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experiences flying into China on a one-way ticket

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1. Posted by sandy456 (Full Member 213 posts) 10y

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experiences flying into China on a one-way ticket

What have been your experiences flying into China on a one-way ticket.

I get repeated warnings of needing a return ticket or proof of onward travel from the airlines.

The truth is, I just want to go to China one-way and travel around (get visa extentions for a couple months or so) and then leave the country to "wherever" at a later date.

I don't want to buy a return ticket, knowing I won't ever come back.

I also don't see the need in wasting money on onward travel that I don't intend to actually do.

What happened to you when you flew to China one-way? Did you ignore these ridicilious warnings? Did they try to stop you on a one-way? How did you get out of it stress-free?

2. Posted by aaabbb (Budding Member 30 posts) 10y

HongKong is your start. check about the flights to HK.

good luck

3. Posted by ellyse (Full Member 195 posts) 10y

The airlines are the ones concerned as they'll have to bear the cost of flying you back to your point of origin if you're refused entry by the Chinese immigration (which I've never heard of happening). Just tell them you'll be exiting overland.
BTW, it seems that you can only get a maximum of 2 visa extensions in China; and you can't get any in the Tibet Autonomous Region.