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China

Hong Kong

香港民宿 http://hk1.cc/ lodges info in HongKong, prepare for a few options for backup before you go

Taiwan

Visa

Taipei

  • Arrival
    • Singapore to Taipei
      • (TigerAir, 500 sgd/p, 4:40Hr) https://www.tigerair.com
      • (AirAsia, 754 sgd/p, by Malaysia)
      • (SilkAir, 1000+ sgd/p)
      • (Cathay Pacific, 1000+ sgd/p, by HongKong)
    • 中华电信柜台: (350台币) 3G无限制上网五天,并包含50台币的电话费
    • 飞狗巴士(出来后右转坐到市区的大巴, 140/p)
  • Hotel - to be done
  • Railway ticket:
    • 7-11订火车票(台北到花莲) or
    • 台北火车站 (不需要出示身份证件)
      • 高铁票可以直接在台湾高铁的官网上预订,预定价格一般是九折,
      • 如果提前28天可以拿到65折,很划算,可以使用信用卡,用护照或其他证件号码,取票时要用。
      • 可以在火车站或者便利店“7-11”取票。
  • Get around
    • 台北街头有很多y-bike的租车点(最开始的30分钟免费,以后每个小时10台币, 用电话卡和悠游卡(任何捷运站和7-11都能买到))
  • Spot:
    • 101大楼: 观景台的售票处在5楼(101开放到22点的,21点就停止售票)

花莲 Hualian

  • Arrival:
    • 台北火车站 to 花莲火车站 [440NT, 3小时多点]
  • Get around:
    • 民宿发现楼下有免费的自行车可以骑(车也不用锁)
  • Spot:
    • 自强夜市

Kengdin

  • Arrival
    1. 花莲火车站 to 枋寥火车站
    2. 枋寥国光客运 to 垦丁[161NT, 1小时多点](垦丁大街的尽头,恺撒饭店)
    3. 打电话到民宿,让民宿的管家来接(300NT)
  • Get around:
    • 电动车
    • 司机车: 3000NT / 8小时
  • Spots:
    • 鹅銮鼻公园,鹅銮鼻灯塔,国境之南 (门票)[1小时]
      • 进了公园,直走~一直走到尽头,海边,沿着海宾栈道~然后走到灯塔,再走出去
  • Away:
    • 老板娘预订的往高雄的小巴车,搭乘高铁
  • Words:
    • 冬天到墾丁試試落山風威力吧!,不過墾丁還是要夏天比較好玩哦!
    • 恆春=四季如春
    • 北部容易下雨,南部就避開5月梅雨季、7-8-9月偶爾有颱風
    • 恆春是個鎮,墾丁只是恆春裡的小小一個里
    • 看出火,看关山日落,吃后壁湖那的新鲜的三文鱼

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Okinawa

  • Okinawa (冲绳): half Japan length away from Tokyo, 1/4 Japan length away from Shanghai (2 hour flight)
  • China Eastern Airline provide the easiest way to reach there from Shanghai

Hawaii

Visa

For USA visa, Singapore passport hold no need visa,

Other passport hold need to apply for the USA visa, or Hawaii only visa, official US at SG website info: http://singapore.usembassy.gov/visas.html

“” Most Singaporeans traveling on business or tourism for less than 90 days do not require a visa and can travel under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP).

All travelers under the VWP must obtain authorization through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) prior to initiating travel to the United States. (ESTA, and fee applys)“”

The visit visa to US (B-2 type) is about 200 SGD per person; more info

requirement:

  • demo for a temporary visit
  • plan to remain for a specific, limited period;
  • Evidence of funds to cover expenses in the United States
  • have a residence outside the U.S. as well as other binding social or economic ties that will ensure their return abroad at the end of the visit.

fill:

  • A Nonimmigrant Visa Electronic Application (DS-160) Form
  • A passport valid for travel to the United States with a validity date at least six months beyond the applicant's intended period of stay in the United States
  • one 2×2 passport photo
  • A receipt of visa application processing fee
  • A issue fee (China no need, others check here)
  • e-booking form

Geting there is most difficult part of the travel, as it doesn't linked to the whole world like Singapore,

There are limited path leading to Honolulu (main part of Hawaii),

  • Japan
  • Korean, Soul
  • USA

So if you travel from Asia, the best path is from Japan, one of the single airline option is JAL, http://www.sg.jal.com/sgl/en/ (take a morning flight from sg to narita, then narita to honolulu. you'll be in hawaii the morning of the same day you left.)

Currently, the round trip there is about 2000 SGD per person including tax.

Hotel

Average hotel rate is 100 SGD per night, such as http://www.holidaysurfhotel.com/

Some agency option is: http://www.chanbrothers.com

  • which gives you return flight option of 1800 sgd per person

Airport

  • people guide
  • Children (Age: 2-11 years old)
    • Tickets for children must be bought together with an adult ticket, where the travelling adult is at least 18 years of age
    • Children are eligible for child fare if they are between the ages of 2 and 11 at the end of the travel itinerary.
    • In most cases, children are usually charged a percentage of the applicable adult fare
  • Infant (Age: 7 days - less than 2 years old)
    • Infants must be more than 7 days and less than 2 years old.
    • Each infant is required to travel with a separate adult, hence the number of infant travellers cannot be more than the adult travellers permissible in one booking on silkair.com
    • Infants are not permitted to travel with unaccompanied minors and children. If you are a single adult passenger who is travelling with more than one infant, please contact your local SilkAir Reservation Office for booking assistance.
    • Infants are eligible for infant fare if they are between the ages of 7 days and less than 2 years old at the end of the travel itinerary.
    • A booking with the infant departing on or after his/her 2nd birthday will not be eligible for the infant fare even if it is made prior to his/her 2nd birthda