The 4th 72-hour Visa-Free Transit City in China – Chengdu

02/09/2013
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From Sep. 1, 2013, Chengdu became the 4th 72-hour Visa-Free City in China, following Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Then travelers could get more benefits from these 4 cities in China.

What Travelers Must Offer When Applying for Visa-free?

The travelers from 45 stated countries can enjoy this free policy. But, they must:
Hold valid international travel documents that can prove their nationality and identity;
Qualify for the entry requirements of their destination country;
Hold valid air tickets or arrangements with specific dates and seat numbers which prove they will make transit via Beijing Capital International Airport to the third country or region within 72 hours;
Be reported to China’s exit-entry frontier inspection authorities by their airline companies.
45 countries:
Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland;  Russia, England, Ireland, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine;   the United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile;  Australia, New Zealand;  South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar.
You can get more information from 72-hour Visa-Free FAQs on the webpage Beijing Layover/Transit Tours.

Why Chengdu Can Carry Out “72-hour Visa-Free Transit” Policy?

Recently, Chengdu improves very fast in both living environment and government affairs, and possesses gradually advantage to serve for travelers’ layover in Chengdu.
Otherwise, Chengdu has the Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, which can serve travelers from different countries.
Chengdu Airport (Chengdu, China)
Right now, 53 airlines operate out of Chengdu Airport.
Chengdu Airport offers nonstop flights to 112 cities.
Every week, at least 3,815 domestic flights and 448 international flights depart from Chengdu Airport.
In addition:
Chengdu is a city you never want to leave once you arrive. Meanwhile, Chengdu is the natural habitat of the Giant Panda and delicate local snacks are very popular.
Chengdu also boasts of many natural and historic wonders, like Jiuzhaigou, Leshan, Mt. Emei, Dujiangyan.
When you enjoy the free policy, might you enjoy Chengdu Tours as well!