Many organisations and groups are interested in promoting or organising automotive events in China, for a whole host of different reasons. For example, the country offers excellent scenery, which may appeal to automotive clubs looking to arrange a road trip, and China is also the largest automotive market in the world, appealing to businesses.
However, while the appeal of the country is understandable, some organisations also eventually find that the logistics of arranging automotive events in the country can be off-putting. After all, China has some of the toughest laws in the world when it comes to foreigners driving in the country and/or bringing foreign-registered vehicles in.
Despite this, there are several things that can be done to make the entire process easier, especially if you acquire the help of experts with local knowledge and contacts. Road Pioneer is based in Chendu and happy to assist businesses, marketing departments, travel agencies and other organisations who may be interested in hosting events in China.
Automotive clubs or automotive communities often come together to plan road trips to different parts of the world. Whether the club itself is motivated by the love of a certain type of car or vehicle, or the enjoyment of actually driving, the idea of travelling to China can be a rather alluring prospect.
Unfortunately, many automotive clubs find some of the practicalities involved with travelling to China via a car or motorcycle to be a significant hurdle. In particular, the processes of applying for a temporary licence, getting your vehicle into the country, fitting it with temporary Chinese number plates and finding a tour guide can be daunting.
Despite this, we would urge any automotive clubs looking to arrange trips to China to contact Road Pioneer. While the logistical elements mean that driving to China is not as straightforward as it is with some other countries, it is still perfectly feasible and our team of experts will be able to assist you with your travel plans.
In addition to helping you with some of the formalities, we can also support you with route planning and other services. Moreover, we are aware that some automotive clubs are more interested in the off-road side of driving and we have experience in helping individuals and organisations to arrange off-road experiences in China too.
We also understand that it is not just automotive clubs that have an interest in planning events in China; many businesses do too. China is a potentially lucrative market for companies to explore and we are always happy to work with businesses and their marketing departments on various areas of event planning within the country.
The types of events that marketing departments and marketing agencies contact us about include car exhibitions, motor shows and even off-road events. Some organisations plan one-off events, while others wish to tour around the country. Some need to ship vehicles over, and others plan to drive their vehicles across the border.
Again, it is important to understand that China has strict laws about importing foreign vehicles, even for the short periods of time necessary for them to be used in automotive events. Nevertheless, there are potential solutions and we are more than happy to discuss your plans, offer some advice and assist with the actual procedures involved.
Not only are our team members knowledgeable about the processes involved in bringing foreign vehicles into China and travelling around the country itself, we are also passionate about cars and motorbikes. We believe it is this combination of experience, expertise and genuine enthusiasm that makes us an ideal partner to work with.
Finally, individuals and organisations who are looking to arrange either self-driving tours or automotive events in China often visit a travel agency to get the ball rolling. Due to the complicated nature of China’s driving laws, these travel agents will then typically look for a reliable tour operator in the area, who can actually put the plan into action.
At Road Pioneer, we work with various travel agencies, in order to actually deliver the road trips they organise for their customers. Our extensive experience in this area means that we are ideally placed to organise and oversee self-driving trips in China and we are more than happy to assist with the logistics and preparation as well.
From completing the paperwork needed to obtain a temporary Chinese driver’s licence, through to obtaining the required travel permits to actually move between the various provinces in China, our team can lend a helping hand. We have contacts in the country, enjoy positive government relations and offer fair and affordable pricing.
We can even assist travel agents that are looking to book off-road experiences for customers too. This is an aspect of driving in China that holds particular appeal to many potential travellers, but even experienced agents may have no idea where to start. If this applies to you, please do not hesitate to reach out to us for advice and support.
We help our customers drive to china and cross china with car or motorbike. We organize road trips with automobile and motorcycle clubs. With our extensive experience and in-depth knowledge, we also provide following services for your Automotive Events: drive or ride event, media event, test drive, support for automotive show, customer relation and brand image production.