With your training, job, and visa all sorted it’s time for things to get exciting – booking your flights.
There are a number of comparison sites which you can use to find the best ticket prices.
A popular option is Sky Scanner, however – as an insider tip, it’s also worth finding the best 2-3 ticket prices for the times and dates which you’re looking to purchase, and then go direct to the airline’s websites and check again. Recently, many airlines have started to offer additional deals, or better prices if you purchase directly through their website.
Landing in China (woo!)
If you’ve received one of our placements at Let’s TEFL you’ll be greeted at the airport by someone from your school, and they’ll welcome you to China, take you to your accommodation and help you get settled.
If you found your job in another way, you might get an airport welcome, or you might need to find your way to your way to the school yourself.
Don’t worry if you aren’t greeted at the airport. It might be a little overwhelming to get straight off the plane and make your way to the school, especially if it’s late at night. We usually recommend having a hostel booked near to the airport, so that you can easily take a taxi to the hotel, and then the next day head off to your school at a convenient time of day.
Work & resident permits
Take a deep breath in, and out… there’s some more paperwork which you’ll need to tackle when you arrive.
Thankfully your school will usually guide you through these stages, but here’s what it will include: