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Article from BTNews 4 JULY 2016

Vietnam extends visa waiver

A visa-exemption programme for UK passport holders travelling to Vietnam is to be extended by a year.

The waiver, first introduced on 1 July last year, applies to single-entry stays of up to 15 days and will now run until 30 June 2017. The policy also applies to French, German, Spanish and Italian nationals.

The continued relaxation of visa rules follows the launch of Vietnam Airlines’ daily service (BTN 20 June), when a new Thursday flight to Hanoi was added to the national flag carrier and SkyTeam member’s existing six flights per week schedule.

The carrier offers the UK’s only non-stop flights to Vietnam, operating the B787-9 Dreamliner from Heathrow’s Terminal 4. 

Flights are scheduled to offer convenient overnight journeys in both directions, and onward connections via the company’s network of more than 40 destinations in Asia, including 23 within Vietnam and Indochina as well as China, Japan and Taiwan.

According to Vietnam’s General Statistics Office, 4.7m people visited the country in the first six months of 2016, representing a 21.3% increase on last year’s figures. 

www.vietnamairlines.com

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