Hello Wanderlust, One thing I love about HK is its proximity to Macau & Shenzhen and it’s also a great link to other parts of Mainland China as well. For this blog entry I’m hoping I can walk you through on how to travel to Macau and vice versa on premiere jetfoil. My husband and I done this last 2009 as we visited Macau for a day and went back to HK the same day but for this trip, we’re going to stay in Macau for 3 days and 2 Nights. And of course since its tried and tested we will go through the same route.
From The Cityview Hotel we hired taxis (because we have heavy luggage, if you don’t have, you can take MTR to Sheung Wan) that will take us to Shun Tak Centre where the Hongkong-Macau Ferry Terminal is located. If you’re in Kowloon you can also check out the China Ferry Terminal located in TST. Since we didn’t book ahead of time, we just purchased one-way ticket on the spot at the ticketing counters located at the 3rd floor of the same building.
Before you board, you have to fill up the embarkation card since you’re leaving HK and entering Macau. Make sure to declare if there’s anything to declare and prepare your passport for stamps. Aside from that airport check-in counters and luggage services are also available in most port. Be sure to check-in your luggage 45 to 20 minutes prior your departure for additional fee. Carry on baggage are allowed provided that you meet their specifications. As for us, We pay additional 35 HKD for 20 KG and above per suitcase. Total travel time : 55 minutes so you can take a nap or enjoy the scenery if you’re near the window. For people with vertigo problems, make sure to drink your anti-vertigo pills before you travel. 🙂
Official Website: https://www.turbojet.com.hk/en/
Contact Number : Hong Kong (852) 2859 3333 & Macau (853) 2855 5025
Email Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Day Sailing : 153-177 KHD Economy / 315-337 KHD Super Class
Night Sailing : 189-200 KHD Economy / 358-369 KHD Super Class
Operating Hours : 0700 – 2359 Every 15 minutes
Other Infos : VIP Cabin Available for 2151 to 2852 (4 Seats)
There’s no need for you to book ahead of time so you can just purchase the ticket at the port. There’s also a bunch of other options. You can book online through their official site or via their mobile apps – apple/google. You can also try their self service ticketing kiosk available on all ports.
TurboJET Service Centre, Shop G02 Shun Tak Centre, East & West Bridge, 3/F Shun Tak Centre
China Ferry Terminal (HK)
33 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Porto Exterior, Macau Peninsula, Macau
From Macau Port, we hop onto the hotel free shuttle. If you’re bound to the Venetian, you can take the free bus ride complimentary by the hotel, just look for the Venetian bus and you’re good to go. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to use the comment area below. Hope this help & Happy Traveling!
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