Malaysia waives visa fee for Indian tourists

Malaysia waives visa fee for Indian tourists

In a bid to increase tourism numbers the government of Malaysia has announced that it is to waive visa fees for all Indian tourists. The move is a bid to attract more than a million tourists to the country from India this year. Indian tourists to Malaysia will only incur a $20 administration fee for […]

Hope for 10 year visas for UK citizens travelling to China

Hope for 10 year visas for UK citizens travelling to China

There has been much criticism over the United Kingdom’s delay in introducing a ten year visa for Chinese visitors to the country.  Those promoting the idea have said that the introduction of the ten year visa would promote business between the two countries and create a significant amount of jobs. Since the Brexit vote the […]

Saudi Arabia review Pilgrimage visa charges

Saudi Arabia review Pilgrimage visa charges

Following on from the recent news from the government of Saudi Arabia of new visa fees across the board from work, visit and residency visas and most controversially cover Umrah and pilgrimage visas the government is now considering lowering of the fees for Umrah. The government had already announced that fees for those travelling for […]

Uzbekistan announces visa free travel for 15 countries

Uzbekistan announces visa free travel for 15 countries

On 6th December 2016 Uzbekistan announced plans to removing visa requirements for fifteen countries in a move that has surprised many.  The state is notoriously restrictive on visitors and the move has been seen as a sign that the country may at last be reaching out to the outside world. An executive order from Shavkat […]

Massive hike in Saudi Visa Fees Announced

Saudi Arabia have announced that they have raised their visa fees an astonishing seven-fold increase resulting in some suggesting that businesses will be put off travelling to the country. Saudi business leaders have dismissed claims that business will be deterred from travelling to the Kingdom saying that most business can afford the increases and will […]