Two Hong Kong-Macau ferry operators will raise ticket prices for the first time in five years starting this weekend. TurboJET will increase fares by 8.5%-10% from Sheung Wan and the Hong Kong International Airport to Macau and Taipa. Cotai Water Jet will implement similar price hikes on its Sheung Wan-Macau route from September 15.

TurjoJET will increase its Economy tickets to HK$175 on weekdays and HK$190 on weekends and public holidays, while its Super Class tickets will cost HK$365 and HK$395 respectively during these days. Night sailings on economy class will cost HK$220 (Economy) and HK$415 (Super Class) every day of the week.

Premier Grand Class tickets will be priced at HK$495 during the day and HK$575 for night sailings throughout the week, and Premier VIP Cabins that seat four people will cost HK$2,480 during the day and HK$3,310 during the night.

(Adult, weekdays)
(Adult, weekdays)
TurboJET EconomyHK$160HK$175
TurboJET Super ClassHK$335HK$365
Cotai ClassHK$160HK$175
Cotai FirstHK$282HK$310
A comparison between the old and new fares on Hong Kong-Macau ferries

Economy tickets on the Taipa-Hong Kong International Airport route will be HK$297 for adults, HK$226 for children aged between 2 and 12 years, and HK$165 for infants. 

Cotai Water Jet will also price its economy tickets at HK$175 on weekdays, HK$190 on weekends and public holidays, and HK$220 for night sailings. However, its Cotai First fares are cheaper than TurjoJET’s Super Class tickets at HK$310 on weekdays, HK$329 on weekends and public holidays, and HK$360 for night journeys.

In addition, its Cotai VIP Cabin, which can accommodate eight passengers, will cost HK$2,480 on weekdays, HK$2,632 on weekends and other holidays, and HK$2,880 on during night sailings. Children over the age of one-year-old must purchase a ticket for all categories of seats.

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For more details on the fare increases, visit the TurboJET and Cotai Water Jet websites.

Header image credits: LN9267 via WikiCommons

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From the Middle East to the Far East and a couple of places in between, Anjali has lived in no fewer than seven cities in Asia, and has travelled extensively in the region. She worked as a lifestyle journalist in India before coming to Hong Kong, where her favourite thing to do is island-hopping with her daughter. You can check out her musings on motherhood, courtesy her Instagram profile.

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