If you are visiting China for business or coming to Guangzhou for the Canton Fair, you can use DIDI, a ride sharing app that has recently enabled English language
Didi is very user friendly and can be downloaded on IOS and Android
Communicating with drivers may still pose a challenge incase you do not know the Chinese language. So best to always carry a print out of the various useful and frequently used addresses like your hotel , the Canton Fair Complex, the Guangzhou Airport, Guangzhou East and Guangzhou South Railway Stations and addresses of your business contacts
You can also keep our company address with you in case you would like to come in and speak about sourcing from China
Tiger Pug (www.tigerpug.com) is a specialist boutique sourcing agency based in Guangzhou. We have English speaking team members with experience of living and doing business in USA, Singapore, China and India.
The team can also guide you about getting interpreters in China or translations done from Chinese to English and Chinese to French and other languages
So next time you visit China or come for the Canton Fair in Guangzhou, remember to download DIDI and have data on your mobile phone enabled for you to access DIDI when you are in China