Phuket to Reopen on 1st July & Emirates to Resume Flights

Exciting news to finish off the week! The Thai Tourism Board have announced that Phuket will re-open on 1st July for international travellers. Those looking for the ultimate island getaway can enjoy a quarantine-free stay provided that they are fully vaccinated at least 14 days before their trip. Unvaccinated travellers must stay at an Alternative Local Quarantine Hotel for 14 days before being allowed to explore Phuket.

Dubai’s Emirates airline has announced it will resume four weekly services to Phuket from July 2, 2021 and will depart Dubai on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 3am, arriving at Phuket International Airport at 12.30pm the same day. The return flight will depart Phuket at 12.10am on Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays, arriving in Dubai at 3.05am the same day (all times are local).

All passengers (vaccinated or not) must undergo a PCR test 72 hours prior to departure into Phuket, as well as on day five and before departing back to Dubai. Passengers between ages 12 and 17 years old should undergo a Rapid Antigen Test at their own expense upon arrival at HKT airport.

The vaccines accepted by the Thai government at the moment include: Pfizer BioTech, AstraZeneca, Covidshield (Serum Institute of India), Johnson & Johnson, Sinovac, SK BIOSCIENCE AstraZeneca, Moderna and Sinopharm.

The Peaks has a number of fantastic hotels on the island of Phuket, all offering 60 USD credit plus a complimentary experience alongside our other benefits.

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