Chinese public holidays2011-06-22

China has 7 legal holidays in a year, including New Year's Day, Spring Festival, Qingming Festival, May Day, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day.

Climate in China2011-06-22

The differences in Chinese climates are vast, depending on the location of the provinces.


In China, tipping is now accepted by tourist guides and bus drivers.


Taking photographs or videos of military installations is prohibited. Most museums, palaces, or temples will not allow photograph to be taken.

Medical Service2011-06-22

If traveling in the countryside, there may be no appropriate medical services beyond primary health care.


China Daily, an English-language newspaper, is published in China daily.


Domestic mail delivery is exceedingly fast and cheap.


There are no special requirements of short-term travelers with the exception of those coming from or via an infected area.

Foreign Currency Conversion2011-06-22

Conversion services are available in China for most foreign currencies. The Chinese bank handles conversion of the above-mentioned foreign currencies into RMB or vice versa.

Temporary Entry2011-06-22

Goods imported in China for display or demonstration at trade shows and exhibitions are exempt from Customs duty, provided they are re-exported within three months.

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