Suzhou

Overall Score

2.7
100 USD = 636.69 CNY

Overall Score

2.7
  • Air quality: 81 US AQI Moderate. Air quality is acceptable. However, there may be a risk for some people, particularly those who are unusually sensitive to air pollution.
  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Non-religious
  • Population: 1,300,000 people
  • Population density: euro euro not busy: 15x15m 225m per person
  • GDP: $8,126 / year
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 2 Mbps Internet in Suzhou is fast averaging 16 Mbps but the Great Firewall slows down speeds to foreign websites by 8x to 2 Mbps.
  • Best wireless: China Unicom
  • Pay without cash: No, cash only esp. for foreigners because WeChat is very hard to set up
  • Tipping: Tipping in China is generally uncommon and can even be considered rude or embarrassing in some circumstances. Seriously. Leaving money on a table in an authentic restaurant may confuse a staff member or cause them stress. … Even worse, gratuity is illegal in airports and some establishments.
  • Apartment listings: FullHome
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best coffee 24/7: Pingjiangfu Suzhou
  • Best coffee: Dio Coffee
  • Best taxi: Didi
  • Best hospital: Singhealth Medical Clinic
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Hainan
  • Best intl air carrier: Air China
  • Monthly costs for expat: $1050
  • Monthly costs for family: $1800
  • Monthly costs for local: $500
  • Meal: $2.5
  • Small Cola: $0.4
  • Beer 1 Pint: $1.2
  • Coffee: $0.8


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