China offers visa-free entry for citizens of six nations

China will temporarily exempt citizens of France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Malaysia from needing entry visas in a bid to boost tourism recovery.

China is making it more accessible for travellers; Beijing Daxing International Airport pictured

The exemption will be in effect from December 1 this year to November 30, 2024.

It will be available to those visiting China for business, tourism, visiting relatives and friends, or transiting for no more than 15 days.