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  1. And thank you for that response. That kind of uncertainty though really isn't very comforting and still leaves me feeling pretty hesitant.
  2. Thanks for that. I'll try and ask the question again then if anyone has received approval on a tourist visa with a departure flight more than 90 days from arrival.
  3. Has anyone had any success applying for a tourist visa to stay more than 90 days? I thought I had read on this forum that they had extended the special tourist visa for another year. However, when I check the Thai embassy and consulate websites in Canada there is no mention of it, instead you are directed to the evisa site in Thailand. There is also no mention of or reference to the special tourist visa on the evisa site. There is a note that the multi-entry tourist visa is no longer available, only the single entry tourist visa for 60 days with no guarantee of extension. I am not willing to u
  4. More needs to be done before the tourists will come. At present, with fewer flight options some of the flight schedules and layover options are absolutely brutal. Otherwise, the airlines are charging double for flights with a decent schedule and lower layover times. Then there is the insurance requirements, most of them charging rates that equal or exceed the cost of flights to get there and a thai company refusing to sell insurance to any new customers over the age of 65. Then there is the entire AQ uncertainty and risk if you test positive on arrival or sit next to some once who tests positi
  5. It was a thai company called "aetna" and promoted themselves here as providing insurance to satisfy the thailand pass requirements, meaning a bundled packaged.
  6. I've been coming to Thailand since 2007; the 1st 7 trips as a 30 day tourist, then 6 years in a row for 5.5 to 6 months following retirement at 60 specifically to avoid Canada's brutal winter weather. I didn't make it last winter and really missed the warm weather and the golf. I would normally play golf 3 to 4 days a week when there, and although I don't drink alcohol and avoid the bar scene, I spend my fair share. I never felt the need to comment on this forum before even though I've been monitoring it for over 7 years now. I'm finally annoyed enough it's time to add my comments. I've wanted
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