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octopus card vs tourist day pass

Which is better to have, the Octopus card or a Tourist Day Pass? Or should we have both? Can we purchase the card upon entry from the Zhihua Ferry?

We will be in HK for 75 hours. 3 days +

Edited: 21 December 2012, 03:56
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1. Re: octopus card vs tourist day pass

Octopus Card. It is always better value.

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2. Re: octopus card vs tourist day pass

Carmencello, since you live in Zhuhai, surely you will visit HK more than once! The Octopus card remains valid for 1000 days after the last time you used it, and can still be recactivated after that period. IMO it is an essential buy for anyone living in the PRD!!

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>>>Octopus Card. It is always better value.<<<

For the majority of situations but NOT always.

It depends on one's planned activities whilst in H.K.

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4. Re: octopus card vs tourist day pass

carmencello, Please use the search function.

We should no add another thread with the full discussion and business case for all potential situations. It was discussed many times and all (all!!!) required information was given.

If you do not want to waste too much time, chose Octopus. Loss potential is very limited.

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Oh, no! I am from Colorado in the USA. I will be arriving from the ZhuHai Ferry at the beginning of our 74 hours in HongKong before we return to US. So can we purchase an octopus card at the ferry pier?

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carmencello -

how about changing your personal details to reflect where you are from - which hopefully will save time and effort from those trying to assist you ?

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7. Re: octopus card vs tourist day pass

Also people from Colorado can buy and use a Octopus card for sure. You can buy it at the MTR (mass transit railway/ subway) station.

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