Generally, China is relatively a safe country to travel around compared with some western countries. To ensure a pleasant China travel, Chinatour.com offers some safety and security tips for you, which would be of great help along your travel.
Get enough preparation for your tour. A pair of cozy shoes and shorts are essentially needed. Some emergency drugs for a common disease like the cold and diarrhea are quite necessary. Get enough information about the destination you are traveling. Make some copies of the essential documents related to your tour, such as your passport, traveler’s checks, credit cards, itinerary, airline tickets and the likes. Carrying one copy along with you and leaving one copy to your family members proves quite necessary. Print out the finally tour document and carry it along with you all the time, which would be of great help.
Never drink the taping water in the hotels, because drinkable taping water is scarcely available in China Never let the stranger come into your room. If someone is knocking at your door, never open the door until his identity is verified. If your passport is not needed, never carry it along with you all the time in case of its loss. Keeping it in the hotel you are lodging proves much safer and wiser. When hanging out in the particularly bustling places like market and buses and streets, take care of your belongings in case of theft, especially camera, purse, and so on. Avoid traveling alone since you are not familiar with the places Ask the policemen or seniors for help in case you are lost and they would be of great help to help you. Never get back to the hotel too late when you are wandering alone. Always exchange money at the Bank of China or in the hotel counters. Never exchange money in the black market in case of being swindled. Get small changes prepared before getting out, which may be needed when buying something from the street vendors.