Thank you - your help is much appreciated.
I am really surprised that your TA is not giving you all this informatin - imagine if you arrived in Shanghai and were refused entry because of no visa. So the simple answer is YES you do need a visa for Shanghai and for any other Chinese port you may be visting (except Sanya) which is covered by a group cruise visa - so if you are going to Shanghai and Xiaman you need a dual entry visa. This is the website you need: http://www.visaforchina.org.uk/visaen/visaView.html?method=readNotify¬ifyId=1118#Menu=ChildMenu2.
We have just returned from a cruise that included China you were not even allowed to enter Chinese waters with out a visa, some people were put off the ship at ports before as they had no visa.
Yes, perhaps I should have written that 'you will be denied boarding in Singapore' if you do not have the Chinese visas.....that makes it pretty clear!
If you want to know what to do in each port please go to this site that I direct every one to - go to google and type 'cruise ports call boards' - click on the the first result will give you all the info under the appropriate PORTS section on the page under the section for Asia. Once you sign up you can search within each specific category.
Mr Walker - don't forget to sign up for the meet&mingle for your cruise - go to royalcaribbean.co.uk >contact us> FAQs > and then under the On Board section it tells you how. You will have to register (it is free). In a roundabout way it gets you to the same site as i directed you to below. Wellworth it.
Believe you now need multiple entry visas for this cruise as Sanya concession not available, use chinese visa service posted our application on a Friday and had visas returned following Friday total cost £94.50 each.
Do I need visas to each port to be in the cruise ship going to Asia? I am not american and canadian citizen. Please help.
Hello my name is kenneth fernande.and i am workingon Royal carribean cruise line, and would like to get my wife for cruising ,what documents the uk embassy would need?
I will be cruising this week to Mexico with your Mariner of the Seas. Are precautions taken because of the swine flu!
My family is scarred about this news.