How do I book the tour?
When is the final payment due?
What are included in the tour prices?
What are not included in the tour price?
What is your group size?
What are the requirements for the passport?
Do I need a Chinese visa?
Which travel insurance do you recommend?
How international airline tickets are handled?
What is the baggage allowance?
What should I pack for my trip?
Is formal dress required on the trip?
Is any vaccination required for traveling to China?
What is the health requirement for the tour?
What are the temperatures in major cities on this tour?
What forms of money should I bring?
Do I need to bring a electric converter and adapters?
Is tap water drinkable in China?
What are the meals like during the trip?
When shall I receive the final departure package?
How do I book the tour?
If you are a tour organizer and book for your own group, please contact ChinaPlus for the booking procedures. If you book a tour for yourself, please fill out the
Tour Reservation Form (available online) and send the form with a check for $300 deposit per person (payable to ChinaPlus Tours) to ChinaPlus. Upon receipt
of the Reservation Form and deposit, we will send you the confirmation letter with invoice, travel insurance information, Chinese visa application form and information.
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What is the payment schedule?
The second deposit is due six months before departure and the final balance is due 90 days before departure. Please send us checks Payable to
ChinaPlus Tours. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in $50 (per person) late payment fee.
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What are included in the tour prices?
The tour prices inclusions are listed above the day-to-day itinerary of each tour. Please refer to the itineraries for details.
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What are not included in the tour price?
China visas, travel insurance, gratuities, optional programs and any personal expenses are not included
in the tour price. For details, please refer to "Terms and Conditions" or contact ChinaPlus.
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What is your group size?
We can operate tours of any size. The size of a group through a tour organizer is set by the organizer. For individual bookings, the group size normally is
limited to 10-20 participants per group.
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What are the requirements for the passport?
A passport valid at least six months beyond the date of tour completion is required and there are at least two blank pages marked “Visas”.
The passport must be signed by the passport holder.
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Do I need a Chinese visa?
Chinese visa is required for visiting China. The visa fee charged by Chinese Consulate is $140 per person (subject to change). ChinaPlus
will provide all necessary documentation and information for visa application at the time the tour is booked. For further details, please
visit
www.china-embassy.org/eng.  
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How do I purchase travel insurance?
We highly recommend the purchase of travel insurance to protect you and your travel investment. For details, please visit our website www.chinaplustour.com and
click on "Travel Insurance".  
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What is the baggage allowance on flights within China?
China domestic flights allow only one piece of checked baggage per person not exceeding 44 lb. In addition, each passenger can take
one regular hand carry-on. Durable rolling bags are highly recommended.
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What should I pack for my trip?
Sandals, shorts, and jeans are widely accepted. Dress in layers to suit various weather/temperature changes. Additionally, the following items
are recommended: a pair of comfortable walking shoes, alarm o'clock, light rain jacket or light foldable umbrella, sunglasses, sunscreen lotion,
pocket calculator and light-weight binoculars. Same-day laundry service is available in most hotels and on cruise ship. Pack light.
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Is formal dress required on the trip?
No formal dress is required. "Smart Casual" is recommended for a few special dinners.
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Is any vaccination required for traveling to China?
Vaccinations are not required by China authorities for travel to China from North America. Should you have special health concerns, please consult your doctor.
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What is the health requirement for the tour?
All the tours listed in the brochure are leisure tours. However, some sightseeing programs require considerable walking and stairs. So our
scheduled tours are only recommended to travelers who can handle walking and stairs without assistance. Tours including Tibet will reach
an altitude of about 12,000 ft. Should you have any concerns, please consult your doctor.
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What are the temperatures in major cities on this tour?
China is a vast country where climate is extremely diverse ranging from tropical in the south to sub-arctic in the north. Please check weather
forecasts for the cities on the itinerary before departure.
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What forms of money should I bring?
purchases, cash is most convenient. Please carry about $300 to $500 cash per person (for tipping, cash only). New and smaller notes
are recommended (bills with scratches, or look worn out, or with a corner missing are not acceptable in China).
Please don’t totally
count on cash withdraw on ATM. The current exchange rate between the U.S. dollar and Chinese currency is about US$1 = 6.7
Chinese yuan (subject to change). Money exchange is available in most hotels and on the cruise.
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Do I need to bring a electric converter and adapters?
China's electrical system operates on 220 volts. You will need a converter if your appliance is designed not for 220 volts. Appropriate
adapter plugs are necessary. For further information, please visit our website www.chinaplustour.com and click on "Travel Inks".
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Is tap water drinkable in China?
Tap water in China is not drinkable (unless specified). Drink only bottled water or boiled water. Most hotels and cruise ships provide
water kettle and complimentary bottled water (limited quantity). Bottled water is available to buy conveniently.
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What are the meals like during the trip?
Breakfast is normally Western buffet. Lunches and dinners are local cuisine served in set menu. A routine group lunch/dinner is composed of
6-8 dishes and rice (or noodles), soup and fruits shared by 8-10 people sitting at a round table. One glass of soft drink (limited choice) is
included for each meal. Chinese tea is usually complimentary (not always).  Dessert is not served for a standard Chinese meal (but available
on the cruise).
Diet Coke, Decaffeinated coffee and artificial sweetener are normally not available in hotels or local restaurants.
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When shall I receive the final departure package?
We will send out the final tour package to all the tour members 30 days before departure, which normally include a cover letter,   
tour itinerary, hotel list, departure reminder, documentation folder, name badge and luggage tags.
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How international airline tickets are handled?
We purchase international airline tickets from the airport as you indicated in your Tour Reservation Form. If an appropriate connecting flight is not available
from your preferred airport, we will advise the alternative airport. We normally use AA, UA or DL (but not limited to these airlines).
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