Shanghai transportation guide


“The 15-day visa-free policy for cruises allows travelers who are with a registered tour company to explore Shanghai and the surrounding area without the inconvenience of filing for a visa.”   Do I qualify for the 15 day visa-free policy? We are authorised to approve your 15-day visa-free stay, provided that you meet the following requirements: You should be attending a tour hosted by this company. Your tour group must have two or more travellers. You must hold a valid international passport. You must depart from China in the same ship which brought you to Shanghai. Your stay must be for less than 15 days, not including the day of arrival.   Travel Area Restrictions You are allowed within Shanghai Municipality, including its surrounding provinces Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Hebei, Jiangsu, Liaoning and Zhejian. You are also allowed within the Tianjin and Beijing municipalities. Foreign tour groups using the 15 day visa-free policy should travel together as a group and should travel with their cruise ship, such that they depart from the same ship that they arrived on.   When do the 15 days begin and end? The 15 days begin at 00:00 (midnight) of the day following your arrival, and […]

Visiting Shanghai – 15 Day Visa-Free Policy for Cruises

“The 15-day visa-free policy for cruises allows travelers who are with a registered tour company to explore Shanghai and the surrounding area without the inconvenience of filing for a visa.”   Do I qualify for the 15 day visa-free policy? We are authorised to approve your 15-day visa-free stay, provided that you meet the following requirements: You should be attending a tour hosted by this company. Your tour group must have two or more travellers. You must hold a valid international passport. You must depart from China in the same ship which brought you to Shanghai. Your stay must be for less than 15 days, not including the day of arrival.   Travel Area Restrictions You are allowed within Shanghai Municipality, including its surrounding provinces Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Hebei, Jiangsu, Liaoning and Zhejian. You are also allowed within the Tianjin and Beijing municipalities. Foreign tour groups using the 15 day visa-free policy should travel together as a group and should travel with their cruise ship, such that they depart from the same ship that they arrived on.   When do the 15 days begin and end? The 15 days begin at 00:00 (midnight) of the day following your arrival, and […]