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Macau Travel Guide

Macau — Visas and Vaccinations

The most up-to-date visa requirements can be found at the website for Macau Immigration Services of Public Security Policy (http://www.fsm.gov.mo). Travelers from North America and Australia do not need a visa for stays up to 30 days. Other nationals, such as those from Britain, Japan, Germany, Sweden, and Switzerland, are allowed visits up to 90 days without a visa. Hong Kong residents can enter using only their Identity Cards. All travelers must have a passport valid for at least one month after their travel. However, most countries in Asia require six months validity; therefore, it makes sense to have six months validity if traveling in the region.

Health and Safety

Generally, Macau is a safe place to visit. Petty crimes such as pick-pocketing are the main grievances noted by travelers. Use common sense, such as using ATMs inside buildings, not wearing flashy jewelry and keeping bags close by to avoid problems.

No vaccinations are necessary to enter Macau and there are no specific health concerns. The usual precautions against heat stroke and dehydration apply, as well using insect repellent to avoid mosquito bites.

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