By Nahrain John @karryontravel19 Jul 2018Aussies will have an easier (and slightly cheaper) time when booking holidays to this country in Central Asia after leaders introduced e-visas AND select visa-free stays for Australian passport holders.That country is… Uzbekistan!Don’t shrug this off as click bait because as a Travel Agent you never know when a client will walk through the door asking to visit obscure destinations such as Central Asia’s Uzbekistan.The e-visas went live on 15 July for citizens from 101 countries including Australia.Aussies who apply online via the Uzbek Ministry of Foreign Affair’s new website – e-visa.gov.uz – will receive a single-entry 30-day visa. That’s a month of seeing early 1400s mausoleums, architecturally incredible buildings and ancient ruins.According to The Visa Machine, e-visas are cheaper at only US$20 and simpler as previously Aussies were required to post their applications abroad.Australians simply need to log onto the website above, click ‘apply for e-visa’, fill out the application and wait for approval. Authorities have advised travellers to allow a minimum of two working days for “consideration of applications”.“This scheme will ease the hassle of getting into Uzbekistan for travellers of all nationalities.”The Visa Machine Additionally, Uzbekistan is adding a five-day visa-free transit scheme for Australians who will be transiting via air through any of the country’s international airports. This allows Aussies to have a stopover in Uzbekistan for five days before using their ticket to continue travelling to a third country.Click here to apply for an e-visa. READ: Egypt launches e-visas for Aussie visitorsREAD: Aussies score visa-free entry to 3 new citiesREAD: Aussies can now apply for Vietnam visas online!Is Central Asia’s Uzbekistan on your bucket list? Other stories you may likeBOOK THE FLIGHTS! A wild Ibiza-style summer party is coming to BaliCelebrity’s new all-suite Galapagos ship is sustainable & has glampingDID YOU KNOW… Switzerland has 65,000km of hiking trails?