Moving To China

Moving to China

China officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state located in East Asia. It is the world's most populous country, with a population of over 1.35 billion. The PRC is a single-party state and is goverened by the Communist Party, with its seat of government in the capital city of Beijing. It exercises jurisdiction over 22 provinces, five autonomous regions, four direct controlled municipalities (Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, and Chongqing), and two mostly self-governing (Hong Kong and Macau).

Trans International specialise in international moving from Australia. We regularly move families and business professionals to China.

Moving to China or any international destination requires careful planning and organization. Knowing what to take and when to move, at Trans International we have an extensive network of professionals in key locations throughout China to provide a full door to door service.

Our services including professional packing, vehicle relocation, pet care and relocation, insurance and all other services related to moving to China, Hong Kong and Macau. Moving to China will be a pleasant experience with Trans International so let our trained staff guide you through the process and provide the resources required to cover all aspects of your move to any destination in China.

We understand the complexities and will provide helpful information and advice for your move. Moving to any overseas country means you have to familiarize yourself with all customs and government regulation before you arrive. At Trans we can provide this information.

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Government offices, institutions and schools begin at 8:00 or 8:30, and end at 17:00 or 17:30 with two-hour noon break, from Monday to Friday. They usually close on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.

Companies usually start at 8:30 and close at 18:00, with one or two hours noon break. Though usually open from Monday to Friday, companies have some staff on duty at weekends.

Banks and post offices open daily from 9:00 till 17:00. During weekends and public holidays, their business hours are shortened by one or two hours. One can find self-service banks and ATM machines operate any time.

Hotels and hospitals offer round-the-clock services every day. Community clinics are also open every day from 8:30 till past 22:00.

Most tourist attractions can be visited every day from 9:00 till 17:30, with some keeping open into the evening during summer time. Museums usually close for one day (mostly Monday) for every week, and extend opening hours by one or two hours on public holidays and summer/winter vacations.

Restaurants and bars start doing business from around 10:00 till late at night, and usually extend their business hours during weekends and holidays. Some bars open till small hours or even for the whole night.

Shops, supermarkets and department stores open every day for long hours from 9:00 to 22:00, including weekends and public holidays. Small shops and grocery stores open earlier and close later than that time. However, during the Chinese New Year (happen in January or February), stores close early in the afternoon on the Eve.

Besides the regular days off (Saturday and Sunday), Chinese people also enjoy the holidays of Spring Festival, Qing Ming Festival, May Day, Dragon Boat Day, Mid-Autumn Day, National Day, and New Year's Day. Take the Spring Festival for an example. According to the state regulations, Chinese people can take three days off, including the December 30th, January 1st and January 2nd of the Chinese lunar calendar. So, during this time, most sectors are closed. Only some service sectors, like banks, post offices, tourist companies and railway stations, are open.

Detailed 2014 / 2015 / 2016 China Public Holiday Calendar.

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Why Trans International?

Why Choose Trans International

We deliver a quality removalist service for a fair price, with no hidden costs.

We also happen to love what we do. This reflects in the way we communicate with our clients and the extra care we take.