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Can I pay with HKD in Macau or Shenzhen?

HKD is usually accepted in Macau but any change which you might get would be in the Macanese currency. Macanese Pataca, on the other hand, isn't accepted in Hong Kong. This is based on my personal ...
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Is there a way to go from Macau to Hong Kong by public transport?

Through the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, HZM bus (金巴) offers daily Hong Kong-Macau services. You will not pass through mainland Chinese immigration. Online ticket purchase for Hong Kong -> Macau ...
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Drive from Hong Kong to Macau, without entering Mainland China

Gratuitous image of a unicorn, a triple plate MO (centre) / HK (bottom) / Guangdong (top). The main plate is from Macau. No you can't. For a couple of reasons. First, the HKZHMO bridge is mostly ...
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How do I use the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao (HKZM) bridge?

There are two types of scheduled bus service operating on the HKZM Bridge. Shuttle Buses "Shuttle Buses" are operated by Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Shuttle Bus Co Ltd. They run like city buses: ...
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Can I pay with HKD in Macau or Shenzhen?

SHENZEN (CN) In Shenzen almost always not - especially if you get further away from the border area. you might get lucky with some random person or HK owner of some venue - but don't count on it. ( ...
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Can I pay with HKD in Macau or Shenzhen?

HKD in Shenzhen is basically a no go. You may find the occasional person or merchant to take HKD, but the exchange rate will be atrocious. You will be much better off getting cash from an ATM.
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Is speaking Portuguese useful in Macau today?

Not really. Only around 0.6% of Macanese speak Portuguese as a first language, and perhaps 5% of the population can speak it at all, most of them elderly and unlikely to be encountered by the casual ...
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Hong Kong Airport – Macau – Hong Kong

One may get from Hong Kong to Macau with the 24-hour bridge shuttle bus via the HZMB (Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge), which takes about 30 minutes. One first has to go to the HZMB (Hong Kong–Zhuhai–...
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Getting from Macau to Zhuhai Airport

For your first and second questions, you would actually be better off taking the airport bus from Macau. According to the website of Zhuhai Airport, there is a shuttle bus that stops at the The ...
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Where can I get MOP coins in Hong Kong?

I think the best chance you can get any Macanese pataca (MOP) coin is in Macau, since in Hong Kong the only legal tender is Hong Kong Dollar (HKD). But even in Macau it really depend on your luck if ...
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Is there any Add Value Machine for Octopus at HZMB (Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge) Hong Kong Port?

There is a convenience store in the HZMB (Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge) Hong Port where one can recharge an Octopus card via cash only (credit and debit cards are not accepted). Convenience store ...
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What would be the best place to buy a Macau Pass Anonymous Card while traveling from Hongkong Airport to Macau via Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge?

Macau pass is not (officially) available in Hong Kong - I cannot find any posts from local forums saying it is sold in any outlets in Hong Kong (not even the Hong Kong - Macau Ferry Port in Sheung Wan)...
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Travel from Dublin to Macau

In practical terms, Macau is essentially a regional airport. It is very small compared to Hong Kong. TurboJET has two morning sailing directly to the airport. If neither of those suite you, there is ...
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Travel from Dublin to Macau

According to this website, there are ferries from Macau to Hong Kong International Airport every day at 7:15am and 9:30am. The trip takes 70 minutes and costs 254 Hong Kong dollars (about US$ 33). 9:...
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Getting from Macau (Taipa) to Hong Kong (Tin Wan)

An interesting question given the specific, unconventional (and somehow unfortunate) choice of hotels. Nowadays, Macau hotels usually provide complimentary shuttle bus service to customers. Inn Hotel ...
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Is there any free WiFi network available at the HZMB (Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge Macau Port?

Yes, there is. According to a free WiFi service site created by Macau government, there are 3 locations/areas with WiFi provided. This site (there's an app too) also provide the locations of all free ...
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How to get from Macau to Hong Kong airport for an early morning flight

One may get from Macau to Hong Kong with the 24-hour bridge shuttle bus via the HZMB (Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge), which takes about 30 minutes. For more information, see Hong Kong Airport – ...
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Do I need a visa or pre-arrival registration to go to Macau via Hong Kong?

From HKIA website (retrieved 7 June 2017): To PRD and Macao For transfer passengers who would like to take ferries to the Pearl River Delta (PRD) / Macao, please proceed to the ferry ...
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Outward journey embarkment point for Hong Kong entry permit

While HK and Macau have their own immigration system and policies, China insists very much on the fact that it is a single country, even if Macau and Hong Kong have a special status (under the “one ...
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Outward journey embarkment point for Hong Kong entry permit

Short answer: Yes, you can enter through Hong Kong and leave through Macau. Technically, the onward tickets requirement does not apply at Hong Kong given the travel plan in question, but you are not ...
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How does the Macau visa-on-arrival work?

Visa-exempt entry for Macau is typically for a maximum of 30 days for people of most nationalities. The official guidelines state: Visitors are required to prove that they possess the vital ...
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What are my transport options from Macau Airport to downtown Macau?

From Wikivoyage, you have a few options: The light rail system serves the airport. Bus AP1 plies a route between the airport and the Barrier Gate. Its route passes through several points on Taipa ...
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Can I pay with HKD in Macau or Shenzhen?

One very important thing about Macau is in most if not all casinos you must have a mainland China, HK or Macau identity card to take out cash at all no matter the currency or the Amount, even with a ...
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Can I pay with HKD in Macau or Shenzhen?

In Shenzhen, many establishments near entry point areas will take HKD, but the exchange rates are usually suboptimal. One such area is Shuiwei (Shui Wai) 水围 area, which is frequented by guests from ...
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Can I pay with HKD in Macau or Shenzhen?

Also wanted to mention that many places in Macau also let you spend RMB (as well as newer-HKD). Most shops charge the same price for all the currencies though, so using MOP is the best deal.
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