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China’s Official 2022 Holiday Calendar

• On October 25th, 2021, China’s General Office of the State Council announced the official national holiday schedule for 2022.• As a recap, there are 7 Chinese holidays in China which are New Year’s Day, Spring Festival, Qingming Festival (Tomb Sweep), Labor Day, Dragon

China: Real-Time COVID Travel Restrictions Updates

• With the ever changing policies and updating of high and medium-risk areas, its is important to stay up-to-date about the latest COVID measurements (quarantine, mandatory nucleic acid tests, etc) for every province, city or area.• Below we introduce a useful Chinese

International Flight Latest Updates: China

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) are an organisation at the heart of Chinese aviation and regularly update their website with the latest flight information from around the world- a service we find helpful in this uncertain time of

July 2021: All Flights In & Out of China

• Check out the full list of international flights to and from China below!• Do let us know in the comment section if you know of any updates.Here is the list of the international passengers flights – updated on July 6th, 2021.Image: China Eastern

June 2021: All Flights In & Out of China

• Check out the full list of international flights to and from China below!• Do let us know in the comment section if you know of any updates.Here is the list of the international passengers flights – updated on June 1st, 2021. Image: China Eastern

The Ultimate Guide to the PU Invitation Letter

• PU letter is an invitation letter issued by China Foreign Affairs Office. With the PU letter foreigners can apply for a new visa and enter China. This is a new policy since the global epidemic.• Only certain specific reasons meet the requirements for applying for a PU Letter,

Take a Break, Study Chinese in Stunning Yangshuo

As most of us in China know, it is not recommended to leave at the moment – as you won’t be allowed back in. Some of us don’t mind waiting it out, until the rest of the world gets better, but many of us

COVID-19: Foreigners Entry To China Eases

• Chinese embassies in at least 110 countries and territories have begun offering facilitation to visa applicants who have been inoculated with China-produced COVID-19 vaccines (full list below).• Those coming to China for work, their family members and foreign family

March 2021 All Flights In & Out of China

 14 Day PRE-Flight Quarantine From Some Destinations Beijing has tightened its travel restrictions by ordering passengers from certain countries travelling to China to spend two weeks in quarantine before boarding flights.Passengers have also been warned they must take direct flights to get

COVID-19: Hotlines for Foreigners in China

• For specific epidemic prevention policies, you can consult the hotlines below, the local authorities (area code + 12345) or epidemic prevention command center (area code + 12320) to confirm the latest anti-epidemic measures. Area codes are listed below.• If you plan to travel, please

Vegetarian Restaurants in Chengdu

Chengdu is rich with Buddhist influences, so vegetarian dishes and restaurants should be available in abundance…But, if a stroll down the average hotpot riddled street leaves you wanting more diverse and exciting vegetarian options, then this list is for you.

China’s Official 2021 Holiday Calendar

• On November 25th, 2020, China’s General Office of the State Council announced the official national holiday schedule for 2021.• As a recap, there are 7 Chinese holidays in China which are New Year’s Day, Spring Festival, Qingming Festival (Tomb Sweep), Labor Day,

Online Health Declaration Portal

Online Health Declaration Portal (Apply before boarding for China-bound flights)How to Fill GUIDANCE – updated November 7 2020Key Points:Apply Health declaration from China embassy before flyingLanguage available – Chinese and EnglishDocuments needing to be uploaded: passport picture, residence permit or

All Flights In/Out of China

Last Updated: 6 November 2020On November 5, 2020, a notice on the temporary suspension of entry into China by non-Chinese nationals in the Philippines holding valid Chinese or residence permits was issued by the Embassy of The People’s Republic of

China Closing Borders to Foreigners Again

• Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, China is one again temporarily suspending the entry of several non-Chinese nationals holding visas or residence permits still valid into the country. • The latest list of countries where non-Chinese nationals are not allowed to

Quarantine in China: The Latest

  [Updated 26 October 2020]China updated COVID-19 prevention, control guidelines on September 15:“After taking a COVID-19 test at ports of entry, passengers entering the mainland should spend fourteen days in isolation centers for medical observation and take another test before completing

COVID-19: Boarding a Flight to China

More flight updates have been announced for planes arriving to and departing from China: 14 days prior to the flight     FOR CHINESE CITIZENS ONLYRequirements to Board A Flight to China Where to find it: Search in Wechat for the mini-app

Returning to Chengdu: What you Need to to Know

If you’re returning to China soon, or simply curious about the quarantine process  Léman International School recently shared an account from one of their teachers who returned from abroad to Chengdu at the end of September 2020.Mr. Alec Riley is currently with

More Foreigners Can Now Return to China [Updated 09/24]

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The People’s Republic of China, and the National Immigration Administration of The People’s Republic of China have just announce breaking news: From 28 September 2020, foreign nationals holding valid Chinese residence permits for work, personal matters and family reunions will

Health Code Guidelines for China’s Major Cities

Whilst COVID-19 is not longer a BIG risk in China, you still often need a city’s specific health code if you plan to travel in China. Here’s the health code guide for you to go to these locations in China:If your