HONG KONG & BEIJING, CHINA
AUGUST 24 - SEPTEMBER 1, 2019
Trip closes for bookings when we sell out or December 20, 2018 whichever comes 1st. There are no wait list for any of our trips. Exact payment details can be found on the trip registration form.
Are you ready to cross off all 7 World Wonders with your Sisters? Then join Sisters Traveling Solo as we cross off our 2nd of 7 World Wonders, Beijing, China. On this trip you will not only visit The Great Wall of China in Beijing, but we will also enjoy the sights in Hong Kong.
Trip Passwords can be accessed ONLY by current Facebook group members. Passwords will not be emailed. Membership is confirmed once deposit is received. Click HERE for password.
August 24 - September 1, 2019 (9 days, 8 nights)
*Beijing:4 nights & Hong Kong 4 nights
Important: This trip starts in Beijing and will end in Hong Kong. This will require members to fly into Beijing International Airport and fly out of Hong Kong International airport. Guest are welcome to fly round trip in and out of Beijing, but the trip ends in Hong Kong.
$2,895* per person - Shared Double Room - 4 star accommodations
$3,395* per person - Single Room - 4 star accommodations
Includes: 4 Star Accommodations, Tour Cost, Meals (Breakfast, 2 Lunches and 5 Dinners), Airport Transfers, Local Transfers, One Way flight from Hong Kong to Beijing, and theme park ticket.
$335 per person for shared double room accommodations; 2 people per room
$395 per person for single room accommodations; 1 person per room
— Payments - 1st payment due on October 15, 2018
$320 per person monthly on the 15th (October - May) after deposit has been paid on total trip cost of $2,895.
$375 per person monthly on the 15th (October - May) after deposit has been paid on total trip cost of $3,395.
Monthly payments are due on the 15th regardless of when the deposit is made.
— Maximum Trip Size
The maximum number of Sisters on this trip; 24*
*Does not include Staff
Our trips are Members Only; 21 years of age or up at the time of trip departure date
— Trip Host
This trip will be hosted by one of our STS Lead Trip Coordinators
Anyone without a roommate will be paired with another member on the trip. If you have a roommate, you will be asked for your roommate information 2 months before the trip departure date. Please avoid emailing us your request after booking.
— Things To Note:
- There is a lot of walking on this trip (ie we are climbing The Great Wall); in addition some of our days will be long.
- Chinese meals are typically family style; STS will make all meal selections for those meals paid by STS
- People will stare and take of photos of you; this is something that is typical of China. If you cannot handle that without complaining do NOT book this trip.
- Our trips like our group are positive spaces. If you are a constant complainer, a person that cannot adapt to changes easily do NOT book this trip. Complaining brings negative energy to the trip experience and impacts other travelers.
- This is a group trip and there will be times where you have to wait on group members and our tour bus, if you do not have the patience to wait 5 - 15 minutes do NOT book this trip.
- The ideal traveler for Sisters traveling Solo trips is someone who embodies patience, flexibility, a willingness to try new things, appreciations and respect for diversity (e.g. people, customs, languages, religions), a desire to learn, grow, evolve, and has an overall spirit of fun and adventure.
— Why book with Sisters Traveling Solo?
We have the experience of traveling to China. Our trips are not only affordable, but they are FUN! The trip cost won't change or increase. And no extra fees are charged to those who prefer to use our trip payment options.
All your travel needs will be handled from the moment you land in China. We handle airport transfers, local transportation, accommodation needs, and connect you with other Sisters who share the same passion as you! Your only responsibility is booking your flight and enjoying China!
— Included in the Cost
Private Facebook Group - Once deposit has been paid, you will receive an invitation to our private Facebook group. In the group, we answer all questions you may have regarding your upcoming trip. The private Facebook group allows you to connect with others before you go, share travel tips, and maintain friendships when you return.
'Know Before You Go' Call - To ensure you are all ready for your trip, we will hold a conference call two weeks before the trip to go over our 'Know Before You Go' document.
Airport Transfers – STS will arrange 4 set arrival into Beijing (PEK airport) and 4 set departure transfers out of Hong Kong (HKG) only. Guest must select between the 4 prearranged airport transports. Each transfer will wait at max 30 minutes for members to arrive at meeting point before leaving. If guest miss their scheduled transfer, STS will try to accommodate them on the next scheduled transport. Any member who misses the last transport at 7pm will have to make their own airport transport arrangements. Guest are welcome to arrange their own transport at their own expense.
August 24, 2019 - Arrival Transport times into Beijing (in Beijing local time):
Transfer #1 - 10:00 am (guest must be at meeting point by 10:30 am)
Transfer #2 - 1:00 pm (guest must be at meeting point by 1:30 pm)
Transfer #3 - 4:00 pm (guest must be at meeting point by 4:30 pm)
Transfer #4 - 7:00 pm (guest must be at meeting point by 7:30 pm)
September 1, 2019 - Departure Transport times out of Hong Kong (in Hong Kong local time):
Transfer #1 - 4:00 am (guest must be at meeting point by 4:00 am)
Transfer #2 - 7:30 am (guest must be at meeting point by 7:30 am)
Transfer #3 - 9:30 am (guest must be at meeting point by 9:30 am)
Transfer #4 - 11:00 am (guest must be at meeting point by 11:00 am)
Inter Country Flight – One way flight from Beijing to Hong Kong
Local Transportation - All ground transportation to and from our activities.
Accommodations - 9 days, 8 nights at two 4 star hotels in China. Rooms will consist of one queen or two twin beds based on occupancy.
Beijing Hotel Amenities Include: Air-conditioning, wireless internet, in-room safe, a satellite TV, minibar and tea/coffee making facilities. A five-minute drive to Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and Silk Market, and a 5-minute walk to Jianguomen Subway Station.
Hong Kong Hotel Amenities Include: Air-conditioning, wireless internet, in-room safe, a satellite TV, minibar and tea/coffee making facilities. En suite bathroom comes with a hairdryer and free toiletries
and more. Just a 5-minute walk from Tsim Sha Tsui MTR subway station, rock climbing room, an indoor lap pool and 2 excellent dining options.
Activities – We will partake in several activities throughout both Beijing and Hong Kong.
Beijing Activities: The Great Wall, Forbidden City, Acrobatic Show, Tienanmen Square, Summer Palace, Chinese handwriting class, Chinese tea making class, Lost Heaven, local Family visit.
Hong Kong Activities: The Peak, 360 Budda, Ocean Park Amusement Park, Nan Lian Garden, and experience Hong Kong nightlife
A detailed daily itinerary will be provided within the private Facebook group in 6 weeks.
Meals - Daily breakfast, 2 lunches and 5 dinners included (does not include alcohol or dessert).
Lunch in Beijing - August 25th, 26th
Dinner in Beijing - August 25th, 26th
Dinner in Hong Kong - August 28th, 29th, 31st
STS Apparel – Each guest will be provided with (2) STS T-shirts, STS bag, and wrist band
Accommodation - 9 days, 8 nights two 4.5 rated hotels in Beijing & Hong Kong.
Room Type – Each double room includes 2 twin beds; Each single room includes 1 queen bed.
Roommates – Double rooms will be shared; 2 members per room. If there is a member you would like to room with let us know. If you do not have a roommate in mind, don't worry, we will match you up with another Sister. Single rooms are private; 1 member per room. There is limited availability for single room options.
Note: We do not share accommodations details until we have a firm count of attendees. Guest can expect to have accommodation information by the end of December 2018.
— Payment Terms
Full Payment Special - $100 off total cost if full payment is made by 10/15/18 - $2,795 per person for shared double room; $3,295 for single room in hotel.
Pay Remaining Balance over 8 consecutive months; all payments due on the 15th. Monthly payment is total cost of $2,895 shared double room ($3,395 single room) minus trip deposit dividend by 8. Payments are due on the 15th of each month regardless of when deposit is made. Payments must be made on time.
A $100 late charge will be applied to all payments made after the 3-day grace period. Missed payments will be applied to the next month plus the $100 late fee. Trip will be automatically cancelled after two missed payments. No refund of deposit or payments will be provided to a trip cancelled due to missed payments.
Your trip must be paid in full by 3/15/19. Payments not received by 3/15/19 will be accessed a $75 late fee every 3 days that payment is not received.
Payments will made via an invoice. Invoice can be paid via Visa, Mastercard, AMEX or Discover card. Invoices are sent to the email address that members provide. It is guest responsibility to ensure the email they provide when signing up for the trip is correct. Invoices are sent to clients at least 10 business days before they are due. Client is obligated to alert Sisters Traveling Solo at least 5 days before an invoice due alerting them that you misplaced, or did not receive you invoice.
— Refund Policy
24 hour cancellation.
Deposit will be refunded upon request 24 hours after trip has been booked. After 24 hours of booking no refunds of deposits will be given.
Non-refundable deposit due to guarantee booking. After 24 hours of booking no refunds of deposits will be given. Refunds of deposits will be given up until December 1, 2018. After December 1, 2018, there will be no refund if payments.
Deposit Transfer to Future Trips - If you request to cancel your trip, the trip deposit only can be used toward a future Sisters Traveling Solo trip that you are not currently making payments. If you have paid a deposit or made any payments on a trip that is not considered a future trip. A future trip is one in which no money has been exchanged between you the member and Sisters Traveling Solo; deposit or payments.
For deposit transfer request, the deposit on the trip you are cancelling is applied to the 1st payment on the the future trip. You, the member would pay your deposit for the future trip, and your deposit will be credited towards the 1st payment of that future trip.
Deposit transfer request for future must be received via email only at the following address firstname.lastname@example.org before November 15, 2018 (11:59 pm eastern standard time). Trip transfer request not received via email will not be accepted. After November 15, 2018 (11:59 pm eastern standard time) trip deposit cannot be transferred to another Sisters Traveling Solo trip.
If your trip is cancelled due to you missing two consecutive trip payments, you cannot apply the deposit to any future Sisters Traveling Solo trips no matter when the trip was cancelled.
We highly encourage you to purchase travel insurance in case you have to cancel your trip so that if you have to cancel, your travel insurance policy can reimburse you.
1. Early Bird Special - Pay in full by 10/15/18 - $2,795 ($100 Off)
2. Monthly Payment Plan (October 15 - May 15, 2019) $335 deposit with $320 monthly payments
Single Occupancy (Limited availability)
1. Early Bird Special - Pay in full by 10/15/18 - $3,295 ($100 Off)
2. Monthly Payment Plan (October 15 - May 15, 2019) $335 deposit with $320 monthly payments
— Not Included in the Cost
Flights - International flights to or from Beijing or Hong Kong .
Local Transport – Outside of the organized activities.
Meals – Lunches, or dinners not included above. No alcoholic beverages or desserts are included in any of the meals.
Insurance – Neither travel or health insurance are included, but all members are REQUIRED to show proof of travel insurance a month before trip departure date. Minimum travel coverage required is $250,000.
Souvenirs - Cost of souvenirs.
Luggage Check-in Cost - Cost to check your luggage during inter country flight.
Travel Visa - A visa is required to travel to Beijing.
Gratuity - for Tour guides, Drivers, Hotel Staff, or Waiters.
Tours/Excursions - Outside of the organized tours
Additional Hotel Cost – Outside of what has already been arranged by Sisters Traveling Solo (STS).
Hotel Deposits - Members will be asked to put down a card credit for room incidentals. This hold will be removed upon check out if not room incidentals were changed. If you are in a double room, you and roommate should discuss who will put down their credit card before hand. Noting that the 1st one to arrive to the hotel cannot check in with out putting down a credit card. STS will not put down deposits for any room.
— Booking is Open
Password will only be shared in our Sisters Traveling Solo Facebook group ONLY.
You must be a member of Sisters Traveling Solo to book this trip. Membership will be verified upon receipt of your deposit. Non members at the time of booking will be refunded.
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— Required After Deposit Is Paid
Signed Liability Form
Travel Insurance - Travel Insurance is not provided but is REQUIRED to attend this trip. You will be asked to show proof of travel insurance before we depart. A minimum of $250,000 in travel insurance is REQUIRED; coverage in total must cover (medical & evacuation). Travel insurance can be obtain when you purchase you flight or with World Nomad using the link below.
Sisters Traveling Solo will not travel with or include anyone in trip activities who doesn’t present the required travel insurance documentation at least 6 weeks before trip departure date. STS will alert you when and how to provide travel insurance information, please avoid emailing us any information. When requested travel insurance information to include the requested coverage amounts and the dates that cover the span of our trip.
If you have any questions, please contact us at info@SistersTravelingSolo.com
We will be happy to answer all your questions regarding this trip.
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