GGCT reminds Macao residents already in the United Kingdom to plan their travels in advance


2017-12-12 14:45

Source: Tourism Crisis Management Office

Given the recent weather conditions in the United Kingdom, the Chinese Embassy in the United Kingdom has issued an alert to Chinese citizens in that country. Following is the translated version of the full text:
 
“Transport and travels affected by heavy snow in the United Kingdom 
2017/12/11 
 
The recent heavy snowfall in several regions of the United Kingdom has been affecting in different degrees flights, railway and metro connections.
 
The Chinese Embassy in the United Kingdom alerts Chinese citizens that are traveling in that country to be aware of local weather changes and check for updated weather conditions as well as warnings from the official website of the British meteorological office (http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/).
 
At the same time, stay alert to updated information issued at the Heathrow Airport (https://www.heathrow.com/) and Transport For London (https://tfl.gov.uk/) websites, consider the impact that the snow may cause to the trip, plan the trip reasonably in advance, pay attention to traffic safety when driving and avoid any risk or danger.
 
United Kingdom Police and Emergency Services: 999;
Global Emergency Call Center for Consular Protection and Services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of 
China: +86-10-12308 or +86-10-59913991;
The Embassy of China in the United Kingdom: +44-20-74368294 (Assistance and Consular Protection – 24 Hours, excluding requests for information about consular documentation such as Visas, Passports, Notary and Recognition), +44-20-76369756 (Fax);
Consulate-General of China in Manchester: +44-161-2247443 (Telephone), +44-7828529201 (Mobile Phone), +44-161-2572672 (Fax);
Consulate-General of China in Edinburgh: +44-131-3371790 (Telephone), +44-7766667116 (Mobile Phone), +44-131-3378871 (Fax);
Consulate-General of China in Belfast: + 44-7895306461 (Mobile Phone);”
 
With the approach of the holiday season, the Tourism Crises Management Office (GGCT) reminds Macao residents to anticipate necessary arrangements for their travel plans, to be aware of local weather and transport conditions, and contact travel agencies or airlines to gather flight information.
 
If necessary, Macao residents can call:
24-hour Tourism Hotline (853) 2833 3000;
The Chinese Embassy and consulates or the Global Emergency Call Center for Consular Protection and Services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 24-hour hotline: +86 10 12308 for assistance.


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