Flights to Australia
If you wish to return to Australia, please look for commercial options. Qatar Airways and Cathay Pacific are flying to Australia. Qatar Airways are offering a 10% discount on one-way tickets to Australia, please use the promo code TRAVELHOME via their website, www.qatarairways.com/getyouhome.
The Embassy continues to look for other commercial flight options for travel to Australia. Details of any confirmed travel options will be provided on our Facebook page, Australia in Thailand
From 20 March 2020, only Australian citizens, residents and immediate family members can travel to Australia. For further information including how to apply for an exemption, please go to https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/
Quarantine on arrival in Australia
Everyone arriving in Australia must undertake a mandatory 14-day quarantine at designated facilities (for example, a hotel), at their port/city of arrival, regardless of final destination.
Please review the Australian Government website https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/coronavirus-covid-19-travel-advice-and-restrictions-faqs#other-states for information on state or territory’s interstate travel or quarantine.
Visa for Thailand
The Thai Government has extended all visa types for foreigners until 31 July, as long as the visa was valid on 26 March 2020. Given this, the Embassy will not issue letters to support visa extension requests. If you have any questions regarding this the visa extension process or your own visa circumstances, please direct them to Thai Immigration authorities; Hotline 1178 or www.immigration.go.th.
Travel to Thailand
Permission to enter Thailand - Royal Thai Embassy Canberra
We do not take enquiries about Australian visas. Visas for travel to Australia are handled through the Australian Embassy Bangkok.
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