Citizens of all ASEAN countries now have visa-free entry to Indonesia, the Visa on Arrival (VoA)has come back for most other countries.
An agreement has been signed between Thailand and China for visa-free entry for nationals of both to travel between the two countries.
If you make a flight transfer in Bali, you must navigate both arrival and departure, as most transfers aren’t available before immigration.
Malaysian autogate entry extended to passport holders of ten countries, pre-registration is required for Malaysia Digital Arrival Card (MDAC).
The European Union (EU) has reissued requirements for ETIAS travel authorisation for currently visa-exempt travellers from 60 countries.
Entering China overland is now much easier with the completion of the rail connection between Laos and China, despite strict rules.
China resumes the issuing of visas for foreigners from 15th March 2023, which should see greater availability of flights.
Thailand borders fully reopen 1st October 2022 and international travellers don’t have to show proof of vaccination or ATK test results.
A Japan tourist visa is currently required for all travellers to Japan, who must currently book using a travel agent.