Category: China

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

China Expands Visa-Free Travel to Poland

China has made it easier for travellers from Poland, Australia, and New Zealand by extending visa-free travel until the end of 2025. This initiative, launched in early 2024, is part of a broader plan to welcome more visitors from around the world for business and tourism. Since the start of 2024, China has gradually rolled…
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Greece To Compensate Those Affected By Wildfires With Free Trips

After last summer’s devastating wildfires on the island of Rhodes , thousands of tourists were impacted by sudden evacuations from hotels.  The fires not only disrupted their vacations but also posed safety concerns and logistical challenges. These events created a significant setback for tourism on the islands, affecting both holidaymakers and local businesses. Now, Greek…
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China To Allow Visa-Free Entry To Travellers From 6 Countries

On March 7, 2024, China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that China has expanded its visa-free travel rule to an additional 6 European countries. China will implement a visa-free policy for the citizens of  Travellers who hold passports from the six European states will be able to enter China, visa-free for 15 days, for business,…
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Discovering Destinations: Where Your Soon-to-Expire British Passport Still Holds Value

Planning a trip abroad? Dealing with an expiring passport can turn the pleasure of arranging a surprise getaway into a nightmare, especially for UK travellers who must wait a whopping ten weeks for their passport renewal from the Passport Office. Ensure a smooth journey by understanding the passport validity requirements of your chosen destination. Here’s…
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US Extends Visa Interview Waiver Authority Through 2024

The United States State Department will continue to exempt certain visa applicants from in-person interviews next year, extending the waiver authority that was set to expire on December 31, 2023. This policy, known as the visa interview waiver authority, permits consular officers to bypass in-person interviews for low-risk visa applications. Acting in conjunction with the…
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