so basically ve heard i can only enter thailand twice! Im planing on flying into bangkok, staying for less than 30 days, then leaving for loas. Then i plan to cross thailand in order to get to cambodia. From cambodia i plan to fly from phom penh to bangkok then stay in thailandf less than 30 days. By my reckoning i should get the free 30 day visa to start with. The the free 15 day visa from laos. Then the free 30 day visa when i fly back into to thailand. ANy help as to wether im right or not?
#1 mrk12a has been a member since 4/12/2010. Posts: 19
I'm not sure what you mean by "you can only enter Thailand twice" There used to be a rule that you could not enter more than 3 times on back to back 30 day entry stamps,but that rule is no longer in force.You can enter Thailand as many times as you want,as long as you either have the correct visa or entry stamp.The 30 days you will be allowed to stay in Thailand for,if entering the country by air is not a visa,it's simply a "permission to stay stamp"If you enter via a land border you will get a similar stamp,but this is only valid for 15 days.So if you stick to your plan as outlined above,you should be ok (BTW you don't state your nationality,these rules do not apply to some nationalities,who must get a visa in advance)
By my reckoning i should get the free 30 day visa to start with. The the free 15 day visa from laos. Then the free 30 day visa when i fly back into to thailand
Yep! Correct. Technically it's a visa exemption but that's just a technicality.
i can only enter thailand twice
Nope! No such restriction.
Ah ok cool thanks. Yeah my brother went 3-4 years back and he told me about the only entering twice. His info is outdated then.
#5 mrk12a has been a member since 4/12/2010. Posts: 19
Sorry about my advice above. I missed the first sentence aboiut only entering twice, and was really answering the questions about 15 and 30 day visas. Apologies for the confusion.
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