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Which countries close to Cambodia can you get in visa-free or visa on arrival (for both Chinese and Brits)?

Post by britscienceteacher » Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:15 pm

We are thinking of taking a trip and our family has both Chinese and British nationals. Which countries near Cambodia can we fly to that are visa-free on visa-on-arrival for both Chinese and British nationals? Thanks.
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Re: Which countries close to Cambodia can you get in visa-free or visa on arrival (for both Chinese and Brits)?

Post by britscienceteacher » Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:50 pm

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Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:36 pm
Indonesia.

https://topbali.com/indonesia-free-visa-entry/
Nice one xxxxxx:

Quoting from the site

3. Indonesia Visa On Arrival (extendable).

The Indonesia visa on arrival is valid for 30 days. The VOA can be extended by another 30 days while travelling in Indonesia.

There are 67 countries who can get a 30 day visa on arrival at USD 35 per person.


67 Visa On Arrival countries (click to view)

Algeria
Andorra
Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Bahrain
Belarus
Belgium
Brazil
Bulgaria
Canada
China
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Egypt
Estonia
Fiji
Finland
France
Germany

Greece
Hungary
Iceland
India
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Kuwait
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Maldives
Malta
Mexico
Monaco
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Oman
Panama
Poland

Portugal
Papua New Guinea
Qatar
Romania
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Seychelles
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Africa
South Korea
Spain
Suriname
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
Timor-Leste
Tunisia
Turkey
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States

This rate is the same for any passenger of any age. Infants need to pay this visa fee as well. The Indonesia visa on arrival can be extended once by another 30 days. The Indonesia visa fee can be paid in cash or credit card. If you pay with cash you can use US Dollars or any other major currency. You will find a piece of paper at the VOA payment counter with the current price in your currency.


That's one for the list of choice. Thanks xxxxxx. Any others?
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Nepal is another option

Post by britscienceteacher » Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:09 pm

Thanks PSD-Kiwi for your kind and fast response. Quickly cross referencing the lists I picked out Nepal where visa on arrival is available for both nationalities:

For Chinese citizens it's free:
http://www.nepalnow.org/news/nepal-waiv ... -tourists/

Brits have to pay:
https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advic ... quirements

"A single-entry visa valid for 15, 30 or 90 days costs US$25, 40 or 100. At Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan Airport the fee is payable in any major currency (some land crossings insist on payment in US dollars), Children under 10 require a visa but are not charged a visa fee. A Nepali visa is valid for entry for three to six months from the date of issue."

Tell me if I missed anything.
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Re: Nepal is another option

Post by Cam Nivag » Sun Sep 02, 2018 8:00 am

britscienceteacher wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:09 pm
Thanks PSD-Kiwi for your kind and fast response. Quickly cross referencing the lists I picked out Nepal where visa on arrival is available for both nationalities:

For Chinese citizens it's free:
http://www.nepalnow.org/news/nepal-waiv ... -tourists/

Brits have to pay:
https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advic ... quirements

"A single-entry visa valid for 15, 30 or 90 days costs US$25, 40 or 100. At Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan Airport the fee is payable in any major currency (some land crossings insist on payment in US dollars), Children under 10 require a visa but are not charged a visa fee. A Nepali visa is valid for entry for three to six months from the date of issue."

Tell me if I missed anything.
Why would you go to Nepal? There are no scheduled direct flights from Cambodia, the flights there are expensive, and Kathmandu is a total shithole. Nepal makes sense if you're going for a 2-4 week hiking trip, otherwise it doesn't.

Go to Macau or Hong Kong or the Maldives.
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Re: Which countries close to Cambodia can you get in visa-free or visa on arrival (for both Chinese and Brits)?

Post by phuketrichard » Sun Sep 02, 2018 8:55 am

have to agree with Cam. Love Nepal BUT to go costs a lot of $ to get there and its not the nicest capital city in the region.
How about Myanmar, (Evisa or VOA) Singapore, (Evisa), Thailand (VOA ), KL, (VOA) Bali, HK

NOTE: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chinese are not required to obtain a visa
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Updated 'nearby' visa-free and VOA travel for Chinese and Brits

Post by britscienceteacher » Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:11 pm

Cam Nivag wrote:
Sun Sep 02, 2018 8:00 am
Why would you go to Nepal? There are no scheduled direct flights from Cambodia...

Go to Macau or Hong Kong or the Maldives.
Good point about no direct flights. Not convenient without some thinking and planning. Doesn't fit with visa-on-arrival or visa-free convenience.
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Maldives:
30 days
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Hong Kong and Macau - same
https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/ tells us 6 months stay possible with no visa
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Thailand looks good for convenience plus super close.
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Malaysia: Wiki looks out of date for Chinese citizens -
"Between 1 March 2016 and 31 December 2017, Chinese citizens do not require a visa for Malaysia for a stay of up to 15 days, however online registration prior to arrival is required."
Is there info anywhere else?
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Myanmar:
What the Wiki has to say about entry requirements for Chinese citizens:

"Visa on arrival is available from 1 October 2018.
eVisa is also available. Holders must arrive via Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw or Mandalay airports.
Visa on arrival is available if departing from Guangzhou by Myanmar Airways."

It's not Oct 1 yet and the other condition is out too - not in Guangzhou.
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I figure that Richard was kidding about Bosnia and Herzegovina (it's in Europe - not close). Thank you Cam and Richard. Your input is much appreciated. The updated (confirmed) list is below - this thread is going well :) (maybe we can soon create that glee club that User_Name_Taken was talking about)


Nepal (if you don't mind the flight issue and have time to look into it - anybody who knows please do speak up)
Indonesia
Maldives
Hong Kong & Macau (China)
Thailand

(only including visa-free and VOA travel)
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Re: Nepal is another option

Post by John Bingham » Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:21 pm

Cam Nivag wrote:
Sun Sep 02, 2018 8:00 am
britscienceteacher wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:09 pm
Thanks PSD-Kiwi for your kind and fast response. Quickly cross referencing the lists I picked out Nepal where visa on arrival is available for both nationalities:

For Chinese citizens it's free:
http://www.nepalnow.org/news/nepal-waiv ... -tourists/

Brits have to pay:
https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advic ... quirements

"A single-entry visa valid for 15, 30 or 90 days costs US$25, 40 or 100. At Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan Airport the fee is payable in any major currency (some land crossings insist on payment in US dollars), Children under 10 require a visa but are not charged a visa fee. A Nepali visa is valid for entry for three to six months from the date of issue."

Tell me if I missed anything.
Why would you go to Nepal? There are no scheduled direct flights from Cambodia, the flights there are expensive, and Kathmandu is a total shithole. Nepal makes sense if you're going for a 2-4 week hiking trip, otherwise it doesn't.

Go to Macau or Hong Kong or the Maldives.
Kathmandu was a shithole when I was last there in 1996, can't imagine it's any better nowadays. Doesn't Vietnam have a visa waiver for Brits?
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The same list still stands (for informed correction)

Post by britscienceteacher » Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:28 pm

Yes it does John (15 days), but not for Chinese.

"Nepal (if you don't mind the flight issue and have time to look into it - anybody who knows please do speak up)
Indonesia
Maldives
Hong Kong & Macau (China)
Thailand

(only including visa-free and VOA travel)"
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