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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.

Jakarta, Indonesia
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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

San Francisco
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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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3. Re: Safe to travel to shenzhen?

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.

San Francisco
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4. Re: Safe to travel to shenzhen?

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.

Hong Kong, China
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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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6. Re: Safe to travel to shenzhen?

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

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