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"More important tips for subway travellers" Subway Tip by ntm2322

Subway, Beijing: 80 reviews and 86 photos

Important information!

When you take the subway you must of course buy your ticket. If you have a child with you he/she won’t need to buy one if your child heighs less than 1.1 meters (3.6 feet).

Yes, you are absolutely right, in Europe is by age, not by eight (remember, this is a different world, a different culture, you shouldn’t judge if it is better or worse than the world you are used to live in, it is simply different).

If you carry packages or luggages into the subway they shouldn’t be larger than 0.12 square meters (1.29 square feet), otherwise you will need to pay an additional ticket for them.

Although bikes are very popular and you see them everywhere, don’t think you can take them into the subway.

Besides, articles more than 1.8 meters (5.9 feet) long, large appliances like bicycles, washers, televisions, computer monitors, refrigerators, etc.), animals, grenades, atomic bombs and other strange stuff considered a danger to public health are simply prohibited (my advice is: abide by the rules, don’t try to be smart like you are in your country where you can easily fool the authorities, here is different).

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  • Updated Nov 7, 2007
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