The legal and official currency of China is the Chinese Yuan. It is also called ‘Renminbi’ and is abbreviated as “RMB”. The RMB bills are available in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 Yuan. Coins are available in denominations of 5 Fen, 1 Jiao, 5 Jiao and 1 Yuan. Tourists must be aware of counterfeit notes in China.
In Zhuhai, Renminbi (RMB), the single currency of China is used. The exchange rate is approximately 1 USD: 6.8 RMB / 1 RMB: 1.134 HKD. There are several private currency exchange areas in Gongbei but tourists are advised to go for currency conversion in banks to avoid any kind of scams. These services are also available at all the branches of Bank of China.
ATMs can be found in many parts of the city but tourists should inform their respective banks before travelling. It is better to have some local currency before arriving in foreign destinations.
Hotels, shopping and touring places also accepts major international credit cards like Visa and MasterCard. It is advisable for tourists to check with their banks before using their debit or credit cards.
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