Tagged: Visa Free


72 Hour Visa-free transit in both Shanghai and Beijing

Last week Beijing announced they would allow visa-free transits at the airport for transit passengers for up to 72 hours for passport holders of the countries below. Shanghai, never wanting to be left behind, will also adjust their current 48 hour policy to 72 hours to match Beijing’s.


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...


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...