Old May 2, 19, 10:24 am
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Originally Posted by IAN-UK View Post
I had no idea that Turkish visa pose, or had posed, any form of impediment to entry into China. The agent handling my entry thumbed through my (very full and about to be renewed) passport a number of times, inspecting every page.

I have no idea what he was looking for, but I took his comments on the number of Turkish stamps simply as affirming that he had been diligent in his inspection.
My passport is full of Turkish border stamps and I had no issue to get a 144 hour visa free entry.

My co-worker told them he is a chain smoker (he indeed is) and needs to leave the airport to smoke. They stamped him in. And yes - PEK airport is smoke free.
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