Very compact and easy to get around, Macau offers a well-preserved heritage district and conveniences of a modern city.
It also pairs nicely with a trip to nearby Hong Kong.
Canals and gondolas at The Venetian MacauIndoor Italian-inspired canals and gondolas at The Venetian Macau
Ruins of Saint Paul Cathderal in MacauRuins of Saint Paul Cathderal in Macau's Portuguese-colonial district
Monte Forte (Fortaleza do Monte), Macau
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How much does it cost to travel in Macau?
Do Filipinos need a visa to travel to Macau?
Philippines nationals can enjoy visa-free travel in Macau, for up to 14 days.
Filipino citizens (Philippine passport holders) do not need to apply for a visa before arriving in Macau granted that the purpose of the visit is for tourism or transit only.
Simply show up at the immigration checkpoint and get your passport stamped. Filipinos usually get a maximum stay of 30 days.
How to go to Macau?
Macau International Airport (MFM) connects Macau from most capital cities in East Asia and Southeast Asia.
A popular way to travel to Macau is to arrive in Hong Kong and take a 1-hour cross-border ferry to Macao peninsula and Taipa.
From the Philippines
Fly direct from Manila and Clark on Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines & AirAsia. Travel time takes around 2 hours.
How to find cheap flights to Macau?
The easy way is to search on airfare comparison sites that can show you the lowest fares on many airlines in one go.
Start your search on Momondo, Wego or Dohop.
How to book Macau promo fares?
Check Macau promo alerts several weeks or months ahead of your trip if you are planning your trip early. The cheapest promos are sold up to a year in advance of the travel/flight departure date & are often only available if you book directly with the airline.
Where should I book a hotel/hostel?
Go to Agoda & Booking.com & to check room rates & discounts. Book as soon as you have finalized your travel dates because hotel/hostel prices rarely go down the closer you are on your trip. Make sure to filter your search based on your budget and sort the results by guest review rating.
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Do I need a visa to visit Macau?
Tourists from around countries do not need to apply for a visa or entry permit to travel in Macau. Free-visas are granted for a maximum stay of 14 days, to up to 6 months depending on the passport provided. If you are a citizen of one of these nations, you may be able to visit Macau visa-free for a maximum stay of 14 days, to up to 6 months depending on the passport provided.
Go to the Macau Immigration website to check if you need to apply for a visa before going on your trip. The list of countries entitled for visa exemption is listed on Part VII of the “Entry and Exit of Non-residents” page.
If you are from a country that is not listed under the visa exception scheme, see if you are eligible to apply for a Visa on Arrival (VoA).
Travelers can enter Macau through immigration checkpoints found in various international airports, seaports, and land border crossings. Including Macau International Airport and international ferry terminals.
Always remember that all countries have the right to refuse entry to any person. Even if you are eligible for the free tourist visa or already have one in hand at the border.
Make sure that you are able to provide the following:
Passport not expiring within 6 months.
Evidence that you are visiting for travel or holiday purposes only.
Evidence that you are able to fund your stay for the entire duration of your visit.
Have confirmed flight tickets back to your home country or an onward destination that you are allowed to enter.
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