Registration for on-site practice
At Thai Plum Village
IN JULY & AUGUST 2022

Dear friends,

In the coming July & August 2022, the monastery is happy to welcome our beloved friends. Please kindly see the information that follows to choose the appropriate time and register accordingly.  Thank you!

  • Number of participants: 100 people/week

  • Language: Vietnamese, English

  • Notes: 

    • The Monastery is not responsible for your flight ticket if you decide to settle it prior to completing this registration process.

    • You are recommended to arrive at the Monastery on the listed arrival dates, instead of any other days earlier or later than those.

    • Please read all information that follows prior to filling the registration form.  Thank you!

A. REGISTERING TO VISIT THE MONASTERY

To visit the Monastery, these are must-haves: 

1. Vaccination certificate: For the time being, you are required to present a certificate of Covid-19 vaccination with full details of the two doses.

2. Registration link for the Retreat: To register, please follow the link and fill in the form.  The link will be closed automatically as the Retreat is fully booked.

  • The registration link is shorturl.at/fprJN
    This link will be open on 15th June 2022 at 3:00 P.M. (Bangkok time). 

    • 15 - 22/7/2022, 15 - 29/7/2022: will be available to register on 15th June 2022 at 3:00 P.M. (Bangkok time) via the registration link above. 

    • 5 - 12/8/2022, 12 - 19/8/2022: will be available to register on 5th July 2022 at 3:00 P.M. (Bangkok time) via the registration link above. 

    • 19 - 26/8/2022, 19/8/2022 - 2/9/2022: will be available to register on 19th July 2022 at 3:00 P.M. (Bangkok time)via the registration link above.

3. After successfully registering on the links above, you will receive an email with instructions to send us your flight ticket details and the certificate of Covid-19 vaccination.  To help us arrange the pick-up service for you, please send us your flight ticket details and the certificate of Covid-19 vaccination at least six days before coming to the Monastery (which means before July 09th for arrival date July 15th 2022, before July 30th for arrival date August 5th 2022, and before August 13th for arrival date August 19th 2022)
If this is not done accordingly, your registration will be cancelled.

  • Necessary details for registering: email address, date of birth, telephone number, Viber or Zalo number (if any), passport number, and contact details of a friend or a relative in case of emergency  (email address, telephone number, etc.).

4. Health insurance and travel insurance: You are suggested to purchase health insurance and travel insurance when traveling to Thailand.

5. Starting from July 01st 2022, Thailand Pass is no longer required if you would like to enter Thailand.  However, at Thailand’s airports, you may be required to present your certificate of Covid-19 vaccination (two doses) during immigration.

If you are currently staying in Thailand and have already taken two doses of vaccination, please fill in the registration links listed above accordingly.

 

B. PICK-UP AND DROP-OFF TRANSPORTATION

1. Arrival date:

The Monastery’s car will pick you up from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) or Don Muang Airport (DMK) from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. on Fridays, July 15th, August 5th, and August 19th, 2022.  Your arrival time at the airport is suggested before 3:00 P.M.  Upon welcoming you at the appointed assembly point. Our car will go directly to the Monastery.  Please wear a face mask for the whole trip; the car will stop once for toilets at a pre-planned public place. 

2. Please note:

Stay connected with the Monastery and our pick-up team via email, Viber, or direct telephone.  You are suggested to buy a Thai sim card upon arrival at Thailand’s airport (or use Wifi at the airport to use the Viber app).  Contact details of the Monastery (direct and Viber number, email address) and pick-up assembly point will be emailed to you after we receive your completed registration form.


 

3. Pick-up fee (Airport <--> Monastery)

  1. The pick-up fee is around 600 Thai Baht per person (or 1,200 Thai Baht per person for two rounds). 

  2. If the Monastery needs to arrange a taxi pick-up, the fee is 2,100-2,400 Thai Baht/taxi.  If you travel with other friends, the taxi fee will be shared. 

4. Departure date: 

 

The Monastery can arrange drop-off service from the Monastery to the airport (either BKK or DMK).  Departure time will be 8:00 A.M. on:

                  22nd July or 29th July

                 12th August or 19th August

                  26th August or 2nd September

 
  1. Except for medical emergencies, please do not go out of the Monastery.

  2. You are encouraged to wear a face mask, wash your hands, as well as practise social distancing.

  3. Please clean your own space regularly according to the instructions of the Monastery.

  4. If you are currently taking any medication, please make sure that you bring them with you.

  5. To get the information about schedule of practices, accommodation,..., please visit Here.

 

D. MAKING A DONATION

  1. The Monastery is a non-profit practice center.  All activities are therefore donation-based only. We look forward to receiving your support during the time you stay in the Monastery.  For the time being, the estimated expense including food and accommodation is 500 Thai Baht per person per day.  However, the Monastery always welcomes any donation you make.

  2. Your donation will support the Monastery to cover the monastics’ daily expenses like food, electricity, water, and health care.  Donations can be made in Thai Baht, USD, VND, or Euro at our Registration office.

 

Please read carefully the information below to prepare for the best visit to Thailand.

  1. If you are positive to Covid-19 before arriving at the Monastery, please kindly do not make it to come.  The Monastery will arrange another appropriate time for you to visit.  Please keep us informed of this via email to visitus@thaiplumvillage.org.

  2. If the situation of Covid-19 becomes complicated and activities like retreats must be canceled, the Monastery will not be allowed to receive and host guests.  Please note that we will not be responsible for your flight ticket and hotel booking.  We are sorry for this inconvenience.  In the case of cancellation, an email of notice will be sent to you.

  3. Please note: Thai Plum Village Practice Center is a non-profit organization without any support from commercial establishments.  The funding is provided solely by donations from those with kind hearts. Therefore, should you develop any health problems or personal issues (including the case of being infected by Covid-19) that require treatment during your practice and stay in Thailand, please be aware that you will be fully responsible for any expenses incurred.

  4. Frequently asked questions about Thailand Pass: https://consular.mfa.go.th/th/content/thailand-pass-faqs-2.

  5. If there are updates from the Thai government related to the immigration and quarantine guidelines for international visitors, Monastery will amend this document accordingly.

  6. Thai Plum Village on Google Map: Here

 

If you have any further questions regarding attending retreats or other Monastery events, please email us at visitus@thaiplumvillage.org.

Thai Plum Village Registration Office

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