Passport / Visa
All visitors must hold a passport or a valid travel document for travel to Macau and are required to have a visa except some countries which are exempted from a visa or entry permit.
Most travelers can enter Macau with just their passports for between 30 and 90 days, including citizens of the following countries:
Travelers who do require visas can get them, valid for 30 days, on arrival in Macau. Visitors may also apply for an entry permit or visa upon arrival at the immigration checkpoint. However, visitors from certain countries are required to obtain a visa in advance before their trip to Macau.
You can get a single one-month visa extension from the Peninsula or Taipa branches of the Macau Immigration Department.
Address: Public Security Police Force Headquarters, Praceta de 1 de Outubro, Macau
Phone: +853 2872 5488
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit Macau is during autumn and winter, from mid-October to December. The average yearly temperatures are around 20 degree Celsius and there are almost 100 days when the temperature becomes higher than 30 degree Celsius.
Visitors are advised to wear a thick jacket or an overcoat to keep warm during the colder months.
Macau International Airport locates on Taipa Island and is serviced by flights of Air Asia, China Easter, EVA Airways, Silk Air, Singapore Airlines, Trans Asia Airways and Xiamen Airlines.
From the airport you can catch public buses to Avenida Almeida Ribeiro, the Border Gate, the Jetfoil Terminal and Colôane.
Shuttle bus service to your hotel is available departing from the north exit of the airport parking lot. Buses run every 15-20 minutes between 11.00am and 9.00pm. It is also possible to get to Hong Kong airport via the fast ferries from Macau Jetfoil Terminal.
Address: Taipa, Macau
Phone: +853 2886 1111
Getting around Macau is easy. Bus services are provided by Transmac and TCM, and routes run from 6.45am until midnight to destinations all over the city. You pay your fare into the box at the front, there’s no change given. You can get a full list of companies and routes from the Macau Tourist Map. Mokes are also a fun way of getting around. These bright, open-sided vehicles are part of Macau history and worth a ride. Many gather outside the casinos and main hotels.
Ferry services link Macau to Hong Kong and Shenzhen. First Ferry and Turbojet have regular services. You can also get a sampan across the harbour to Wānzái on the mainland.
Taxis can be found at the airport, Jetfoil Terminal and on main streets. There are surcharges between Taipa and Coloane and Macau and Coloane.
+853 2851 9519
The General Post Office is located at Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro.
Address: Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro, Macau
Phone: +853 2832 3666
H.& B Pharmacy
865, Grand Canal Street, Level 3
Shoppes at Venetian
Sun–Thur 10am - 11pm
Fri–Sat 10am - 12am
Seng Tou Street, 407-413 G/F,
Nova Taipa Garden, Macau
Address: Seng Tou Street, 407-413 G/F, Macau
Phone: +853 2885 5100
The country Code is + 853.
There are no area codes in Macau.