I am shortly to embark on the 'Road to Shanghai' tour in China. The tour commences on 29 May 2005. This is my first imaginative traveller tour. I have a couple of quick questions:
* The local tour payment is USD$180.00. Will I require US currency for any other part of the tour? I anticipate that I will not.
* I am arriving in Beijing the day before the tour. My travel agent has advised that people arriving in Beijing on the day the tour commences will be met by imaginative traveller staff at the airport, in order to facilitate the transfer to the hotel. If this correct, will I be met by someone from the company if I am arriving a day earlier, or should I simply proceed to a transfer counter upon arrival? My travel agent is unable to unable to provide me with a clear answer.