November 6th-8th 2024
Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center (Baoan)

Travel Tips

China warmly welcomes exhibitors and visitors from the globe with the latest entry policy designed to make your exhibit and visit experience as smooth as possible. As of the latest update, visitors from Switzerland, Ireland, Hungary, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Australia, Malaysia and Thailand are now visa-exempt for entry into China. You can check the latest entry requirements via China Travel Tips for Foreigners Presented by RXGC before you arrange your trip to China.

Navigating Shenzhen, China: Travel Tips for Foreigners

Mobile Payments

China is a pioneer in mobile payment technology. Platforms like Alipay and WeChat Pay are widely used across the country, from bustling metropolises to serene countryside. Setting up a mobile payment option can make your transactions seamless, whether you're buying a souvenir or savouring street food.


Purchasing a local SIM card or a portable Wi-Fi device can keep you connected. Ensure your phone is unlocked before your trip to use local SIM cards.


You are recommended to book your hotel room before visiting China. Shenzhen offers a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets, from luxury hotels to cozy hostels. Platforms such as Ctrip (,, and Airbnb are popular and trustworthy for finding the perfect stay. Alternatively, you may visit the official website of your preferred hotel brand to book your stay.

Opening a bank account

China domestic major banks such as Bank of China, ICBC, and China Construction Bank offer services to foreigners. You'll typically need your passport, a valid visa or a foreigner's permanent residence ID card, and a phone number to set up an account. In China, you can use your bank card to make payments at any merchant that has a POS machine. Additionally, linking your domestic bank card to mobile payment apps such as UnionPay, WeChat Pay, or Alipay offers the convenience of mobile transactions.

Getting Around

China's extensive high-speed train network connects Shenzhen with major cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong, as well as tourist attractions efficiently. For local commutes, DiDi (the Chinese equivalent of Uber) is a convenient option. Always have your destination written in Chinese or saved on your phone to show your driver.

Hotel Booking

Recommended Hotels

Crowne Plaza Shenzhen International Convention and Exhibition Center

Shenzhen International Convention and Exhibition Center Hilton Hotel

Courtyard Shenzhen Tongtai Hotel

Shenzhen Baolilai International Hotel

Grand Hyatt Shenzhen International Hotel

Hyatt Regency Shenzhen Airport

Shenzhen Kaijia Hotel

Shenzhen Dejin Exhibition International Hotel

Shenzhen Junyi Kaidi Hotel

Shenzhen Baoan Huasheng Hilton Garden Hotel

Shenzhen Jinsen Hotel

Oriental Landscape Hotel (Shenzhen International Convention and Exhibition Center)

Vienna International Hotel (Shenzhen Fuyong Convention and Exhibition Center)

Vienna Hotel (Shenzhen International Convention and Exhibition Center Fuyong Xintian)

Shenzhen Meisheng Mansion

Wealth Hotel (Shenzhen Baoan International Convention and Exhibition Center)

Taixin Business Hotel (Shenzhen International Convention and Exhibition Center)

Travel To Venue

How to get to the exhibition hall

MMain Entrance: Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center South Entrance, No.1 Zhancheng Road, Fuhai Street, Bao'an District, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province

Secondary Entrance: Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center North Entrance

Public transport and metro: Line 20 Guozhan metro station (Exit C) to Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center (direct access)

Service hours: 07:30-22:00, stops: Guozhan South Metro Station, Guozhan Metro Station, Guozhan North Metro Station.

By Air: 7 km from Shenzhen Airport T3, 3 km from Shenzhen Airport T4 hub

Airport Feeder Line - from Baoan Airport to Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center (direct)

Service hours: 08:00-17:00, stops: Baoan Airport Station, New Airport Terminal, Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center ①, International Convention and Exhibition Centre Station

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