"Get an octopus card (can be..." Octopus Card Tip by Kindra

Octopus Card, Hong Kong: 63 reviews and 46 photos


<font color=green><b>Get an octopus card (can be used for 8 different types of transit) and put money on it as you need it.</b> This will allow you to travel the MTR, double decker buses, ferries and some mini buses by simply swiping the card (it deducts points from it). For one fare, if you don't quite have enough it will put you in debt and the next time you put money on the card it will be deducted from your balance (or your deposit if you hand the card back in). You need exact change for some minibuses and your fare always depends on how far you are travelling. This makes sense and is fair. The transit system in HK is extremely well organized... no need to worry. And it is fun. Especially taking a tram (when its not too crowded) through the streets of busy HK near sunset.</font>

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Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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