What Foreigners Should Pay Attention to When Staying in a Hotel in China
When foreigners come to stay in China, only hotels with the qualification to receive foreign guests can stay, that is, star hotels or international youth hostels.
Foreign guests make reservations in foreign networks, such as booking, agoda, Airbnb, hostelworld and other websites.
Now the online travel platform is very convenient, you can also consult the shop owner in advance about other things you care about.
When checking in at the front desk, be sure to ask the front desk staff to put your credit card and bank card on the table, and do not let your credit card and bank card disappear from your view.
Because CCTV News once reported that some hotel receptionists will specially use pinhole cameras to take pictures of your card information and passwords, and then steal your money.
Not scaremongering, if you don’t believe the editor’s friends, you can check the CCTV news.
Be careful when you enter the room with your room card, especially when you check in alone, be sure to pay attention to whether there are suspicious people following you behind you.
If you do find someone suspicious, you can pretend to go to the wrong floor, then take the elevator, wait for a while, find that the person who followed you has left, and then go to the room.
But it’s best to report to your family, friends and front desk staff so that you can be on your guard.
After entering the room, be sure to take a good look at the escape map behind the door, and you can also go out to find out where those passageways and intersections are, and the stairs also need to be checked clearly, because there may be some deviation in the picture.
In the event of an emergency, if you are not familiar with the means of escape, the consequences may be unimaginable.
The best thing is to simulate the escape plan in an emergency.
When sleeping at night, be sure to fasten the door bolt of the room, especially the female friends who live alone, you can also strengthen it with things such as clothes hangers (there are tutorials on the Internet), and you can also set up a door alarm if you have conditions. that is, when an outsider is twisting the door handle, there will be a call to the police.
But remember, while fastening the door bolt, it should also be easy to open, otherwise you may lock yourself in the door.
Check to see if the hotel is equipped with an escape mask, and if so, check the instructions in advance and try to wear it.
Otherwise, when the situation happens, it will become in a hurry.
If there is a fire, remember not to open the window right away, because the circulation of air will speed up the spread of the fire.
As for the method of covering the mouth and nose with dry and wet towels in the event of a fire, it is available on the Internet, so the editor will not repeat it.
The above is about everyone’s property safety and personal safety, the following is about some hotel supplies, in order to make everyone more comfortable.
Hotel toiletries do not need to use as much as possible, the best thing is to bring some travel clothes, on the one hand, clean and hygienic, on the other hand, simple and convenient. For bedding, try not to touch the skin, especially the private parts, which means don’t sleep naked.
Don’t use an electric kettle. This kind of news is much more reported. Anything you can think of to cook clothes, socks, or even underwear can happen in an electric kettle in a hotel. “I have never been afraid to guess the Chinese with the worst malice.” I didn’t say this, but Mr. Lu Xun said it.
Hotel plastic slippers should not be worn as much as possible, because some hotels will not provide disposable slippers for customers in order to save costs. But you don’t know how many people wear those plastic slippers. Maybe the hotel cleaners didn’t disinfect the slippers, or maybe the last customer had beriberi.
According to common sense, you should know that hotel check-in is calculated from 12:00 noon to 12 noon the next day. So, you don’t have to wait until 12:00 in the evening to check in. Half a day is also a day.
When paying the fee in the hotel, don’t get me wrong, the hotel can charge a deposit. Generally speaking, according to the requirements of different hotels, there are different amounts. This is charged in case of damage to the facilities in the house, and the money will be refunded if you check out.
When entering the hotel, some valuable items of the guests can be placed at the front desk of the hotel. When placing this, be sure to take the receipts they give you and pick them up according to the slip.
When using things in the hotel, you should see clearly that many things are charged, so take a look at the outer packaging before use to see if there is a charge written on it, and if so, be prepared to spend money.
When checking in at the hotel, also ask them if they can make a long-distance call, an international call, or whether they can deliver food, and so on. Some of these hotels do not provide such services. If necessary, you have to buy them separately.
Hotel indoor facilities, it should be well protected, do not damage at will, if there is damage, it needs to be compensated according to a certain amount. We should also pay attention to this point.
Before checking in, the hotel is also stipulated that it is not allowed to live with some things, such as flammable and explosive items or pets, are not allowed to be brought into the hotel.