If you are looking for a holiday destination but without being so crowded by the masses of tourists, it is time to place Sri Lanka on your list.
This country is a small island, incredibly rich in its natural landscapes, paradisiacal beaches with few inhabitants, places belonging to the world heritage, and the best feature are being able to enjoy the most delicious tea internationally.
However, before you set off on your trip, Macau SAR citizens have the great advantage of being able to apply for an electronic travel authorization that guarantees their stay in the country for a 30-day vacation.
Although this is not all, unlike the regular visa, making the arrangements to obtain the travel authorization is easy to do and does not depend on a lot of legal documentation or long and tedious visits to the respective embassies.
So if you want to learn everything in detail, please keep reading below.
Proceed for Macau SAR citizen to qualify for an eTA to Sri Lanka
Due to an agreement between the two countries, the Macau SARs have the opportunity to conduct the processing for an eTA to Sri Lanka, easily through the internet. The steps that each Macau SAR traveler must pursue are as follows:
- Complete a form called an application, where you must place both your details and the number of the passport you will be traveling with. It is important to note in this regard the passport must be valid for at least six months and have been issued in Macao. On the same form, you must add the reason why you will be visiting Sri Lanka, as well as your telephone number and e-mail address.
- On the same website where you fill out the application, you must proceed to cancel the service charges with your debit or credit card. It is very important to make sure the card is previously enabled for online payments to avoid delays in the operation. The Macau SAR traveler will be emailed the payment receipt.
- Within 72 hours Macau SAR citizen will receive the eTA to Sri Lanka. This procedure must be repeated for each family member traveling with you, as the electronic travel authorization is personal, therefore each person must complete the form.
Types of eTA to Sri Lanka eligible for Macau SAR citizens
Depending on the reason for the travel of the Macau SAR citizen there are three types of electronic travel authorization to Sri Lanka that can be applied for.
The first is for transit, this means that your flight stops in Sri Lanka, where the e-Visa will allow the Macau SAR citizen to stay in the country for 24 hours.
The second is for business, where the visa allows you to remain in the country for 30 days and make conferences or attend business events.
Finally, the eTA to Sri Lanka for tourism, as well as the e-Visa for business, allows you to be lodged for 30 days and visit all the amazing places offered by this wonderful country to the citizens of Macau SAR.
Impressive Sri Lankan Shopping Centres all Macau SAR citizens must visit
In addition to its incredible beaches, Sri Lanka also has wonderful shopping malls where you will find fashionable shops, delicious restaurants, and original entertainment venues.
First of all, there is the Colombo City Centre, with 5 floors full of shops, plus a fantastic hotel with more than 164 rooms, it is the ideal environment to go shopping and spend a fun time among friends.
Secondly, there is the Kandy City Center located in Kandy, very close to the Temple of the Tooth of Buddha Relic. It has incredible playgrounds for children, ice cream parlors, restaurants with traditional Sri Lankan food as well as Italian, Chinese and Thai food.
Finally, the famous Dutch Hospital, located in Colombo, is a shopping center whose shops and restaurants are located around the 17th-century Dutch colonial hospital.
As you can see, this is just the beginning of the number of entertainment alternatives all Macau SAR can find in Sri Lanka, which should certainly motivate you to apply for an eTA to Sri Lanka as soon as possible and thus have the possibility to enjoy a fun vacation with your family in this wonderful country.