Things should know before visiting Guangzhou
If you are visiting Guangzhou for business or tour, then there is something important you should know to avoid any awkwardness. Like Internet in China can not visit Google Facebook, How to take Taxi, Where to get cash, Where to do personal shopping, how to say Hello etc. Let’s show you more details today.
Internet in China
Internet in Hotel
China is not an English speaking country. So less people can speak English. Especially most aged people as they did not have the chance to have good education before, so most them can hard understand a single word. Some young people can communicate something simple as now every school has English lesson. While English lesson in China used to focus on reading & writing, so the speaking is quite weak.
Greeting / Hello / Thankyou
How to get cash
Traveling in China, you will always need to change USD into RMB cash. For paying the food, taxi and shopping etc. There are ways of change USD in bank, via ATM, in Money shop etc.
Not all the bank here accept changing money. Most small banks here they do not provide such service. Only the big bank here they are responsible for changing money. Bank like Bank of China, Agriculture bank of China, China construction bank and ICBC. But there is a headache that those big banks are always BUSY. It could be a time costly to change money in such big bank. You might think to spend just few minutes for changing US$100, but it will always need to wait for 1~2 hours. Sounds crazy.
We wrote a detailed article about how to change USD in China, if you want to learn more, kindly click here for “How to change USD in China“.
AliPay / WeChat Pay
Restaurant / Food
Here in China we do not have the habit for tips. Especially in restaurant. After finishing the meal, if you want to give some tips to the waiter then he might always give it back to you. Even he know this is tips for him, he still give back to you as here people will feel strange if they get tips. So NO NEED to give tips.
Walking Street / Shopping Mall
Toy / Gift Market / Personal Shopping
City Tour / Zoo / Mountain
High Speed Train
Policeman / Hospital / Fireman
All in All, we wish a very successful trip to Guangzhou. If you have any question then you can talk to us in advance, we are willing to assist.
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