Travel Information

Travel Information


Please make your own airfare arrangements for studying at GT-Shenzhen. The closest international airports are Hong Kong (HKG) and Guangzhou (CAN). Shenzhen Airport (SZX) is a domestic airport with daily direct flights to most large Chinese cities. You can check with your favorite airline, travel agent, or online services such as Travelocity, Expedia. Some travel consolidators specialize in Asian travel and may offer significantly discounted airfares to Shenzhen.

Once in China, it will be easy to make domestic travel arrangements via CTrip, which is the Chinese equivalent of Travelocity or Expedia. The GT-Shenzhen office can help with ticket ordering and delivery for visiting international students.

Visa Application

We have made arrangements with a reputable visa service in Houston to serve your visa needs. Their web site is We will email GT-Shenzhen students a special code which entitles you to a Georgia Tech/group discount. If your passport/visa situation is more complicated, please contact the visa service. Under normal circumstances, we do not anticipate any GT-Shenzhen participant to be denied of the Chinese visa.

Registration with the embassy – for your safety and protection


Health Information for Travelers to East Asia

Georgia Tech Health Services Medical/Travel Clinic