Both American and Chinese cut back on travel

Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s travel time. Thanksgiving is traditionally the busiest travel seaon in the US. But due to weak economy, the holiday travel will slow down a bit (compared to same period last year). AAA Chicago estimated the trend in this thanksgiving. (source: marketWatch) China Slowdown in China: Ctrip (Nasdaq: CTRIP), the leading online travel consolidator in… Continue reading Both American and Chinese cut back on travel

More Shanghai travel tips

Reading Time: 2 minutes 1) If you decide to stay at home inn (Rujia), book early (2 to 3 weeks in advance), here is the web site and their phone No. 800-820-3333. I booked through their web site. Note their web site is designed slightly different from some of the US travel web sites. Couple times I thought I already booked… Continue reading More Shanghai travel tips

Travel tips for Shanghai

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thought it might be helpful for people new to Shanghai or have been away for a while. Get the money: exchange your USD for RMB at Pudong Development Bank in PVG airport. There is no transaction fee if you exchange more than $500. You can use the US debit card to withdraw cash (RMB only)… Continue reading Travel tips for Shanghai