Tianjin Useful Contact Information
As a municipality, Tianjin has provincial-level status and comes directly under the central government. After Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou, Tianjin is China's fourth largest city and offers a vibrant mix of ancient history, contemporary culture and unbridled industry. As such, Tianjin offers easy communication access with the rest of the world. Following are some useful contact information and telephone numbers in Tianjin.
AEA Tianjin International Clinic
International SOS Center
Tianjin Yikeng University Hospital
Tianjin Gangkou Hospital
Banks and ATMs are located everywhere in Tianjin. Some banks are even allowing customers to withdraw currency without being charged a transaction fee. Call to find out if your bank offers this service with any of the banks in China.
Bank of China
Agricultural Bank of China
Industrial & Commercial Bank of China
People's Construction Bank of China
Standard Chartered Bank
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd. (HSBC)
JP Morgan Chase Bank
ABN AMRO Bank NV
Tianjin City Commercial Bank
There are public phone booths available around Tianjin require either coins, or sometimes calling cards. Calling cards are available from the post office, hotels, newsstands and convenience stores. The phones take all coins and the phone cards (IC cards) come in RMB 30, RMB 50 and RMB 100 denominations.
There are several options with using mobile phones
China Mobile SIM Cards
This works throughout China and the SIM card is available at many outlets throughout China, including the airport. The price to make a local call on this network is about RMB 0.60 per minute. However the downside to China Mobile is that they also charge a small fee for receiving phone calls. International calls vary dependant on the country you are calling.
Other SIM Cards
The other option is to get a local SIM card that works only in the city you are in. Choosing this option allows you to receive calls without being charged. If you are bringing a mobile phone with you, make sure that it is capable of accepting SIM cards for other networks, and it is not locked to your home local network.
Long Distance Calling Cards
Calling cards are one of the cheapest ways to make international calls. The cards are used with landlines or mobiles and are easy to use; they usually have English instructions on the back of the card. The cards can be obtained from mobile phone shops, some convenience stores and newsstands. There are also a variety of different companies offering cards and the charges vary dependant of time of call and the country you are calling. Another inexpensive option is to make international calls over the Internet, using programs such as Skype, and internet cafes with high-speed internet access are abundant in Tianjin.
There are many top international courier providers in Tianjin if one needs to send packages overseas.
Tianjin Freight Express
TNT International Transport
OCS (Overseas Courier Service) - SINOTRANS
China Air Express
China Air Express (Passenger & Cargo Services Center)
NOTE: Although this information is correct at the time of our web publication, it is still advised that you call the phone number and confirm the address before going to the venue because some venues may have changed their telephone numbers or address locations.