities came with the intention to increase tourist inflow. Inspired by the results of this visa waiver, tour operators in Thailand have appealed to the government to extend to visa fee waiver till April to attract more tourists for the festival of Songkran, Bangkok Post reported.

"I did not have plans to visit Thailand this winter. But saving around INR4,300 a person brings down travel costs considerably," said a tourist, who has booked tickets for December 26.

 

Arnab Nandy

 

 

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