China is part of Asia with main city at
Beijing. It's usually 🌤️ -5.76 °C in China with a rainfall of 🌧 14.99 mm. Almost no one in China asks for tips. Internet speed in China is on average 4.1 Mbps. In China you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a
population of 1B people. The main currency is Yuan Renminbi. The languages
spoken are Chinese. Automatic teller machines are common in China. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~-5.76 °C 🌧 ~14.99 mm 👨👩👦👦 1B people
🛡️ Travel safety
Do not travel
We’ve included further information in our travel advice on leaving China. We continue to advise Australians to not travel to China due to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak. If you are currently in China, leave as soon as possible by commercial means. Expect further restrictions and travel disruptions as other countries seek to control the spread of the outbreak. Monitor your health closely and follow the advice of local authorities. Contact your airline, tour operator or travel insurance provider for departure options. We now advise you Do not travel to China.
issued date: February 11, 2020
China uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type C and Type I.
The languages that are typically spoken are Chinese
💱 Currencies Used
China uses the Chinese yuan (symbol: ¥), code CNY.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 yuan and 50, 20 and 10 fens. Yuan is subdivided into 100 fens. Coins come in denominations of 1 yuan and 50, 10, 5, 2 and 1 fens.
Accepted only within large businesses Credit cards are only accepted within China from large businesses & hotels. Visa, MasterCard, Maestro and UnionPay are the most widely accepted. Discover and American Express are less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. JCB and RuPay are unknown.Note that even if you have appropriate card type, international credit cards (issued outside China) have low acceptance within merchants.
Automatic teller machines are common in China. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Do not tip Almost no one in China asks for tips. It is not expected nor obligatory to give a tip. Receipts might sometimes include a service charge.