CAN - New Baiyun Airport, Guangzhou, China

Top Tips
1 Keep your kids active at the wide array of play areas available in the departure hall as you wait to board your flight.
2 Security checkpoints are insufficient at this busy airport so in order to avoid long lines and delays, check in early.
3 There are several ATMs and currency exchange facilities at the departure area.
4 Whatever information you need, there are English speaking info areas available at both arrivals and departure halls.
5 Want to use your smartphones and other gadgets? There is free Wifi available across the airport.
6 Once you have a ticket for a flight the next day, do not be bothered if an airport security personnel frown upon you sleeping in the airport. Just show your ticket and stay put.
7 If you prefer a more comfortable night's rest while on layover, The Pullman Guangzhou Baiyun Hotel is the airport's flagship property and the New Airport Hotel are good options..
8 While the airport shops offer a wide array of items, they come pretty expensive. You may want to get your souvenirs while in the city unless of course you can afford it.
9 You may have to wait for up to 30 minutes at immigration. Great thing though is that there is someone to assist if you do not speak English and the immigration officers are very pleasant.
10 There is mostly Chinese food before and after the checkpoints but not to worry, if it is fast food that you desire, there are a few available including McDonalds.

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