Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Japan rough itinerary
  2. 2 One night in Osaka
  3. 3 Japan Cherry Blossom 2018
  4. 4 14 days Japan itinerary. First timers.
  5. 5 Japan for Foodies
  6. 6 Trip Report David's Abbreviated Trip Report-Japan, Part 2-Sakura 2017
  7. 7 Trip Report Taipei Art Scene - Travel Report
  8. 8 Advice itinerary trip Thailand/Laos in July
  9. 9 Singapore weather in August/September
  10. 10 Trip Report Across Uzbekistan with MIR
  11. 11 Trip Report Japan's Kyushu: Takachiho Gorge - Travel Report
  12. 12 First time going abroad
  13. 13 Sapporo to Lake Akan
  14. 14 First Time to Japan..Itin Advice Needed
  15. 15 sri lanka two places, two hotels
  16. 16 Backpacking on a budget
  17. 17 Trip Report Googling to going...to Gujarat!
  18. 18 10 Days in Japan- Itinerary Review
  19. 19 travel to shirakawago from kyoto
  20. 20 Do It Yourself/No taxi Tour in China?
  21. 21 electric plug
  22. 22 Day trips from Sapporo
  23. 23 Etiquette in Japan
  24. 24 Northern Thailand Options
  25. 25 Kurashiki versus Kosanji Temple
View next 25 » Back to the top

"Vaccinations"...should we get them for China?

Jump to last reply

My wife and I are leaving in 6 weeks for a 3 week group tour of China.
(going with 'Tauck'...group of about 30 people)

It's my understanding that 'proof of vaccinations' is NOT required for
entry into China...is this accurate? (The ONLY documents required are
Passports and Visas according to my tour operator)

I've heard stories of people who chose not to get any vaccinations and
had no repercussions while traveling throughout China. Then, I visited with two people today at my office who took every vaccination that was reccomended by their 'travel clinic' (didn't know there was such a thing) and both got sick as dogs during their trip.

What to do??? One of my favorite quotes is: "An ounce of prevention is worth a
pound of cure," so I'm tempted to get at least 'something.' However, my wife is
not crazy about getting vaccinations and fears she might get sick from simply taking the shots. She wants to roll the dice.

Those of you who have experience traveling China, your advice and counsel regarding vaccinations would be appreciated.

Tks,
Rock

38 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement