Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Honest opinion needed about Thailand
  2. 2 Staying in Chaoyang, XiCheng or Dongsheng - Beijing
  3. 3 Trip Report Trip Report : China
  4. 4 Japan itinerary advice
  5. 5 Japan GTG, early April
  6. 6 Other than Kyoto?
  7. 7 Need help with Sri Lanka itinerary and hotels
  8. 8 Goodbye, Carol Simpson
  9. 9 Confusion with LTE data with a Verizon iPhone 6 Plus
  10. 10 Hotels near Takefu Train Station
  11. 11 Quickie Kathmandu visit worthwhile?
  12. 12 Vietnam for 14 days help to find travel company
  13. 13 Japan: 34 days becomes 12 (or 17)
  14. 14 Narita Airport to Shinjuku
  15. 15 Beijing tours
  16. 16 Planning First Family Trip to Japan - Advice Needed!
  17. 17 Advice needed from Japan train pros
  18. 18 Trip Report Pandaw-up the Chindwin TR
  19. 19 HK to Beijing for 3 weeks- mid March to early April- itinerary help please!
  20. 20 Trip Report A great trip in India
  21. 21 Trip Report Googling to going...to Gujarat!
  22. 22 Trip Report Hong Kong and Angkor Wat
  23. 23 A Netflix series for those who enjoy Tokyo
  24. 24 Cherry Blossom season Mount Fuji area
  25. 25 Tokyo - Kamakura - Yokohama
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