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Money Matters

Favorite thing: Shenzhen currency is Renminbi (RMB). It is also referred to as YUAN.

Prevailing exchange rate is:
1 US Dollar = 8.29 Chinese Yuan Renminbi

Around Shenzhen Hongkong Dollars (HK$) is widely accepted. Most shop keepers like in Lo Wu preferred HK$ on payments.

There are a lot of counterfeit yuan, thus its highly recommended to change money on banks, good exchange rate too, there are a lot of banks in Shenzhen its open even on Saturday.
Just show your passport if changing money at the bank. They only copy the passport #. So if you memorize your passport #, no need to show actual passport. It works for us:-)

Credit cards are accepted in major hotels and establishments. Though on taxis and entrance fees at theme parks, credit card is not accepted.

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  • Updated Aug 10, 2004
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