Many Indian traders and exports prefer to visit China for business and trading opportunities. Whether you are travelling to Beijing or Yiwu, you might face a challenge to communicate with local people. Although the youngsters are taking interest in learning English, but the majority of the population still struggles to accept a foreign language.
In such a situation, you can either learn Chinese before taking the flight or equip yourself with easy ways to manage during the trip. It is of course impossible to learn a new language in less time. Therefore, it is important to take a solution that can solve most of your problems.
We must say thanks to technology. With international SIM cards available in India, it is now possible to stay connected with people during your trip. These are local SIM cards of destination country that allows you to access voice and data at affordable costs. Some of the highlights are as below:
- Find locations, restaurants or routes by using Google maps
- Convert English or any other language to Chinese with translator apps
- Use Google images to explain products, food menu etc.
- Update your social friends by staying online
- Make or receive calls from local vendors
- Stay connected with people back in India
In order to reduce your international roaming bills, the telecom service providers have China SIM card available that enables you to stay connected at a cost-effective price. The technology is overcoming your hurdles while you are away from your home country. With an easy access to voice and data services, you can easily co-ordinate with your local vendors as well as internal team simultaneously.
Once you land at the destination, you can easily insert in a network unlocked handset to start using it. As the SIM would be on a postpaid format, there would also be no call drops due to low balance. The telecom companies generate a monthly invoice depending on the billing cycle of the destination network. You can easily pay in Indian currency after you return from the trip. This will not only provide you convenience, but also save you on Forex as the payments will only be in the Indian currency.
If you are planning a trip to China, you can also take international SIM card from India before your departure so that you don't have to struggle in explaining your requirement to the local vendor selling SIM cards in China.