During the duration of the program, teachers will be staying at three – star hotels based on the Chinese standards. These hotels provide toothpaste, toothbrushes, bath towels, soap, shampoo, combs, shower caps, and disposable slippers on a daily basis. Laundry service is available at hotels. Cooking facilities are not available in the hotel rooms.
International Phone Calls
Skype calling account is highly recommended for the most affordable rate for international phone calls. International phone calls can be made through the hotel phone services at a rate of approximately $1.50/minute. International phone service for direct calls to and from USA/China is available with local cell phone companies in the US.
Most hotels provide free Internet connection through Ethernet cables. Wireless Internet service is available in most of the hotels as well as in the teachers’ workrooms.
All hotels serve a buffet-style breakfast, which serves some Western food and mostly Chinese food. Meals (lunch & dinner) provided on the tours and at the school cafeterias are mainly Chinese food. Fresh fruits, soft drinks, and water are provided daily in the teachers’ workroom. Some American fast food is available at restaurants, such as, Pizza Hut, KFC, McDonald, etc. Food is inexpensive in China.