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Thai multiple entry visa or visa waiver + single entry visa?

  • zesti

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    6th July, 2014
    Posts: 1

    Hello,

    I will be traveling to Bangkok, stay there for 1 or 2 days then fly on to Myanmar for about 3 weeks and then return to Thailand for about 5 weeks. Now what I'm wondering is if I get a single entry tourist visa for Thailand, would they automatically stamp it at the airport in Bangkok when I first arrive or can I tell them to give me a visa waiver for those first few days until I fly to Myanmar and save the visa for when I return to Thailand? Or should I just get a double entry visa?

    Thanks,
    Ine

    #1 Posted: 6/7/2014 - 04:38

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  • Captain_Bob

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    You can rightfully ask them to ignore your tourist visa and just stamp you in visa-exempt for the initial stay, but it is at their discretion. Most likely it will be ok, but only way to guarantee is a double-entry visa.

    #2 Posted: 7/7/2014 - 02:36

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