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$55.09 Transfers & Ground Transport

Taiyuan Private Airport Departure Transfer from City Hotels

Please wait in the hotel lobby.  Your driver will find you by eye contact, or read your name from his pickup list.  The hotel pickup is 24 hours available. Frequently Asked Questions: Q:  Is your service better than calling a taxi on site?   A:  Taxi service is not always available in Taiyuan.  If the hotel bellboy can not find a taxi for you in time, the stress of waiting for a taxi will cause big problem.   Using this transfer service, you will have a better vehicle, better service from a reliable national car rental company, plus 24/7 backup from a local travel agent.  The pickup will be arranged at your preferred pickup time.    Q:  Do you pickup from my hotel?   A:  This pickup price is for hotels in downtown Taiyuan only.  It includes 6 districts of Xiaodian, Yingzhe, Xinghualing, Jiancaoping, Wanbailin and Jinyuan.  Other districts are named as Outskirts Taiyuan.  Hotels in Outskirts Taiyuan will cost additional charge.  Please check if your hotel is located in downtown Taiyuan before you make a booking.        If your hotel is in outskirts Taiyuan, the additional cost will be advised by the local travel agent.        - Plan A:  If the local travel agent has receiving your reply of approval of this additional cost in time, booking will be confirmed.      - Plan B:  Booking will be cancelled automatically and refund will be arranged for not receiving your approval in 24 hours. Q:  What should I do if I can not find my driver?  A:  Telephone the local travel agent.  The staff will ask you to pass the phone to a Chinese standing beside you, find out your exact location.  Then please wait here.  Your driver will come to you.  Do not move!  Do not go to airport by yourself. Q:  How can I modify a reservation? A:  Please use the urgent contact number on your voucher, contact the local travel agent as early as possible.    Q:  How can I cancel a reservation?  A:  Please use the urgent contact number on your voucher, contact the local travel agent as early as possible.     Q:  Will the driver telephone me before pickup? A:  No.  Your driver does not speaking in English.  The local travel agent will be your backup.

$55.09 Transfers & Ground Transport

Taiyuan Private Departure Transfer: Hotel to Railway Station

This pickup price is for hotels in downtown Taiyuan only.  It includes 6 districts of Xiaodian, Yingzhe, Xinghualing, Jiancaoping, Wanbailin and Jinyuan.  Other districts are named as Outskirts Taiyuan.  Hotels in Outskirts Taiyuan will cost additional charge.  The service is delivered by an experienced driver from a national car rental company, and an English speaking travel agent staff for backup support. Your driver will find you in your hotel lobby by eye contact, or spell out your name.  The hotel pickup time is 2 hours prior of train departure time.  This private transfer service is 24 hours available.  Please notice there are 2 major railway stations in Taiyuan: Taiyuan Station and Taiyuan South Station.  Please buy your train ticket first, then book this transfer service.   Your departure train number is required upon reservation.  Frequently Asked Questions:  Q: Is your service better than calling a taxi on site?  A: Taxi service is not always available in Taiyuan. Sometimes the hotel doormen can not find a taxi for you in time, especially in rush hour, early morning or weekend. Using this transfer service, you will have a better vehicle, better service from a reliable national car rental company, plus 24/7 backup from a local travel agent.  Q:  Do you pickup from my hotel?    A:  Please check if your hotel is located in downtown Taiyuan before you make a booking.  If your hotel is in outskirts Taiyuan, the additional cost will be advised by the local travel agent.  - Plan A: If the local travel agent has receiving your reply of approval of this additional cost in time, booking will be confirmed.  - Plan B: Booking will be cancelled automatically and refund will be arranged for not receiving your approval in 24 hours. Q: What should I do if I can not find my driver?  A: Telephone the local travel agent. The staff will ask you to pass the phone to a Chinese standing beside you, find out your exact location. Then please wait here. Your driver will come to you. Do not move!  Q: Will the driver telephone me before pickup?  A: No. Your driver does not speaking in English. The local travel agent will be your backup.  Q: Will the driver help me to check in at the railway station?  A: No. Your driver will drop you off outside the departure hall of the station. Usually it is the non-parking area.  Q: What is the luggage allowance?  A: Each passenger (aside from infant) can check in with a maximum of 1 piece of luggage, total dimension not exceeding 158 cm (62 inch), wheels, handles and side pockets included. Each bag should not weigh over 20kg (44 lbs). Excessive and over-sized bag as subject to the availability of the storage space of the vehicle, may incurring surcharge.

$190 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Day Tour from Taiyuan: Qiao Family and Pingyao Ancient City

Your private guide and personal driver will meet you in your Taiyuan hotel lobby in the morning. You will be taken to the famous Qiao Family Compound (about 1h). Construction began in 1756 during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor in the Qing dynasty and was completed some time in the 18th century. The courtyard estate covers 9000 square meters and has 313 rooms with 4000 square meters within 6 large courtyards and 19 smaller courtyards. It is famous for being the chief location in the Zhang Yimou film Raise the Red Lantern. Visit Residence Qiao Family. At the end of the visit, transfer to Pingyao ancient town (about 1h). Founded during the Western Zhou Dynasty (1046 – 771 BC) and rebuilt in 1370, the Ancient City of Pingyao is nowadays one of China's four best preserved old cities The ancient town boasts its well-preserved city with a grand City Wall, traditional residences, former security guard companies, time-honored shops, and even the previous government office. In 1997, it was inscribed as a world cultural heritage. You will discover its beauty and charm just by simply taking a stroll in it.Drive back to your hotel in Taiyuan.