Xiamen has got approval to launch its 72-hour visa-free transit policy for foreign travelers. All preparatory work has been done, and the policy has been officially launched in Xiamen today (April 1, 2015).
From now on, foreign travelers from 51 countries are allowed to stay for up to 72 hours without a visa on international transit via Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport. It is a great opportunity for shopping, sightseeing, or business!
Other cities offering 72-hour visa-free transit policies are Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an, Guilin, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Chengdu, Dalian, Shenyang, and Kunming.
The 51 countries are Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
See Visa-Free Travel in China for more on the requirements and other visa-free cities in China.
Xiamen is located on the southeast coast of China, a beautiful coastal tourist city with a slow-paced life. Its humid subtropical monsoon climate is very pleasant, except in typhoon months. It is an ideal tourist destination, and a great place to relax during holidays.
Other tourist areas like Xiamen University, Hulishan Fortress, and Wanshiyan are also highly recommended.
If you want to stay in Xiamen for up to 3 days with no visa, discover the best of Xiamen with China Highlights' Xiamen tours. Or contact us and let us help you design your own Xiamen tour to suit your needs. China Highlights has been specializing in tailor-making China tours for over sixteen years.