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Visa to macau

Hi, i'll be going to macau in mid March with my family. can anyone tell me how to go about with the visa application? i'm from Malaysia.Do i need to get a visa prior to arriving, or can i get one done on arrival? how much will it cost? and do i need a different visa if i plan to travel to Hong Kong or Guang Zhou, China?

Please advise. Thanks!!

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George

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1. Re: Visa to macau

Macau or HK : Visas are required by all visitors "except" Nationals of Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Liechtenstein, "Malaysia", Mexico, Monaco, Namibia, New Zealand, Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, the United States of America and Uruguay "for a stay up to 30 days";

However you need a visa to enter China, including Guangzhou.

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IIRC, Malaysians don't need a visa to travel to Macau, and can get 14-day tourist visas on arrival at Chinese borders.

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how much does the visa to china cost?

Thanks!

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That would depend on a) your passport nationality, b) where you're getting it, c) if you're asking for expedited service or not and d) the length of the visa you need.

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British passport holders are given a 6 months visa on arrival as they do in HK. Missed from original list:)

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Hi George, as advised, as citizens of Malaysia, you do not need visa for Macau or Hong Kong.

However, do have your passport with you all the time when making this entry into/out of HK/Macau,as you still need to go through CIQ.

If you are going via sea or air transfer, check the baggage weight and dimensions limitations.

For China, you need a visa, agent in KL can do it for you over here, or if in Macau/HK, require at least 3 working days; then of course, there is the "tolled" expressway to shorten this period.

If you are flying into MFM, and from the airport, wish to go into HK immediately, check out turbojet's new macau express link, which saves the hassle of luggage, and even immigration formalities.A shuttle bus is also provided from MFM airport in Taipa to the ferry terminal in Macau peninsula.

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Hi George, by the way, have you narrowed your choice of accommodation in Macau-if you want to avoid hotels with casino and nightclub crowds- Hotel Grandeur can be recommended. It is now known as MetroPark.

Or the the hotel operated by the Institute of Tourism Studies-Pousada Mong Ha.

Make sure you get a bilingual map, or the name of the hotel printed in Chinese-e.g. the institutional casino and hotel of Stanley Ho-Hotel Lisboa, is only known to the local folks(especially taxi drivers) as "Po Keng".

The main road of Macau which is Avenida Almeida Ribeiro is their "SAn Ma Lo" in local language of Cantonese which is widely spoken over here.

As you intend to travel to HK, just exchange RM into HKD (HKD100 is around RM45), then when in MAcau, just change small amount into Pataca, which is Macau official local currency(but HKD is widely accepted over in Macau). The small amount of MOP comes handy for bus rides-flat fare of MOP2.50 (that is 2 patacas and 50 avos), which you put into a coin slot machine in the bus.

At the airport, there is also an airport shuttle bus into Macau peninsula, with the fare at MOP3.30- AP1, it goes into Macau peninsula via the Sai Van bridge, and terminates at the Barrier Gate, and also can use it for the MFT(Macau Ferry Terminal).

Try to schedule your travel into HK on weekdays,to avoid crowds of Chinese mainlanders.

If you have the time, until May 12, head to Saloma restaurant along Jalan Ampang (next to the Malaysia Tourism Centre), and Macau Tourism Rep Office is having a heritage exhibition at Saloma open air restaurant; over here, there is a little kiosk, which you could collect some guidebooks, maps, pamphlets of Macau's fisherman wharf, churches, musuems, to prepare you with pre-trip knowledge.

Gosh, that's mid March next year(i.e. 2008), good forward planning.

I will be off next month this year for the Macau Open Golf tournament.

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Umm,as the original post was from February this year, I think georgeKL already went last month ...

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