12 Tips for Woman Travelers to China

Written by Ruru Zhou Updated Jun. 25, 2021

Nowadays, an increasing number of women would like to travel alone or in a group, get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, enjoying the beauty of the nature and organizing their messy thoughts. However, for woman travelers, safety issues are of much importance. If woman travelers treat the safety issues lightly, suffer from harm or injury to some extent.

1.Women traveling alone should avoid being gorgeously dressed. Wearing too much jewelry is prone to leaving others a bad impression and Cause unnecessary trouble.

2.Be sure to tell your family members your itinerary, hotel name, contact phone number, check-in time and check-out time.

3.If a stranger offers to help you, even if it’s a woman, you should never lower your guard. Don’t disclose your personal information to any stranger. Especially, you should be on the alert to those crowded places, such as train stations and coach stations, where badmen usually wander and criminal incidents occurr frequently.

4.While taking a long-distance bus, women traveling alone had better get on the bus early and choose the seat beside the driver.

5.Woman travelers had better bring portable flashlights with them especially in those backward and remote areas. Besides, for safety’s sake, while taking subway at night, you’d better avoid staying at the last subway car. You’d better avoid taking a train at night because train stations are not so safe at night in some areas of China.

6.You should be on the alert at night because the public security at night in some areas differs from that of the day time.

7.For getting accommodation, you’d better choose these regular hotels.

8.You’d better eat more fruits instead of drinking too much water because it’s not convenient for you to go to toilet during a journey.

9.Be sure not to explore dangerous places with high mountains, dense forests or rapid flow alone.

10.Bear in mind that when in Rome, do as the Romans do. In China, some mosques or temples refuse female visitors. Thus, without permission, don’t darken the door.

11.Don’t bring precious belongings or baggage. Be extra careful with your valuables, such as your identification card, credit card, valuable jewelry, camera and video camera. According to scheduling, you need to bring necessary daily necessities (facial tissue, coats, folding umbrella), standby medications (carsickness, essential balm), sun glasses and telescope.

12.Remember to respect local customs and make a point of civilization and manners while talking to local people.

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