FAQ & Tip

Airport Transfer


How can i find my driver/guide, vehicle or pick-up point on arrival?
Will the transfer be direct or stop en-route?
How long will it take beijingimpression.cn to respond to my reservation request?
My flight is delayed what should I do?
For infants and children, do you offer free and discounted rates?

Travel


Where should I go in Beijing? And how many sights I can visit per day?
Can I visit these sights by myself?
Can I purchase entrance fees by using credit cards?
Street vendors: Can I purchase souvenirs from street vendors?
Street Vendors: Do street vendors act well?

Restaurant


Do restaurants have English menus?
Do I have to use chopsticks when I eat?
Do I have to tip in restaurants?
Do most people smoke in the restaurant?
Do most restaurant people speak English?

Great wall hike


Who & why build the Great Wall of China?
What’s the total length of the Great Wall lies in China now?
How long will it take beijingimpression.cn to respond to my reservation request?
Is it true that the Great Wall is the only man-made construction could be seen from the space/moon?
Is it true that there were tons of people were buried inside the Great Wall in the ancient time?

Hotel


Does the hotel take my credit card?
How long will it take beijingimpression.cn to respond to my reservation request?
Can I confirm a non-smoking hotel room?
Do all hotels offer rollaway beds/cribs?
Can I exchange money in the hotel? If so, is the exchange rate different from the bank?

Payment


How should I pay you?
Is it safe to use my credit card?
What kind of credit cards you accept?
What currency can I use in China?

Cell phone rental


What should I do if I forget the cell-phone number and IP number?
How to call back to USA/other countries with my China cell-phone?
How to use IP dialing?
How can I return the cell-phone to you?
What is a SIM card?

Shopping


Where & what should I shop in Beijing?
Where can I bargain and where cannot?
Can I pay by foreign currency instead of RMB?
Can I pay by my credit card?
Where can I shop at Badaling Great Wall?

Toilet


What are the differences between Western & Asian toilets?
Do I have to bring toilet paper with me?
Can I use the toilet on the street? Are they really dirty?

Beijing Airport Layover tour


What is the distance from the airport to the Great wall and how long does it take?
How much time can I spend on the Great Wall?
What is the distance the from airport to Forbidden City and how long does it take?
How much time can I stay in the Forbidden City?
Can I still visit Beijing without a Chinese visa on a long stopover? I heard that I can stay for 12 hours without a visa is this true?

China Train Travel Tips


Beijing to Xian train tour tips
Beijing Train Travel Tips
How to book train tickets in China?
Where to buy train tickets?
Beijing Train stations

Cell phone rental


How to get an internet connection in Beijing