Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 07 Jul 2013
Total posts 62
I'm staying the night in Nantong, Jiangsu (just outside of Shanghai). Does anyone know if I land at Shanghai Pudong whether Nantong is included in the region that i'm able to travel visa-free in? Also, to clarify: as long as I arrive from Australia, but depart from China to a 'third country' like Hong Kong, that fulfils the requirements for visa-free 'transit' in China? Thanks for the assistance/advice!
Member since 10 Jul 2018
Total posts 104
The Shanghai 144 hour TWOV covers the Jiangsu province, where Nantong is located.
Member since 02 Jul 2011
Total posts 835
Not widely publicised and most of the few links on the web now go to a dead url on a police website.
Current link is:
sorry @Brandon, just to confirm: if i leave australia for hong kong, then transfer onto a flight to shanghai; then a direct flight back to aus - i should be fine right? many thanks
Air New Zealand - Airpoints
Member since 31 Oct 2016
Total posts 204
Should be, because you're arriving from Hong Kong, and going to Australia
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