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Separate leg transit HKG Chinese Passport?

I am a Chinese passport holder with US permanent residence. I booked two separate tickets with different airlines, one from US -> HKG (Qatar Airways), one from HKG to China (Xiamen Airlines a day ...
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Why was I denied boarding on a flight with a transfer through Hong Kong?

I booked a flight on Cathay but I was denied boarding from China to Europe via Hong Kong. The operator claimed that I need visa to transit (Syrian national) although I had one single booking and my ...
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What can I do at Hong Kong Airport for 13 hours?

Problem: I have a layover of 13 hours on the 15th of December 2019. I arrive 7 am in the morning, depart 8 pm Hong Kong time. I had earlier planned to go out but now I don't think I should risk it. ...
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San Francisco To Hyderabad via Hong Kong with 15 hours layover, Do I need to to submit a Pre-arrival Registration for hotel stay in HKG transit area?

I am a H1b visa holder working in USA traveling to India via Hong Kong where there is a 15h layover. I have seen that there is a Pre-arrival Registration Indians must go through if they are going to ...
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Is there any weekly pass for the Airport Express in Hong Kong?

I have to do 1 or 2 daily roundtrips between the Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) and Hong Kong Kowloon/Central station for one week. Using the normal fare, it is quite expensive: ~110 HKD (~=14 ...
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Luggage & transfer flight question, Hong Kong Airlines

Question: I’m wanting to catch a Hong Kong Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Bali, LAX > Hong Kong (HKG) > Bali (DPS). There is a transfer flight stop in Hong Kong with only 1 hour in between and ...
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Transit Time at Hongkong Airport

I am looking to book flights between Mumbai,India and San Francisco, USA on a Cathay Pacific flight. For the trip from SFO to BOM and stop over at HKIA, the flight options available provide a stop ...
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Where to meet a travel partner at the Hong Kong airport?

My friend and I arrive to the HK airport (by international flights) with a 40-minute difference. Where is the best place for us to meet? I've heard that all flights arrive to terminal 1. Is it a good ...
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Buses from Hong Kong airport to Tsim Sha Tsui

Which buses can I take to get from the Hong Kong airport to 36-44 Nathan Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong? Which ones are the most convenient in terms of the proximity of the destination bus stop and/or ...
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Does an Indian citizen need a transit visa in Hong Kong when travelling to Australia?

I am travelling to Australia via Hong Kong. I have a layover time of 16 hours in one of the trips. Please tell me if I need a visa if I stay in the airport and travel from one terminal to the other ...
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Traveling to Japan with layover in Hong Kong

I am traveling to Japan on Cathay Airlines. 5 hour layover in Hong Kong then on to Japan on Cathay Airlines. Will I have to go through Chines Customs even though I never leave the airport?
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Does a Nepali need a transit visa for a technical stop in Hong Kong?

I have a Nepali passport and am traveling SFO-SIN (from San Francisco to Singapore). I see on the ticket it says 1 HR stop in Hong Kong. When I called my travel agency they said it's for a technical ...
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Haikou, China > Hong Kong > Doha, do I need to recheck luggage?

Im flying from Haikou to Denmark tomorrow. I would like to know if I have to pick up my luggage and check in all over in Hong Kong, as I will have very little time in HK. Haikou > HK is with ...
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Stop over of 33 hrs at Hong Kong by flight Cathay Pacific

I am most likely to travel to LAX from Mumbai in next month by Cathay Pacific air lines. I have lay over of about 33 hrs at Hong Kong. I want to know whether air line will provide to and fro journey ...
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Accommodation close to Hong Kong International Airport

I'm flying into Hong Kong International Airport on a Saturday just before six pm, and flying out of the airport at 12:05 pm the following day with MIAT. MIAT's terms and conditions apparently say you ...
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Hong Kong Airport Express Shuttle bus

I’ll be taking the Hong Kong Airport Express to Tsing Yi Station and then transfer to Disneyland Resort. Can I still board the complimentary shuttle bus at Hong Kong station to my hotel if I take the ...
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What can I do in Hong Kong with a six-hour layover?

I have a layover at HK Int for 6 hours in the morning. I arrive at 6.20am and fly out at 12.50pm. Is it sensible to leave the airport and have a 'quick' look at the city? I've never been to Hong Kong.
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How do I get from Terminal 1 to Terminal 2 in Hong Kong airport? (HKG)

My flight is at Terminal 2 at the Hong Kong airport but I cannot find any local buses to get there, only to Terminal 1. I also have looked up information on their website but it is ambiguous as to ...
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What can I do in Hong Kong with a three hour layover?

I was wondering if there was anything I can do in Hong Kong for a small amount of time, aside from just hanging around in the airport. Are there nearby places reachable within 30~ minutes of ...
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Visiting the Ngong Ping 360 cable car on an evening layover in Hong Kong International Airport?

Based on the How to leave Hong Kong International Airport by foot question, I know that leaving Hong Kong International Airport on foot during a layover can be done but isn't easy. However, from an ...
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How to get from Macau to Hong Kong airport for an early morning flight

There are direct ferries from Macau to the Hong Kong airport, but the last one leaves at 20:00 and the first one at 7:30. For a flight at 9 am or earlier I need a different way to get there. I like to ...
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How to leave Hong Kong International Airport by foot

Is there any way to leave HKIA by foot? I have a 4 hour stopover, so I would like to shortly visit the neighbouring city of Tung Chung (home to 200-year-old forts and temples), but I want to avoid ...
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Can you buy duty free alcohol at Hong Kong International Airport for travel to Australia?

Currently, Australia has tough restrictions on liquids for both departing and arriving flights. These mean that for a flight to Australia, you will be re-screened before boarding the plane, with ...
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Can you get a refund on your Octopus Card deposit at Hong Kong airport?

While in Hong Kong, I'm planning to get an Octopus card to use on public transport to get about the city. As with a lot of these stored value, contactless public transport cards around the world, ...
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Finding the "Airport Express Shuttle Bus" at Hong Kong station?

In a few days time, I fly into Hong Kong International Airport (HKG). Having read through the WikiVoyage section on getting from the airport, I'm planning to take the Airport Express. The directions ...
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What's the best area of Hong Kong to stay in on a short stopover visit for sightseeing?

I'm thinking about taking a stopover of 1-2 days next time I fly through Hong Kong, rather than just carrying straight on with my next flight. If I do do this, I'll need to work out the best area to ...
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Free bus shuttle service from Hong Kong airport?

Does someone have details and the route of the free bus service from/to Hong Kong (HKG) airport to the city ?
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Hong Kong Airport - restricted/non-restricted areas

I have booked a flight to the Philippines and I have a layover of 3h 30m in Hong Kong Airport (arrival an departure in Terminal 1). So I looked at the shops in that terminal to see if I can buy a ...
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