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Bringing your phone to China

It's easy to take your phone to China.


Most mobile phones can roam, or better still. Get yourself a Chinese SIM card.

Cards cost as little as 50 yuan - around US7 - but check to see what rate is charged, if it can be used nationwide, etc, as some cards charge a high flat rate for any call whether to your nearest hotel or a tour operator in the wild west.

Remember too, that you pay to receive calls - the same for others receiving your call.

So if you use Skype to call, it will cost them almost the equivalent of an international call.