Shenzhen is a large city in Southeast China near Hong Kong. The city is famous for its numerous skyscrapers, as well as the first Chinese special economics zones (areas, in which the alien investment is permitted and encouraged). The city is mostly popular among Chinese tourists, who come there mainly due to the many themed amusement parks. The city is also considered to be one of China's greenest. Shenzhen's area is dedicated to hundreds of acres of parks. Recently, the city build up numerous spa-hotel complexes.
Monthly Weather Conditions
More information: Shenzhen forecast and weather conditions monthly
Compared to prices worldwide, Shenzhen is a cheap destination.
On a tight budget, the daily budget is approximately $32.80, which includes hostel accommodation, budget meals and public transportation.
On a moderate budget, the daily budget is approximately $99.94, which includes a moderately priced hotel, meals at moderate priced restaurants and transportation costs.
- Hotel (2 stars): $46.83
- Hotel (3 stars): $35.71
- Hotel (4 stars): $69.56
- Hotel (5 stars): $141.30
- Taxi ride (3 miles): $3.57
- Taxi ride (6 miles): $5.23
- Beer in a restaurant (16 ounces): $1.02
- Meal, McDonalds: $5.03
- Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: $3.65
Shenzhen has been classified as fairly safe with security classification 3/5.
Safety index values (higher is better):
- General: 67.0 (better than United states average 49.0)
- Walking alone during daytime hours: 69.8 (a little better than United states average 69.0)
- Walking alone at night: 58.1 (better than United states average 41.3)
More information: Shenzhen safety
Things which affect the renting of the car:
- Direction of traffic: In many countries in Asia the traffic is left-handed. In countries like China, Vietnam, the Philippines and Laos the traffic is right-handed.
- Age restrictions: The minimum age for renting a car is usually 18 - 25 years. Drivers under 25 years of age and over 65 years of age are charged an extra fee or get rental terms and conditions, which include to take an additional insurance for damage / collision.
- Driving abroad: Without special contracts a rental car can almost invariably only be driven inside of the country in which it is rented.
- Driver’s license and documents: An international driving license, passport and credit card are mostly required to rent are car. The exception is China, where only a Chinese driving license is valid, so for driving in China it is either a Belgium or a Hong Kong driving license required, which can be translated to Chinese.