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Guangzhou Becomes 72-Hour-Visa-Free from August 2013

Updated: May 23, 2013 | Clicks: 1399

Guangzhou now as a 72-hour visa-free access and transit policy.

sun yat sen memorialSun Yat-sen Memorial

The new rules allow tourists to fly into Guangzhou and tour and shop for three days without a visa, but they must then fly out within 72 hours. This program began on August 1, 2013. It’s a great opportunity for many for shopping, sightseeing or business!

Stop, browse and shop at Guangzhou's great wholesale shopping bazaars or big malls before continuing on their trip. You'll get a chance to taste the local flavors and see the local highlights too.

Requirements and policies: See Visa-Free Travel in China for more about requirements and the other visa-free cities in China.

Guangzhou’s Airport

baiyun airportGuangzhou's Airport is China's second busiest

Guangzhou's Baiyun International Airport is 28 kilometers or 17 miles north of downtown. It is China's second busiest airport with flights going almost everywhere. 55 million people passengers pass through each year. They are building a second terminal equal in size to the present terminal and metro and long-distance train stations.

Check and book Guangzhou flights. If you have questions, contact us and our travel experts can help you.

About Guangzhou

Pazhou complexThe Canton Fair is held at the Pazhou Expo Complex

Guangzhou is one of China's biggest cities, and it has become one of China's great business and shopping cities along with Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen and Yiwu. It is known as a place to get bargains on Chinese manufactured products.

The most famous visitor highlight is the Canton Fair that is China's biggest trade fair and one of the biggest in the world. It is held in April and October each year and attracts people from all over the world.

Some of the other most popular attractions that are accessible visa-free are: Guangzhou Zoo and the San Yat San Memorial.

The Mid-Autumn Festival is sometimes immediately before the Canton Fair. See our guide to Guangzhou Mid-Autumn Festival Activities

Tour Guangzhou with China Highlights

shangxiajiuThe Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Shopping Street is the city's most popular.

If you want to stay in Guangzhou for up to 3 days with no visa, discover the best of Guangzhou with a China Highlights Guangzhou tour.

Contact us and we can create your own Guangzhou tour according to your requirements. China Highlights has been specializing in tailor-making China tours for over fifteen years.

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