Friday, August 19, 2022

Transportation

How to Get Free Rides on Uber

It is possible to get free trips on Uber -- if your fare does not exceed HK$50. More accurately put, it is possible to get reduced fares when you take Uber. 1. Invitation from an Uber rider. By following a referral...

How Uber Passengers Can Check Their Rating From Drivers

Uber has created a platform that allows both drivers and riders to rate each other. Unlike restaurants or hotels where customers can only provide feedback on the quality of sleep, food and staff attitude, Uber makes it fair for...

4 Ways To Be A Better Uber Driver

Being an Uber driver itself presents a number of advantages over taxicabs notably the more tidy cars, passenger's ability to rate drivers, and the minimal need to tell directions given the nature of how this service operates. But drivers shouldn't...

MTR South Island Line To Open By End of 2016

Travel woes for passengers passing through the notorious Abderdeen Tunnel may ease a bit once the long-awaited MTR South Island Line's launch before end of the year takes place. Imagine travel time from Admiralty to Ocean Park, which will have...

7 Things We Do Inside KMB Bus That Are Prohibited

Conditions of carriage are duly set by all means of transport. One of the more controversial list is that of the MTR where there are a few head-scratching (to say the least) regulations in place like "dangerous driving" which...

62 MTR Violations and Penalties

Taking the MTR is one of the most efficient ways of getting around Hong Kong. So to ensure a safe and smooth ride for all passengers taking the subway lines, there are several things every discerning passenger should be...

Cathay Pacific Bids B747 Goodbye, Welcomes 10-Seater Cabin Rows

Cathay Pacific just celebrated its 70th year of operation as Hong Kong's flag-carrier. Whether it's coincidental or pure corporate strategy, the airline retired its iconic Boeing 747 aircraft, famously featured with its jaw-dropping approaches at the old Kai Tak...

CCTV in Taxis: The Best Way to Curb Abuse?

Just like in shops and public places, closed-circuit television surveillance cameras can be considered the hero in solving crimes and settling disputes as the ultimate provider of indisputable proof. And as the taxi industry in Hong Kong tries to stave...

Why No 24-Hour MTR Operations is a Good Idea

Hong Kong is a place sometimes referred to as a city that never sleeps, apparently in reference to the high level of activity late at night and available services round the clock. For example, the operation of shopping malls extend...

Why Is It Called Octopus Card?

We use it everyday paying for our bus or train ride, parking, merchandise at groceries or convenience shops, fastfood outlets, building passes, school attendances or vending machines. But maybe we don't know much about why it is called Octopus card....
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