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Can I choose which transfer area to go to?

Old Jun 28, 17, 11:48 pm
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Can I choose which transfer area to go to?

When connecting in HKIA, can I choose which of the transfer areas I want to pass through?

And does anyone know which of the transfer areas will be less busy during a particular time of the day?
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Old Jun 29, 17, 12:13 am
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Assuming you have an onward BP, you can choose any transfer area to go through.

I'm partial towards the transfer desk nearer to gates 60-70ish, as that tends to be a little remote and further away from the crowds. Everytime I pass through that transfer desk, there's 0 people, and the security officers snap to attention. Makes you feel like a VIP

If you have lounge status, using that transfer area pops you right out where the most-excellent The Pier lounge is.
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Old Jun 29, 17, 12:23 am
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Is W1/W2 also near Yung Kee?
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Old Jun 29, 17, 3:37 pm
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Irrelevant to CX... moving to the HKG forum.

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Old Jun 30, 17, 1:34 am
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Originally Posted by boybi View Post
When connecting in HKIA, can I choose which of the transfer areas I want to pass through?
Yes. The question is why.

Originally Posted by boybi View Post
And does anyone know which of the transfer areas will be less busy during a particular time of the day?
It will be unrealistic. As the world's 8th busiest airport, walking another transfer area may not help to accomplish what you want to do.
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Old Jun 30, 17, 3:41 am
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As a general rule the transfer areas next to transfer desks are busier than those which aren't.
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Old Jul 6, 17, 10:13 am
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Originally Posted by christep View Post
As a general rule the transfer areas next to transfer desks are busier than those which aren't.
Exactly. I always pick the ones that are not co-located with transfer desks.
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Old Jul 6, 17, 9:47 pm
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Originally Posted by ailiton View Post
Exactly. I always pick the ones that are not co-located with transfer desks.
And which are those?
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Old Jul 7, 17, 10:29 am
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Originally Posted by boybi View Post
And which are those?
The one at gate 27 is my favorite transit checkpoint, hardly ever a line when my flight arrives near there (although I'm one of the first ones to get off.) Once in the terminal you are equidistant to Wing/Pier/QF so that's icing on the cake.
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Old Jul 7, 17, 1:43 pm
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I've had pretty good luck with no lines even at the ones with transfer desks. I prefer the one close to 62 as its right next to The Pier.
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