How to save transportation fee in Chongqing? Beside bus and Metro, it could be the Mobike. Mobike， most locals in China are familiar with this name. It’s kind of public bike which you can unlock by your mobile phone to use.
Now it comes the fourth generation mobike already, and it covers major large cities in China, like Chongqing. You can find this orange color bicycle everywhere in the city, and it’s well-known by its economical and environment friendly.
It’s kind of amazing that it just took 2 mins to unlock it at first time without any experience. Simply scan the OR code on the bike by your Wechat, download Mobike Mobile Software. Don’t worry, it has the English version. And follow the introduction to unlock the bike, quite easy.
Next time it will just take 10s to unlock. You only have to pay approximately $0.2(1 Yuan) for every 30 mins ride. Also, you can easily locate a nearby mobike or book in advance via your phone. To be honest, you can find one in every 3 mins walking distance, so don’t worry about it.
Once you arrive coffee shop or a subway station (metro station), just leave it there with other bikes, and nothing to worry about. No parking fee and no need to worry about stolen.
By the way, some areas in China, the parking fee for bicycle is $0.2(1 yuan) each time, the same with mobike. However, it’s more convenience to use mobike.
Mobike, not only reducing the carbon emission by over use the vehicles, but also brings environmental awareness to everyone. It’s one of the best friend for overseas students in Chongqing.