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Wuhan the latest Chinese city to allow 72-hour visa-free stays

Wuhan city, China.
Wuhan city, China. Image by Tauno Tõhk / CC BY-SA 2.0

From March, Wuhan will become the twelfth city in China to offer 72-hour visa-free stays. The scheme allows travellers with confirmed onward flights to a third destination to stay in a participating city for 72 hours without applying for a visa prior to arrival. Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei province, joins Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing, Shenyang, Dalian, Xi’an, Guilin, Kunming and Hangzhou in offering the increasingly popular visa-free option. Read more: chinadaily.com