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Safe to travel to shenzhen?

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Safe to travel to shenzhen?

Hi all, i intend to plan for a family (with my 2.5 year old active boy) trip to shenzhen> zhuhai> hkg in early Jan18. I heard a lot of things on these places esp. kid kidnapping.

I want to give a benefit of doubt on this. Can someone advise if true and precaution measure to take? What will be the weather over there as well?

P/s: my aunt stayed in shenzhen but I just want to be safe on this.

Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: Safe to travel to shenzhen?

For me China is one of the safest place on Earth. We walk at night even my wife is walking alone.

But I don't have kid yet

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2. Re: Safe to travel to shenzhen?

Just rumors, I never heard of any kidnapping, who told you that? China is the safest place. If you really worry about it so much, don’t go to China.

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Thanks for the advise.

Heard from my colleague who is staying in hongkong near the borders but I intend to go visiting that’s why want to be sure. That’s why like I say I give benefit of doubt.

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I can understand that.

On our first Shenzhen visit 20 years ago, our HK friends told us the same scary stories. He sent 2 of his personal bodyguards and chauffeur with us on our first Shenzhen shopping visit with his wife, they were always just steps from us. But within 10 minutes, I realized there was absolutely no need for bodyguards, even 20 years ago, Shenzhen was perfectly safe.

We have since visited China 30 times on business, it is always safe.

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5. Re: Safe to travel to shenzhen?

It is really ironic that so many HK people (specially those in northern New Territories) bad-mouth Shenzhen people - and then they spend so much of their time off in the northern city!

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Shenzhen is safe, i live near shenzhen, a single girl, even can go out on the 11:00pm, hahhha

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