Chengdu in China to offer 72-hour visa-free transits
Visitors from around 45 countries will be able to make 72-hour visa-free transits in the popular Chinese city of Chengdu, if they have a third-country visa and valid air ticket.
According to China Daily, Chengdu becomes the fourth Chinese city to implement such a scheme, which has already taken root in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. But it has not yet been announced exactly when the policy will take effect.
Citizens from these countries will be eligible: Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Russia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar.
[pictured: Chunxi Street, Chengdu]