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Re: Shopping - What & Where to buy in Hong Kong & Macau

Postby hquek » Thu Sep 18, 2014 4:34 pm



quite confused le. HK already has this for all visitors who visit there more than 3x a year, but just have to register at HK customs (at airport I'm sure, saw my friend get it). The only difference I see is that now we can go Changi airport to get that.

Anyway, what my friend did was during one of her trips to HK, she went to Shenzhen. That was considered one entry also.

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Re: Shopping - What & Where to buy in Hong Kong & Macau

Postby jetsetter » Thu Sep 18, 2014 4:53 pm

hquek wrote:


quite confused le. HK already has this for all visitors who visit there more than 3x a year, but just have to register at HK customs (at airport I'm sure, saw my friend get it). The only difference I see is that now we can go Changi airport to get that.

Anyway, what my friend did was during one of her trips to HK, she went to Shenzhen. That was considered one entry also.


Using fingerprint and save the embarkation/disembarkation cards filling too?

Automated passport clearance for S'poreans visiting HK frequently

FROM next Monday, Singaporeans who travel frequently to Hong Kong can apply for a facility to avoid long immigration queues at the city's airport.

The two cities have agreed to allow mutual automated clearance of passports, said the Singapore Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) yesterday. Machines at the airports read passports and fingerprints and travellers need not fill in embarkation or disembarkation cards.

- See more at: http://www.straitstimes.com/news/singap ... rxpP9.dpuf


Not sure abt now, but last time needed to fill in those cards which was really ley chey...I used to make day trips up and down HK and Shenzhen or HK and Guangzhou daily to weekly, so this fingerprint clearance will benefit biz travellers like me then.

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Re: Shopping - What & Where to buy in Hong Kong & Macau

Postby hquek » Thu Sep 18, 2014 4:55 pm

You would have qualified already before this news. My friend did hers like last year in HK. She was happily waltzing through the e clearance while I was miserable at the long line.

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Re: Shopping - What & Where to buy in Hong Kong & Macau

Postby jetsetter » Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:52 pm

Travel Notice for Hong Kong [29 September 2014]

Protestors gathered outside Hong Kong’s Government Headquarters over the weekend of 27-28 September 2014. The protests could be spreading to other parts of the city. There are disruptions to traffic and public transport services, and closures of some schools and businesses. Singaporeans should avoid the crowd and demonstrations.

Singaporeans travelling to or residing in Hong Kong should monitor the local news and developments closely and heed the instructions of local authorities. They should take all necessary precautions for personal safety, including purchasing comprehensive travel and medical insurance.

In addition, Singaporeans travelling to or residing in Hong Kong are encouraged to eRegister with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at https://eregister.mfa.gov.sg to facilitate contact should the need arise. Singaporeans who are in need of consular assistance while in Hong Kong may contact our Consulate-General or the 24-hour MFA Duty Office at:

Consulate-General of the Republic of Singapore – China (Hong Kong SAR)
Address: Units 901-2, 9th Floor
Admiralty Centre Tower 1
18 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong
Tel: +(852) 2527-2212
Telefax: +(852) 2861-3595
Email: singcg_hkg@sgmfa.gov.sg

Homepage: http://www.mfa.gov.sg/hongkong
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Office (24-hours)
Tel: 6379 8800, 6379 8855
Fax: 6476-7302
Email: mfa_duty_officer@mfa.gov.sg

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Re: Shopping - What & Where to buy in Hong Kong & Macau

Postby makanbees » Wed Aug 03, 2016 2:10 pm

Thanks for the info.

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