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Member since 28 Jul 2014
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Would I be eligible for China 72 hour visa exemption if I travel from Sydney to Shanghai and return to Sydney via Hong Kong, but not clear customs in Hong Kong, just transit and change flights?
Member since 05 Oct 2017
Total posts 18
Pretty sure the answer is yes. But you might want to clarify with the carrier.
Member since 23 Oct 2013
Total posts 767
The answer is yes as the current transit visa does not care what comes after the third country just as long as it's not the same as the original country of origin.
Member since 18 Jun 2015
Total posts 81
I have a similar question but am going on a cruise boat.
No you'll need a visa. The 144 hour or 72 hour exemptions only apply if you're flying in/out of the same airport in a single trip (exceptions apply for regions with multiple airports).
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