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User currently offlineNorthstarBoy From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 1825 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2379 times:
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I'm starting to think about my next RTW trip and I'm noticing that CA has extremely cheap fares to Asia from the US, like as cheap as 581 dollars one way from Denver to Hong Kong.

However, all of the flights i've seen connect in Beijing, so, it got me to wondering if one can transit through there without a visa.

Anyone have an idea?

Thanks in advance for whatever information you can provide.


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User currently offlineSomedayTrijet From China, joined Nov 2010, 140 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2367 times:

IIRC As long as you stay in the same terminal (which would be the case when flying on one CA ticket), and staying at the airport less than 24 hours, you don't need a visa.


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User currently onlineba319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8505 posts, RR: 55
Reply 2, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2351 times:
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Quoting NorthstarBoy (Thread starter):
I'm starting to think about my next RTW trip and I'm noticing that CA has extremely cheap fares to Asia from the US, like as cheap as 581 dollars one way from Denver to Hong Kong.

However, all of the flights i've seen connect in Beijing, so, it got me to wondering if one can transit through there without a visa.

Anyone have an idea?

- Hi Scott, I connected NRT-HKG via PEK 2 years ago, no problems if the same terminal it seems.



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User currently offlinesomething From United Kingdom, joined May 2011, 1633 posts, RR: 21
Reply 3, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2339 times:

No visa if you stay less than 24 hours. The PEK airport website is quite informative..

http://en.bcia.com.cn/guide/transfer_i_d.shtml

http://www.china-embassy.org/eng/hzqz/zgqz/t84242.htm

[Edited 2011-12-09 09:11:54]


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User currently offlineNorthstarBoy From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 1825 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (2 years 7 months 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 2313 times:
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Thanks for the information. I feel better now about transiting through Beijing without a visa.

[Edited 2011-12-09 14:30:37]


Why are people so against low yields?! If lower yields means more people can travel abroad, i'm all for it
User currently offlineAkiestar From Philippines, joined May 2009, 784 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (2 years 7 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2216 times:

If you transfer through PEK, you'll receive a 24-hour "visit pass" which allows you even to leave the airport. If you want to visit Beijing for a few hours on a long connection, you can certainly do that.

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