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Hong Kong to Macao on the World's Longest Bridge-Tunnel Sea Crossing

Hong Kong to Macao on the World's Longest Bridge-Tunnel Sea Crossing

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Old Nov 27, 18, 3:21 pm
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Originally Posted by Bretteee View Post
How long is the actual trip. I took the ferry in 1977. There was nothing in Macao then. It was really a waste of time. Is Macao worth visiting now?
Not really. Lots of casinos, but not a whole lot to see/do aside from that. I guess itís worth a day trip if youíre curious, but I didnít find it all that interesting when I went last year.

Huge crowds in the older section of town when we were there, so Iíd imagine those will only increase.
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Old Nov 28, 18, 5:09 am
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How long is the actual trip. I took the ferry in 1977. There was nothing in Macao then. It was really a waste of time. Is Macao worth visiting now?
The historic centre is now UNESCO World Heritage. Besides the main shopping street and St.Paul, which are incredibly crowded, there are plenty of other churches and sights that are deserted.

My Macau gallery to give you some inspiration : https://www.globalphotos.org/macau.htm
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Old Jan 3, 19, 8:07 am
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Very interesting report. Do you know if a hotel car would be able to drive clients from HK to Macao using the bridge?
Also, do you know how close to the check-in area at HKIA a hotel car coming from Macao could drop off its clients?

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Old Jan 5, 19, 5:33 am
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Very interesting report. Do you know if a hotel car would be able to drive clients from HK to Macao using the bridge?
Also, do you know how close to the check-in area at HKIA a hotel car coming from Macao could drop off its clients?

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I doubt any hotel cars have made the application to drive on the bridge. I believe the same permit is required for Macau's cars to drive on the bridge (authorizations from Macau, Hong Kong, and China). Not sure whether the Macau vehicle can continue to drive into Hong Kong or only let you off at the port, then you need to catch a bus for the short ride into the airport.
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Old Jan 8, 19, 8:37 am
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Are there any casino buses available on arrival like the ferry terminal?
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Old Jan 8, 19, 8:53 am
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I can't tell you first-hand, but on the Asia-HK forum here there's a post that says there are, starting from 10am.
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Old Jan 8, 19, 9:54 am
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I booked a private car (Toyota Alphard) through my hotel and can report that it was a very expensive (4500 HKD oneway) but smooth experience (I had a lot of luggage).
It took 90 minutes door to door from the Upper House to the Wynn Palace in Macau (and 75 minutes for the return journey to HKIA).
The bridge is quite amazing, it was a great experience.
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Old Jan 9, 19, 12:37 am
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Cars need a special permit to cross the bridge, so it's not surprising it's expensive. Still, HK$4500 . . . .
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Old Jan 9, 19, 5:13 am
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More expensive than the helicopter!
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Old Jan 9, 19, 5:18 am
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More expensive than the helicopter!
Indeed, but the most comfortable solution if you travel with lots of luggage...
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