Hey, I have been reading forums on whether or not you need a visa or permit to leave Beijing airport for a few hours and there seems to be alot of conflicting advice.
Basically, I fly from London to Beijing and have a seven-hour layover before heading on to Bangkok. I was hoping to have a look at the city for a couple of hours if I don't need a visa.
I've read posts which say the stamp the Chinese authorities put on your passport is sufficient if you are only in China for less than 24 hours, and others where you cannot leave the airport without a transit visa.
Anyone able to help??!