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Travel Between Hong Kong and Guangzhou by Train

The train from Guangzhou to Hong Kong is the easiest way to travel between the two cities. The KCR East Railway travels between Hong Kong (Hung Hom station in Kowloon) and Guangzhou East. The journey time is generally under 2 hours and the train has a food and drinks service .It is really convenient for you when you are going ... Read More »

Guangzhou Laundry

Few lower end hotels and hostels have coin-operated self-service laundry room. Self-service laundromats are not available on the streets, although dry clean and laundry stores are available to clean your clothes. Normally you can drop your clothes off and pick them up the next day. One laundry chain is TianTian Laundry (天天洗衣), which is conveniently located in all Guangzhou Metro ... Read More »

Best time visit Guangzhou

In terms of climate, the best time to visit Guangzhou is between October and February Alternatively (autumn and winter), April and May are also good months. Since summer season is the peak tourist season, travelers should avoid visiting Guangzhou during this time. If you choose to visit Guangzhou during summer, make sure that you have made your reservations well in ... Read More »

Tips for Eating and Drinking

You will be using chopsticks for most meals in Chinese restaurants here in Guangzhou, so practice before coming. You will find Western utensils available in most restaurants (fork, spoon and knife). Guangzhou has the best cuisine. There is no other province that can compare to Guangzhou. Guangdong Province has some of the best and fertile land in China. In Guangzhou, ... Read More »

Tips on buying Chinese Antiques

The following tips can be referred to when foreigners buy Chinese antiques in China. 1.Antiques dating before 1795 cannot be legally exported. 2. Choose the shops owned by the government. 3.Keep the purchase receipts and show it to the customs when leaving China. 4. Make sure that the antiques you bought carry a wax seal indicating that it is authentic ... Read More »

Guangzhou to Macau

The main hassle is to find which bus terminus in GZ is closest to where you are staying ,buses run from no fewer than half a dozen places in that humungous city. Tel: 020–8383 7763 (Guangzhou), 0756–8281 002, 8281 003 (Zhuhai) Price: 55 yuan Time: 2.5 hours Guangzhou –>Zhuhai (Macau) No.   Departure Time Runs /day 1 China Hotel 中国大酒店 (020)86666888 ... Read More »

Macau to Guangzhou

1. You can take the Kee Kwan bus in Zhuhai. But first you should go through the customs between Macao and Zhuhai. The Kee Kwan bus station in Zhuhai: on the -2/F of the Zhuhai Gongbei Customs plaza. 2. You can take the Kee Kwan bus directly in Macao, the bus station is located near the Macau Masters Hotel (hotel ... Read More »

visa for transiting passengers in Guangzhou Airport

Guangzhou Airport Customs, the Guangzhou Baiyun Entry-Exit Frontier Inspection Office, and the Guangzhou Entry-Exit Inspection & Quarantine Bureau signed the “Strategic Cooperation Agreement for the Promotion of the Construction of the Baiyun Airport”. More than 30 innovative services will be available at the Baiyun Airport, including 24-hour passenger clearance service, Credible Enterprises system, simplified customs procedures, and application of the ... Read More »

Europe Banks In Guangzhou

Banks in Guangzhou BMPS – Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena http://www.mps.it Unit 1708, Tower A, Center Plaza, 161 Linhexi Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, P.R.C. PC 510620 Tel: 38251001, 38251002 Fax: 38251003 E-mail: mpsgz@hotmail.com Banque Crédit-Agricole www.credit-agricole.fr Room 2501-2503, Guangzhou International Electrical Tower, 403 Huanshi Dong lu, Guangzhou, P.R.C. PC 510095 Tel: 87324608 Fax: 87324272/3 ABN AMRO www.abnamro.com Room 1804, ... Read More »

Tips for saving money traveling in China

When you are planning for an independent travel, you might need to work out a budget. The ideal vacation will give the most fun for the least spending. The following tips might help you save money in travels: 1. In general, the expenses on transportation command a big part of the budget. Travel by train if you have enough time. ... Read More »

Foreign Credit Card in China

Currently, business of the following foreign credit cards is available in China: 1. Master Card 2. Visa Card 3. American Express Card 4. JCB card 5. Diners Car Regulations for the Control of Foreign Exchange of “Foreign Visitors” Article 17 of the Regulations on the Foreign Exchange System of the People’s Republic of China: Foreign exchange sent or carried in ... Read More »

Cinemas in Guangzhou

Guangzhou is significant in Chinese history as one of the first cities opening to outside influences. Guangzhou is renowned for ushering in a new surge in the entertainment scenario. Travel weary spirits will find such entertainment spots in Guangzhou without any difficulty. Guangzhou offers a gamut of options to relax and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. You can indulge ... Read More »