Category: Iceland

Iceland restricts arrivals until 17 April

Iceland does only allow foreign nationals from EU (+EFTA) and UK nationals to enter Iceland. All other travellers will not be allowed to board transportation to Iceland until 17 April 2020. EU and UK tourists traveling to Iceland are, however, not restricted and do not need to go into quarantine. A few important things to…

All Scandinavian countries closed for non-EU travelers

The Swedish- and Finnish governments announced on17 March 2020 that both Nordic countries will now close their borders for the time ever to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. Both the Swedish- and Finnish borders will close 19 March 2020. Although the borders are formally closed, the Swedish- and Finnish governments still allow their…

Outdated: Do I need visa, health certificate and additional insurance when traveling to Thailand?

Read also:Danes, Swedes, Norwegians must now have medical certificates to board planes to Thailand Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has set up a page with requirements for travelers who are going to Thailand. There are three different requirements for travelers coming from three different zones. 1. Requirements for travelers from the Disease Infected Zones. (Click…

Thailand increases restrictions to curb Covid-19 spread

Thai Prime minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-o-cha had a press conference to declare the safety agreement regarding Covid-19 situation on 17 March 2020 that said: Temporarily closing of all entertainment venues such as pubs, bars, dance clubs, boxing stadiums, movie theatres, massage parlours in Bangkok and suburban areas for 14 days from 18-31 March 2020. Temporarily…

President Duterte announced lock down regulations regarding Covid-19

The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte announced the latest regulations regarding Covid-19 at a press conference in Manila on 13 March 2020. “Land domestic air and domestic sea travel to and from Metro Manila shall be suspended beginning of 15 March and ended 14 April 2020 – Announced by President Duterte on 13 March 2020.” This…

Thai government announced new travel policy regarding COVID19

Thai government announced the latest policies regarding the Coronavirus – Covid 19 situation in Thailand, at the government house, on 12 March 2020. An hour long press conference gave insight of domestic care and how to handle travelers to Thailand. Doctor Rungrueng Kitpati, consultant and representative of Ministry of Public Health said: “As the virus…

Party of the Century: Scandinavian Society Siam celebrates 100 Years

Scandinavian Society Siam celebrated its 100 Year Anniversary in magnificent style on 5 March 2020 – exactly on the same day as Dansk Samfund Siam was established one hundred years ago in a completely different world. The location was God’s gift to the organizers: The Glass House in old Nai Lert Park Heritage Home garden…

New rules for Schengen Visa now active

New EU rules on short-stay visas to the EU – Schengen area came into effect the 2 February 2020. The intention is to make it easier for legitimate travellers to apply for a visa to come to Europe, facilitating tourism, trade and business. At the same time, it will free up resources to be used…

Amazing 100 Year Anniversary of Scandinavian Society Siam: What are you waiting for?

Scandinavian Society Siam invites all Nordic people and people related to the Nordic countries to join the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Society on Thursday 5th of March 2020 in Bangkok. The great party will take place in the Glass House in Nai Lert Park Heritage Home in the middle of Bangkok, surrounded…

EU committee voted in favour of free trade agreement to Vietnam

The EU Committee on International Trade decided to back the free trade and investment protection agreements between the EU and Vietnam on 21 January 2020. According to Europarl, the official statement said: “The committee gave its consent to the free trade agreement by 29 votes, six votes against and five abstentions and recommends that EP…