What is the best way to get transportation from the Pudong Airport to your hotel? What facilities to you have for exchanging currency (USD for CNY) a the hotel?
Take the maglev to the terminal station and then change to a cab. ATM can accept MC and Visa. You can draw out USD from them.
A cab ride is about CNY 150 which is like 25 dollars. The subway train can be very slow and crowded sometimes, so I recommend that you take a taxi.
Regarding your questions: If you are travelling light and are a bit adventurous you can take the subwau, line 2 from the Pudong Airport to the Hotel. Otherwise, it is possible, I believe to take the Maglev train for most of the way. But, then you would need a taxi from there. Taxi is probably the way to go. Taxis are not too expensive. Perhaps someone out there has done it that way and can send you the price. I did not exchange money at the hotel. Usually an ATM machine is best and they are easy to find just about everywhere.
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