Uber addresses for Qingdao, China

I have to give a hand to Uber /Yōu bù/ because I am hooked. Hailing a cab is sooooo 2012. I can leisurely request People’s Uber from the comfort of my home in Qingdao, choose a private car over a shared one for an extra RMB or so, and watch him on my screen make his way over. Of course there are always Uber hiccups- the 1.5-3x surcharges, the 2 minute ETA that turns into 40 minutes, the drivers who can’t find major roads like Songling lu, etc, etc – but overall, it is well done. I had been able to manage Uber China so far by just confirming my address when they call and by telling my destination when I’m in the car. But now Uber China requires we input the destination beforehand.

How to use Uber in China Qingdao

A little annoying when I (and other foreigners) don’t read characters.  Last week, I clicked on destination Nanjing road in Qingdao. When I got in the car, the Uber driver glared at me with a “Are you for REAL???!” look on his face, pointing violently at his phone, citing I clicked on the city of Nanjing instead. Whooops.

Nanjing lu vs Nanjing city C

So this week during my Chinese lesson with my fantastic Kelvin Laoshi, I opted out of our usual Chinese conversation session to ask him to help me and my fellow Qingdao Expats. We pulled up all the major Qingdao addresses in Uber. Below is our handy–dandy Uber Qingdao, China cheat sheet.

The best way to go about this Uber list is to copy / paste the below into your smart phone notepad. It’s alphabetical, so whenever you need to type in your destination, just copy the Chinese below in the field. Also, I added the address name in pinyin, so you can try your hand at confirming the name with your driver when you jump in the car.

If you need me to add any other Qingdao addresses, please write it in the comments below. I’ll revise this list every month’ish, so please check back for updates.

Happy Discovering!

Jacq from Qingdao Expat Survival Guide

 

 

Uber Addresses -Qingdao Expat Survival Guide

UBER addresses in Qingdao, China 

Airport, Qingdao (Liuting)
青岛流亭机场
liútíng jī chǎng

Badaguan
八大关景区
bā dà guān

Canvas (in Taigu, closest address to it)
迷你岛便利店太古百货店
zhāng zhōu lù

Creative 100
创意100
chuàng yì yī baǐ

Crowne Plaza on Hong Kong lu
青岛颐中皇冠假日酒店
huáng guàn jià rè

Culture Street
青岛市文化市场
wén huà shìchǎng

Decathalon
迪卡侬(辽阳店)
Díkǎnóng

Hisense
海信广场(青岛店)
hǎi xìn guǎng chǎng

Hospital – Family United Hospital
青岛和睦家医院
Hé mù jiā yī yuàn

Hospital – Qingdao International Hospital
青岛市市立医院
dōng bù shì lì yī yuàn

Hyatt
青岛鲁商凯悦酒店
lǔshāng kǎi yuè

ISQ International School of Qingdao, MTI
白珊学校
bái shān xúe xiào

Jimolu
即墨路小商品市场-南门
jímò lù

Jin hai
金海广场
jīn hǎi

Jusco
佳世客(东部购物中心)
jiā shì kè

Mai Dao Jin An, haikou lu (Golden Coast Apts)
海信麦岛金岸
mài dǎo jīn àn, hǎi kǒu lù

Marina city
百丽广场
bǎi lì guáng chǎng

Metro
麦德龙(青岛四方商场店)
maì dé long

Mix C
万象城
wàn xiàng chéng

Polar Ocean World
青岛极地海洋世界-停车场
jì dì haǐyáng shì jiè

QAIS (Qingdao Amerasia International School)
青岛美亚国际学校
méi yà guó jì xué xiào

QISS (Qingdao #1 International School of Shandong Province)
青岛第一国际学校
qīng dǎo dì yī guó jì xué xiào

Sculpture Park
雕塑园
diāo sù yuán

Shangri-la Hotel
青岛香格里拉大酒店
xiāng gé lǐ lā

Shilaoren beach (by the Hyatt)
石老人海水浴场
shí lǎo rén

Taidong, Walmart
沃尔玛(台东万达店)
tái dōng , wò ér mà

Taigu Plaza
太古购物中心
taì gǔ baǐ huò

Underwater World (Aquarium)
青岛海底世界
hǎi dǐ shì jiè

Wanda – Li Cun
万达广场(青岛李沧店)
wàndá lǐ cūn

Wanda – Taidong, Walmart
沃尔玛(台东万达店)
tái dōng , wò ér mà

Wanda Yanji (CBD)
万达广场(青岛CBD店)
wàndá yánjí lù

Westin Hotel
维也纳大酒店
wéi yě nà

Yandao residence
海信燕岛国际公寓
Yàndǎo guō jì

Zhongshan Gong Yuan Park
青岛中山公园
zhōng shān gōng yuán

 

*** BTW, a little shout out to this site below.  It made writing pinyin so much easier:  http://www.typehanyupinyin.com/writepinyin/

 

7 thoughts on “Uber addresses for Qingdao, China

  1. I was just looking at your Uber addresses for Qingdao, China – Qingdao Expat Survival Guide site and see that your website has the potential to become very popular.

  2. Great post! Someone I know has been wanting me to write about Uber for like…um…over a year, but seemed pointless for those of us stuck in middle-of-nowhere Shandong! This is so useful for expats in the big cities. Well done!

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