Travelled to 9 countries / regions
Submitted on Dec 20, 2019
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Last year, when me and my family were traveling to china from the US, we’ve decided to use ECARD as the payment method after doing countless hours of browsing. I’ve heard that foreign travelers often had to bring cash with them to China and after some research I have found out that my Visa Mastercard are not accepted in China other than in the Airports, 5+ star hotels, and huge malls in the biggest cities (since most Chinese merchants prefer UnionPay), which seemed quite unsafe and inconvenient!
We were going to use Alipay and WeChat as they are widely used but later found out that we cannot apply for one unless we have Chinese Citizen ID. After, looking for options, our friend recommended ECARD UnionPay prepaid card that was able to resolve this problem. since it has a 100% acceptance rate in China with its UnionPay network we were able to withdraw cash from any ATMs when we needed them.
On top of that, we received various discounts at popular restaurants and on various souvenirs for friends back in the state which sounds almost too good to be true but indeed it is! we were able to have a smooth and unforgettable experience in China as foreigners and did not have to worry about losing cash or encounter troubles when paying. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who is a first-time visitor to china (www.ecardic.com). feel free to let me know if you want any more tips when you are traveling in China.
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