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Starting May 2018 Filipinos Can Visit Hainan Island in China Without Visa


Starting May 1, 2018 holder of Philippine passport have another place to go and can stay for 30 days as stated in the report. Travelers may they add this place to their travel list, as China allows visa-free entry to Hainan Island.

This was announced China’s Ministry of Public Security and the State Immigration Administration announced the new policy in a bid to boost Hainan’s “reform and opening-up initiatives,” a release Friday by the Sanya Tourism Development Commission said.


The announcement was made last April 18, 2018 Wednesday.

Tourists making solo or group travels can avail of this new policy by booking their tours through travel agencies registered in Hainan Province and approved by the China National Tourism Administration.

The Chinese ministry encourages tourists to visit the city of Sanya, dubbed as the “Hawaii of China.” Beaches line the southernmost city of the island, and tourists can also experience the culture and city life in Hainan, the ministry added.

hainan china is now visa free

Aside from Filipino here are the list of Passport holders from the following countries will also enjoy the 30-day visa-free entry to Hainan:

  • Russia
  • United Kingdom
  • France
  • Germany
  • Norway
  • Ukraine
  • Italy
  • Austria
  • Finland
  • Netherlands
  • Denmark
  • Switzerland
  • Sweden
  • Spain
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
  • Estonia
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxemburg
  • Malta
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Ireland
  • Cyprus
  • Bulgaria
  • Romania
  • Serbia
  • Croatia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Montenegro
  • Macedonia
  • Albania
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Argentina
  • Chile
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • South Korea
  • Japan
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
  • Kazakhstan
  • Indonesia Brunei
  • Monaco Belarus
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Qatar


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