"Convenience Stores" Shopping Tip by machomikemd

Shopping, Beijing: 16 reviews and 25 photos

  wanna buy soemthing?
by machomikemd
  • wanna buy soemthing? - Beijing
      wanna buy soemthing?
    by machomikemd
  • have a chinese san miguel beer - Beijing
      have a chinese san miguel beer
    by machomikemd
  • or a suntory beer! - Beijing
      or a suntory beer!
    by machomikemd
  • - Beijing
  • - Beijing

Favorite thing: Convenience Stores are numerous in the Beijing area and are life savers since they are opend 24 hours. But off course the trade off is that prices or slightly more expensive here than supermarkets ok due to the higher operating costs. like what i've said in previous tips, a 500 ml bottle here costs 6 RMB, an Aluminum Can of Beer at 8 RMB and a pack of cigarettes at 15 RMB. most don't speak english so just get the items you want and pay at the cashier and remember ask for and pay 0.25 RMB extra for the plastic bag! they don't give free plastic bags in china so you must pay for each plastic bag!

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Written May 25, 2009
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse



“Travel, Eat and Experience New Cultures!”

Online Now


Top 5,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 2 3 4 8
Forum Rank:
0 1 0 5 5

Have you been to Beijing?

  Share Your Travels