Most of the doctors are Chinese but English is spoken here. Standards are generally good and prices are reasonable: consultations start from ¥30, then you pay for whatever treatment is required. It’s on the bottom t…
Shangri-la is an excellent place to extend your visa, the local police being both accommodating and friendly, although new regulations mean the process can take between three and seven days now. The PSB office is on…
To visit the givers of visa extensions, head southeast off Government Sq (东风广场; Dōngfēng Guǎngchǎng) to the corner of Shangyi Jie and Beijing Lu. Another office is off Erhuan Beilu in northern Kūnmíng; take bus 3, 2…
The main international office has poste restante and parcel service (per letter ¥3, ID required). It is also the city’s Express Mail Service (EMS) and Western Union agent. Another branch on Dongfeng Donglu.
Has an ATM that sometimes takes foreign cards: don't rely on it. To find it, head down the stairs by the entrance to Yúntī Shùnjié Dàjiǔdiàn and walk on for a couple of minutes; it’s on the left-hand side.
You can get a Laos visa here, but it's easier and no more expensive to get one at the border. The consulate is on the left bank of the river, a ¥15 to ¥20 ride from the centre of town.
You can get a visa here but, as the consulate staff will tell you, it's easier to get one at the border or the airport when you arrive in Laos.
Handles all visa extensions for Xiàguān and Dàlǐ. Take bus 8 from Dàlǐ and ask to get off at the Shi Ji Middle School (世纪中学; Shìjì Zhōngxué).
Come here for visa extensions. Located on the west side of the Government Building. A taxi here will cost ¥15 from the city centre.
Changes travellers cheques and foreign currency, and has an ATM machine. There are other branches on Galan Zhonglu and Minhang Lu.