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Asia > China > Useful Info
Submitted on Apr 14, 2018 Useful Info

Pay attention to these when travelling in China during Chinese New Year period

  • Chinese new year (CNY) is like Christmas in the west in terms of holiday importance
  • CNY dates change every year as it goes by the lunar calendar
  • **Buy your tickets in advance, Chinese people start heading home 2 weeks or even 3 weeks before the holiday period starts
  • You will find heaps of crowds especially at train station/airports so reserve more time before departure
  • You will find many business closed during CNY period, especially on the CNY eve and 3 days after. Call up in advance if you want to visit a specific location to make sure they are open