We are so excited you will be joining us on an amazing trip to Shanghai! See below for a list of things you need to do, as well as some information to help you prepare for the trip. 

Things You Need To Do As Soon As Possible (no later than March 9, 2018):

  • Make your balance payment - click here to access the payment page
    • You will also have the option to book a one way or round trip airport transfer in Shanghai
    • You will also have the option to pay for a single supplement if you want your own hotel room
  • Complete and submit registration information - click here to access the form
    • Note that items with an asterisk (*) are required. If you are traveling with multiple people, note that each person must fill out this form separately. 
  • Book your airplane ticket to Shanghai
    • You should arrive no later than April 8, and leave anytime from April 15 onward.
    • Note that if you are flying from the USA to China, because of the time difference, you will arrive the day after you leave. So if you want to arrive in Shanghai on April 8, you will need to depart the USA on April 7. 
    • Note that there are 2 airports in Shanghai:
      • The airport code for the international airport in Shanghai is "PVG" - it's recommended that you take a direct flight there if possible. There is an airport in Shanghai for domestic flights only that you can also choose if you take a connecting flight within China, the airport code is "SHA". 
  • Apply for a visa - click here for instructions and more information
    • Note that you can't apply for a visa until AFTER you've booked your flight, since you will need to submit a copy of your flight itinerary with your visa application
    • You will also need to submit a copy of your hotel reservation confirmation as part of your visa application, but we will make the hotel reservation for you since the cost is included in the trip price. In order for us to make the hotel reservation for you, we need to know your exact name as listed in your passport, so please email a copy of your passport name page to david@tailormadeshanghai.com so that we can make the hotel booking in your name, and then email you the hotel reservation confirmation for you to use with your visa application. 
  • Buy travel insurance - click here for information about what kind to buy and links to easily purchase it online
    • To participate on this trip, you must purchase travel insurance and send proof to us before the trip starts
  • Email a scanned copy of the following items to david@tailormadeshanghai.com (you can email these items separately since they will be available to you at different time):
    • Passport name page (the page containing your picture, name, etc.)
    • China visa page in your passport
    • Proof of travel insurance
    • Flight itinerary
    • Signed Liability Waiver and Release
      • Initial each page and sign last page - then scan and email back all 5 pages
      • Alternatively you can electronically sign this document via the email that was sent to you