Small group adventure company, Intrepid Travel has increased the number of trips it has canceled following ongoing violence in Bangkok.
The decision comes as governments around the world increase their travel warnings for travel to Bangkok, confirming the concern of Intrepid Travel’s Bangkok office that travel in the city was too unsafe.
As an Australian company, Intrepid Travel automatically cancels trips when the government increases its advice to ‘Do Not Travel’. Intrepid Travel had previously announced that it had cancelled trips up to and including 23 May. Today, it has announced that it has extended the date to 31 May.
The decision to cancel trips departing Bangkok up until and including 31 May impacts 69 passengers (or 26 trips). Passengers are being notified of the decision and offered a full refund on their travel.
“Countries around the world have increased their warnings for travel to Thailand, confirming what our office in Bangkok has already told us – that it’s unsafe to travel in Bangkok at the moment. We are hoping that the situation changes quickly so that tourists return to Thailand and normal life can resume for people living in Bangkok,” said Eliza Anderson, Intrepid Travel spokesperson.
Intrepid Travel’s Bangkok office has created a blog which provides regular updates: http://intrepidbbk.blogspot.com/
Interviews with Bangkok-based Intrepid Travel staff can be arranged.