Tourists from most European countries, Canada, the US, Australia (until December 2017; see Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs website for updates), New Zealand, South Korea and Japan are given visa-free entry for stays of up to 90 days.
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As an island, the most common way to enter Taiwan is by flight, arriving at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, just outside Taipei.
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Cities and most tourist sites in Taiwan are connected by efficient and cheap transport. Because of the central spine of mountains down the island, there are far fewer options to go across the island, than up or down.