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Privilege is a system of domination that positions Westerners as superior to Thais. It is maintained by widely shared cultural ideologies that legitimise their presence in Thailand.
Those privileges are wide-ranging and cover accommodation, leisure, health, and wealth. They include access to luxury resorts, concerts, buy one, get one deals on movie tickets, and private chefs at home.
Elite Privilege Access
If you are looking for a visa to live in Thailand that is less restrictive than other types of Thai visas, Elite Privilege Access may be the right option for you. This package is perfect for aspiring business owners, investors, future retirees, and others who want to make Thailand their permanent home.
Elite Privilege Access offers many exclusive benefits for members to enjoy in the Land of Smiles. For example, members receive a personal Elite Personal Assistant and are greeted on arrival and departure at the airport. They also receive expedited immigration and passport control processing. In addition, they have the opportunity to stay in Thailand for an unlimited amount of time within the validity of their chosen package.
Once a member has been approved for Elite Thailand privilege Access, they can add additional family members to their visa for a discounted fee of 800,000 baht. Additionally, members can choose to upgrade their visa to the Elite Superiority Extension or Elite Ultimate Privilege at any point during their membership.
Elite Easy Access
Elite Easy Access is the most affordable of all Thailand Elite packages, costing only THB 600,000 over 5 years. It includes the 5-year visa package plus all the main privileges. It can be upgraded to either the Elite Superiority Extension or Elite Ultimate Privilege for longer validity if desired.
Upon arrival, a member will be greeted at the airport by an Elite personal assistant and provided with a limousine transfer from the airport to their place of residence. They will also receive expedited immigration and passport control processing. Additionally, they will be met at the airport on departure by a concierge and have access to exclusive arrival and departure lounges.
Elite Easy Access members will be able to upgrade their plan to Elite Ultimate Privilege for a fee of THB 1.498 million including VAT and enjoy additional benefits like discounted airfares, short-haul transfers and more. This option is ideal for affluent individuals looking to invest in the ‘Land of Smiles’ for long-term residency and for those with multiple family members who want to live there permanently.
Elite Superiority Extension
The Elite Superiority Extension membership allows members to stay in Thailand for 20 years. This visa is ideal for people who love the country and want to make it their permanent home. It also offers access to a range of elite facilities, including personal car pick-ups and drop-offs and special health checkups at leading hospitals in Thailand.
Elite Superiority Extension is a popular choice among singles, remote workers, entrepreneurs, and retirees who want to call Thailand their second home. The package is a cost-effective option for those who want to travel to the country frequently and spend time there on a regular basis.
This is a good alternative to other visas that require a yearly visa run or expensive insurance. Elite Superiority Extension also provides a VIP arrival and departure experience, with expedited immigration and passport control processing. This makes it a great choice for individuals who plan to book multiple trips to Thailand, establish businesses, or invest in the stock market.
Elite Ultimate Privilege
Elite Ultimate Privilege is the most prestigious visa option available, and offers a full range of benefits for 20 years. The membership can be purchased in conjunction with Elite Family Premium, allowing members to extend the Ultimate benefits to their family as well.
The Elite Ultimate Visa is designed for affluent foreigners who want to live in Thailand long term. It offers the same benefits as the other Elite Visa packages, but also allows for a longer period of residence and provides additional services. It is ideal for digital nomads who do not wish to be constrained by visa runs, retirees, and entrepreneurs who want to relocate or set up business in Thailand.
The application process is fully online, and can be completed while living remotely overseas. Applicants must submit an application form for their preferred Elite Visa package, as well as a scanned copy of their passport and other documents. Once the application has been approved, an appointment will be made to have the visa affixed at Suvarnabhumi or Phuket airports.