Welcome to the Road Trip to China (RTTC) web page for supporters of Port Adelaide Football Club wishing to travel to Shanghai. Please note that THIS IS NOT an offical site of the Port Adelaide Football Club (PAFC).
Please note that certain areas of this web site are 'UNDER CONSTRUCTION' as the information is currently not available. This includes Club Packages and Game Day Tickets. This information will be updated once the information is released.
This page endeavours to provide information originally shared on the Road Trip to China facebook page for our AFL game (for points) in Shanghai against the Gold Coast Suns in May 2017.
The information shown should only be taken as a guide only and the links provided were correct at the time of publication. Should any of the links be broken, please contact: Alex Jamieson.
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Club Packages or Independent plus Club Events
The 2018 packages have be released, select this page to find out more details on the packages and then follow the link provided to find the touring packages being offered by the club's official Travel Agent or if you wish to arrange your own travel arrangements , there are links to airline websites , suggested Shanghai tours and Hotel.
Registerating for your Game Day Ticket
Get the information for purchasing Game Day tickets including; registering your interest with PAFC; ensuring your PAFC account settings completed; registering an account with the AFL; the Chinese ticketing process and the Game Day experience.
The game will be played on Saturday, 19 May, 2018 in the afternoon.
Applying for a Chinese Visa or Not
If you are travelling on an official package, your Chinese visa is more than likely included. However if you wish to do your own visa, and you possible should as it is cheaper, the information supplied here should assist you.
Here you will find out the thoughts of the 2017 Tourist on their accomodation. This should help you in selecting the best option to match you needs and expectations. This section is currently UNDER CONSTRUCTION as we are waiting on responses from all our 2017 members.
Airport Info, MAGLEV, Metro, Buses and Taxis
There are two major International airports servicing Shanghai - Pudong and Hongqiao. Travelling around Shanghai can be interesting, especially if you want taxis, the Metro system and the Maglev are excellent options.
AUD, CNY and Currency Cards
What is the best to do. Do you take Aussie dollars (AUD) or Chinese Renminbi, also known as Yuan (CNY) cash or use either a Currency card or your Bank ATM card.
The best places to get your foreign cash in Adelaide.
Internet, VPN's, WeChat, Facebook and Map applications
Here you will be able get information the best applications to use for communicating within and outside of China as well as map applications. This will answer 'Do I' use roaming, or to purchase local or travel SIM cards
Tours|Sightseeing, Food, Drinks and Shopping and other Tips
Here, we will offer insights into which sightseeing tours, where to eat and drink plus the best shopping that our RTTC members can recommend to you. In addition, we will share information from those members, who have lived and visited Shanghai.