China’s Hainan Province Now Visa-Free to Filipinos

Another great news to all Philippine passport holders!

According to Xinhua News Agency, starting 1 May 2018, the Hainan Province of China will give a 30-day visa-free access to citizens of 59 countries, including the Philippines.

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One of the many beautiful beaches in Hainan | Image credit: DvYang

This is an exciting progress from the original condition of 15-day visa-free entry to Filipinos who join group tours organised by accredited travel agencies in China.

This relaxed Hainan visa free policy is part of China’s move to develop the province into “a free trade port with Chinese characteristics”.

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What’s in Hainan?

Sanya Bay | Image credit: llee_wu

So, what’s in store for you in Hainan, you ask? There’s a lot actually. From stunning beaches and abundant nature to delicious food, not to mention the famous Hainanese chicken rice. Here’s a more comprehensive guide on what to see and do in Hainan.

Hainan is indeed one wonderful addition to the already visa-free travel destinations for Filipinos like Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Book your flights and plan a trip to this beautiful Chinese destination now!

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