Member since 05 May 2018
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Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 02 Apr 2017
Total posts 167
If you don’t have a full Chinese visa, it’s probably not worth trying. I used to live in Dongguan and public transport was always checked by officials when entering/leaving Shenzhen. Private transport was never checked to my recollection, but doesn't mean it never is. Every possibility that this has changed in the last couple of years.
Member since 01 Apr 2018
Total posts 50
Currently in China and I can tell you that public transport infrastructure is so heavily policed I would not chance it.
.... and to book train tickets on high speed rail you need to show your passport
Thanks guys, my suspicions were correct. Guess i'm staying in Shenzhen for now!
Member since 02 Jul 2011
Total posts 835
You'll need to use your passport to book HSR or even intercity bus, so I wouldn't risk it as i suspect it all goes to a central database somewhere.
Member since 25 Mar 2014
Total posts 199
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