After Beijing announced 72 hours visa-free stay policy from 2013 last week, Shanghai joins Beijing eagerly to boost its tourism. The current policy for transit passengers is within 48 hours which will be extended to 72 hours from Jan. 1st, 2013.
This policy in Shanghai is only suitable for transit passengers who arrive at Hongqiao and Pudong airports. So transit passengers from 45 countries arriving by ship or train can’t benefit from 72 hours visa-free travel.
The 45 countries to benefit are:
Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Republic of Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, the Republic of Slovakia, the Republic of Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Swiss, Russia, the United Kingdom of Britain, the Republic of Ireland, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, the United States of America, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Australia, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar
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Beijing 72 Hours Visa-Free Stay Policy In 2013
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