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  Payments and Terms 

Trip Cost:

9-Day Beijing & Shanghai:
$2840 USD per person, double occupancy. Add $800 USD for single occupancy.

6-Day Shanghai

$2230 USD per person, double occupancy. Add $600 USD for single occupancy.

Pricing is based on a November 2007 exchange rate of 7.42 RMB (China Yuan Renminbi) to $1 USD. At the time of final payment if the exchange rate changes in either direction by more than 5% from the current rate, pricing will be adjusted accordingly.
Trip includes:
  • 5-star hotel accommodations, including local service charge and tax.
  • Airport-hotel transfers for those arriving and departing the dates of the tour.
  • Baggage handling at all hotels.
  • Breakfast daily, lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary, including special Peking Duck dinner and farewell dinner.
  • Beverages with lunches/dinners: Your choice of one soft drink, water or beer.
  • Services of a bilingual Chinese Tour Manager who will accompany the group throughout the tour.
  • English-speaking local guides throughout the tour
  • Pre-eclipse briefing and special Eclipse Day arrangements.
  • All sightseeing and excursions including entrance fees per the itinerary.
  • All transportation per the itinerary using private air-conditioned motorcoach.
  • One-way flight from Beijing to Shanghai (9-Day Tour only).
  • Bottled/purified water provided on buses.
  • All gratuities to tour managers, local guides and drivers.
Not Included:
  • International airfare to and from China.
  • China visa fee (approximately $150 USD).
  • All items not expressly listed above - including but not limited to: food or beverages not included with group meals; trip medical/cancellation insurance; items of a personal nature such as laundry, telephone expense, excess baggage fees, etc.
Pricing & Terms:
  A $1500 per person advance payment (payable by MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express, or by check drawn on a US bank) along with a completed reservation form, confirms your space. The balance is due March 16, 2009.  From September 26 to March 16, 2009, there will be a $750 per person cancellation fee. There are no refunds after March 16, 2009. Air cancellation terms are additional.

We highly recommend that all travelers obtain Trip Medical/Cancellation Insurance.  Application forms will be provided with initial invoice, or you can sign-up online by pressing the Travelex button below
    What to Expect: 
  Weather. . .  
  In July, average daytime temperatures will be around 90F/31C in Beijing & Shanghai with moderate to high humidity. Nights will be around 75/24C. Rain is likely in both cities. Keep in mind that these are averages, and extreme conditions could change these temperatures.  

  Air Travel & Optional Add-On Packages

  The flight between Beijing and Shanghai is included in the cost of the 9-Day Beijing & Shanghai Eclipse Tour only. International airfare to China is not included in the cost of either tour. In Fall 2008, TravelQuest will provide contact information for an air-ticketing travel agency familiar with these tours. They will assist with your travel needs at that time, or you may book your flights on your own. 
  Click here to view the Optional Add-On Packages  

Optional trip cancellation/medical insurance is highly recommended. Information will be provided with initial invoice, or you can sign-up online by pressing the Travelex button below.


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