Overstay fines and penalties waived for tourists with travel delays due to Coronavirus in Thailand

Foreign tourists whose travel plans are disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak will not be fined if they overstay in Thailand, the Immigration Bureau said on Monday.

Deputy bureau spokesman Choengron Rimphadi said tourists caught up in the problems caused by the epidemic and actions taken to contain it will not have to pay the usual fine.

The Airport Operations Centre at Suvaranbhumi airport to help outbound tourists affected by the coronavirus. (Photo by Wassayos Ngamkham)

At Suvarnabhumi, the Airport Operations Centre will help tourists stranded at the airport due to the deadly virus. The contact number is 02-132-9950, Pol Col Choengron said.

Suvarnabhumi is the main gateway for tourists entering the country.

See more at: https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/1844814/no-overstay-fine-for-tourists-caught-up-in-virus-outbreak

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