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Free city tour when transiting in Taipei

Taipei promotes itself as a good airport connecting much of Asia with north America, in the same way that Incheon and other airports also do. Something interesting for those transiting Taipei is that it offers international transit passengers through Taoyuan a free half-day tour. Each tour can accommodate...

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Singapore Transit Programme

Singapore Airlines is offering $20 SGD to spend the Changi Airport if you transit on Singapore Airlines this year! Certainly a nice bonus since their fares are so high to begin with. This programme is valid through March 30, 2014, although they keep extending the validity each time....

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Changi Transit Programme: $40SGD for transiting SIN

This is a pretty awesome promotion, and a good excuse to take Singapore Airlines or Silk Air on your next trip. I’m sure demand is low the first half of this year which is why Singapore Airlines is offering this promotion. Also, tickets on SQ tend to be...

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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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Hong Kong Disneyland In-Transit Discount Tickets

This is a nice deal for Hong Kong Airport transit passengers. Through the end of the year, you can visit Hong Kong Disneyland for $230 HKD…(Approx $29.50 USD) vs $399 normally. http://park.hongkongdisneyland.com/hkdl/en_US/special/listing?name=InTransitPage  Main requirements appear to be a same-day stamp in your passport showing arrival in HKG, and...

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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...