5 Important Fee Changes that Will Save You Money

on 11/20/2017 - 04:04 pm

The Chinese Government last month announced new preferential policies that have abolished certain fees that we've been paying. Depending how much you use services in China, these many bring substantial savings.

1. When buying train tickets for trains not departing from the local train station, there was a 5 rmb fee for each ticket, but since October 1st, this fee has been cancelled. Additionally, the tiered ticket refund policy has been adjusted so that if you need to refund a ticket up to 15 days before departure, you can get a full refund.


2. The State Council Executive Meeting on Oct 30 decided to abolish the business tax, which has been in force for over 60 years. Business tax is ...

WINNERS: Over 3,000 RMB in prizes in our 3rd monthly lucky draw for Shekou Angels

on 11/19/2017 - 04:32 pm

On Sunday November 19th, 2017, ShekouDaily held its third monthly lucky draw with prizes worth over 3,000 RMB provided by some of the best bars and restaurants in Shekou! (prize details listed below).

We'd like to thank the Shekou Angels that have signed up so far for this exclusive and privileged membership program that started on August 8th of this year for their support of ShekouDaily. Click here if you'd like to learn more about the Shekou Angel program or to join the next monthly lucky draw, get free admission into events and get other great perks. From now until the end of the year, we're also giving a portion of the membership fees to charity. Click he ...

Enjoy this New 5-day Cruise for 1,999 RMB Until January

on 11/19/2017 - 01:46 pm

SkySea Golden Era, of SkySea Holding International Ltd., China's first domestic cruise company, embarked on its first voyage from Shenzhen on November 15th, 2017. Until January 2nd, 2018, passengers can now set sail on cruises from Shenzhen to Japan and Vietnam.
 
According to SkySea, this is the first time the cruise ship has come to Shenzhen and it is also the second time the company has chosen a southern China city as a seasonal home port.
 
The medium-sized SkySea Golden Era cruise ship, weighing 72,458 tons, has 15 decks and a capacity of 1,814 passengers. It has 14 restaurants and bars, 7 places of entertainment, including a theater, a cards room, and a basketball co ...

Metro Ticket Vending Machines Offline at 12 Shenzhen Stations

on 11/19/2017 - 12:20 pm

From 1:00pm today passengers will not be able to buy tickets using the Online Ticket Vending Machines (known as ITVM) at 12 Shenzhen Metro Stations. The ITVMs will be taken offline while they are being updated.

The affected stations, all on Line 1, include:
Guomao, Grand Theater, Gangxia, Shopping Park, Zhuzilin, Qiaocheng East, OCT, Baishizhou, Shenzhen University, Daxin, Window of the World, Convention & Exhibition Center.



These machines were put in place last year to allow passengers to buy tickets using WeChat, QQ Wallet and Alipay. These can be very convenient when you need to buy a ticket and don't have coins or 5 RMB notes. If you'd like to learn how to buy tickets usin ...