IFR 642  USA-West Coast – Asia

Route Seattle / USA – Vancouver / Canada – Tianjin Xingang – Qingdao – Ningbo – Shekou / all China – Singapore – Sohar / Oman – Jebel Ali / UAE – Hamad / Qatar – Bahrain Khalifa / Bahrain – Damman / UAE – Port Klang / Malaysia – Singapore – Yantian – Xiamen – Ningbo – Shanghai / all China – Pusan / Korea – Seattle or similar.
Duration About 97 days round-trip,
about 27 days to Tianjin Xingang,
about 16 days to Ningbo – Seattle,
more partial trips on request.
Departures Weekly.
About the Vessel Container vessels, built 2009-2012, international ship command, about 130,000 tons, length 347 m, breadth 45.2 m, speed 25 kn, container capacity 10,600-11,400 TEUs, partly swimming pool, partly sauna, fitness room, salon, partly elevator, steward, TV/DVD.
Cabins 2-5 double-cabins, shower/WC, about 15-29 sqm, beds 200 x 140 cm or single beds, sitting area, fridge, F-deck. View to the front might be blocked.

Cabin descriptions and cabin count vary depending on the vessel.

Shore Leave About 12-48 hours.

For land travel in Asia we establish contact with a Chinese travel agency with German speaking employees. You will get more information with your booking confirmation.

Documents Passport.
Visa Visa for USA (type B1/B2) and China (embarking/disembarking in Shanghai and Yantian requires special visa types).
Vaccinations Yellow fever.
Passage Price Starting at €10,670.00 round-trip,
starting at €2,970.00 to Tianjin Xingang,
starting at €1,760.00 Ningbo – Seattle,
more partial trips on request.
The shipping company charges a management fee of €45.00 per person.
Embarkation / Disembarkation Fees On embarkation/disembarkation in Yantian fees of $100 USD are to be paid, in Singapore and Port Klang $50.00 USD, in Jebel Ali $81.00 USD (each payable on the spot in cash).
Possible additional fees for embarking, disembarking or shore leave will have to be paid locally by the passengers to the respective authorities/agents.
On disembarkation in Port Klang passengers are required to present a return flight ticket to the home country.
Travel Insurance Health and personal liability insurance.
Medical Certificate Mandatory for all passengers.
Internationale Frachtschiffreisen Pfeiffer GmbH is agent, not operator of these trips.
The terms and conditions of the travel contract apply.

 

 

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