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Cheap flights on Air China from HKG – Japan ~$2200 all-in

If you don’t mind a layover en-route to Japan from HKG, you can get some really great fares in economy class, $1090 before taxes and fees, which comes to around $2200 HKD all-in. Additionally, with China’s new visa-free transit rule going into effect January 1, 2013, you can also try...

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Beijing allowing 3 day visa free transits starting January 1, 2013

It’s official, starting January 1, 2013, Beijing will allow transits to a third country to be visa-free for 3 days (72 hours)! This is very similar to what China offers in Shanghai, but in Shanghai it’s 48 hours. You’ll get a stamped 3 day visa upon arrival at...

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Visa Free Transit through China

Yesterday I saw a news release stating that Beijing may allow 72 hours visa free visits. http://articles.cnn.com/2012-05-28/asia/world_asia_china-visa-waiver_1_foreign-visitors-visa-waiver-work-visas?_s=PM:ASIA   Shanghai currently allows a 48 hour visa-free transit for passengers coming from outside China to another country via Shanghai. I took advantage of this twice last year flying from HKG...