In our first travels, we used to book in a hotel that included airport transfer so we need not worry of getting lost on our way to the hotel after arrival. However, we found out that including airport transfer made it expensive for the hotel charges so we did away with that and tried to learn taking the taxicab or even the train. But common sense tells us that when the arrival is at night, it is better to get a hotel booking with airport transfer. It was good that we did that in our trip to Beijing. We arrived at exactly midnight and the weather was freezing cold. It's really good that we were picked up by a van with a heater.