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Questions related to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) in mainland China.

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How to get temporary pass at Shanghai PVG airport for 9-hour layover?

I am going from India to the USA for tourism purpose. I am an Indian citizen. I will have a 9-hour layover at Shanghai Airport PVG. Upon landing at PVG, I wanted to exit the airport for 2-3 hours of ...
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Checked baggage tag-through service via several airlines (ORD, PVG, BKK)

I am flying to Bangkok from USA via stop over in ORD and PVG. In total I have three separate tickets: American Airlines: ATL to ORD China Eastern: ORD to PVG Air China: PVG to BKK Each time, I have 5 ...
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How to get 24h Visa free transit permit at Shanghai Pudong international airport

I am an Indian citizen and I have a layover of 21 h at PVG before heading towards Montreal ,Canada on the next day. I have hotel booking at PVG airport for my layover period. I want to know step by ...
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Transiting via Shanghai Pudong International Airport [duplicate]

i intend to travel to Osaka, Japan via Shanghai Pudong International Airport on China Eastern Airlines. Since i only have a 4.5 hours transit at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport, do i need a ...
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How long does it take to check in at Pudong Airport, Shanghai?

I need to fly from Pudong Airport (Shanghai) to the USA. I have 1 checked bag. How long do I need to allow for check-in, baggage drop-off, security, and customs exit? Hainan Airline, if it matters.
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Do I need to re-check my bags on a flight that connects through China?

My girlfriend and I just booked airline tickets for an upcoming trip (from the United States) to Thailand. The flight is with China Eastern airlines and has 1 stop in Shanghai. We are going to want to ...
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Shanghai visa-free transit operations time

Next month I have a long layover, two days, in Pudong, Shanghai. Our flight arrives around 11.20 pm, meaning that most of the airport will be closed. I am planning to apply for transit without a visa....
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Shanghai Airport (PVG) ATMs or cash exchange in terminal 2

I have a transit through PVG airport in China and will be in terminal 2 for a few hours. I have a Chinese bank account and a UnionPay card with quite a bit of cash left in it that I want to withdraw. ...
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Staying overnight in Shanghai airport (PVG)

I arrive late at Shanghai Pudong airport from a domestic flight then have a very early flight the next morning to Taiwan. I have spent long layovers in the airside section of PVG airport, but this ...
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Transferring international to international at Shanghai Pudong

I'll be travelling on China Eastern airlines from South Korea (ICN) to New York (JFK) next week, with a 1-hour 45-minute layover in Shanghai Pudong (PVG). From looking around on the internet a bit, I'...
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Travelling to China, wondering what diseases/infections they are screening for?

Last time I travelled to China (Shanghai, airport: PVG) there was some kind of imaging system that allegedly screened people entering for some list of diseases. I have a cold or flu or some kind of ...
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Checked luggage from Chicago to Bangkok via Shanghai

Will I have to retrieve my checked luggage in Shanghai Pudong airport when traveling from Chicago to Bangkok on Star Alliance airlines with connecting flights?
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International transfers at Shanghai PVG airport

I booked a trip from New York to Busan flying on China Eastern the entire way with a 2 hour layover in Shanghai PVG airport. As this is my first time having a international transfer, I didn't know ...
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What is the best way to go to Pudong Airport from downtown Shanghai at night?

I am staying in downtown Shanghai and have a flight from Shanghai to Paris at 12:30am (half an hour after midnight). According to WikiVoyage, the subway line 2 and Maglev train stop running after 9pm ...
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What is the rationale of SMS verification in free wifi hotspots in airports?

I recently visited a few airports, although most of them had standard wifi which allowed access after a landing page, I have noticed that some free wifi providers (Shanghai Pudong, Singapore Changi) ...
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How secure is the Shanghai Airport left luggage facility?

I would like to leave a large suitcase at Shanghai's Pudong airport for about a week. Official Luggage Service Website of Pudong airport Can anyone comment on the service as to whether it was ...
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Which Shanghai airport is closest to the Langham Xintiandi Hotel?

Which Shanghai airport is closest to the Langham Xintiandi Hotel? Hongqiao or Pudong airports?
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Which Shanghai airport is convenient for city center? Hongqiao or Pudong?

I am proposed two flights with similar times and price, one to Hongqiao and the other to Pudong. Which one will allow me to reach the city center (say People's Square) the earliest, while not being ...