Cheap flights to Macau

Wed, 09 Aug 2017. Last updated Fri, 30 Nov 2018 18:06

Book a cheap flight to Macau to explore the Las Vegas of the East. You will find there the luxurious resorts, ancient Chinese and Portuguese architectures and cultural treasures.

Macau is one of two provincial-level special administrative areas of the People's Republic of China. It borders Guangdong to the north, the Pearl River Delta to the west, and the South China Sea to the east and the south. Its economy heavily depends on the casinos and tourism, to a smaller extent on the manufactures. Macau has small territory with an area of approximately 21 km² and an estimated population of more than 600 thousand people. The coastline is about 41km long. Macau consists of Macau Peninsula, Taipa Island and Coloane Island. Macau is located about 60km far from Hong Kong and 145km away from Guangzhou. Macau Peninsula was originally a small island, but land reclamation in the 17th century transformed Macau into a peninsula with generally flat terrain. Due to a relatively small area but fast urbanization density, Macau has almost no farmland, pastures or forest.

The urban view

Macau has the sub-tropical climate with the relatively high humidity from 75% to 90%.   Therefore, Macau climate is influenced by monsoon, and the difference in humidity and temperature between winter and summer is noticeable. The average temperature is about 23°C. July is the hottest month in summer with the average temperature of about 29°C. The coolest month is January with the average temperature of 15 °C. Macau has an ample rainfall. However, due to the influence of the vast Siberian High, winter in Macau is dry and cold. Autumn lasts from October to November with sunny and pleasantly weather and lower humidity. The prolonged winter starts from December to early March, the winter weather is usually quite mild and the temperature is above 13°C, although sometimes the temperature can drop below 8°C. The humidity starts to increase from last March. Summer weather is quite hot and often up to 30 °C and often appears the heavy rains, storms and occasional tropical storms. Therefore, tourists should pay attention to the weather before booking flights to Macau.

Tourist attractions in Macau

Skywalking

Macau Tower is the highest building in Macau as well as the member of the World Federation of Great Towers. The tower has 338m high. The 58th floor with the height of 223m is an ideal place to contemplate the view of the city and Zhu Jiang (Pearl River Delta) from the above. Particularly, there is 360 Café in the tower serving buffet lunch and dinner, as well as rich cuisines of India, Portugal, and Macau. It also has thrilling activities for those who like adventures. Sky jumping or walking are worth to be experienced. From the restaurant tourists can enjoy the delicious meals while watching beautiful cityscape.

The St Paul’s Ruins is a famous attraction in Macau. It was built in the 17th century with the unique styles taken from many architectural schools. Its facade was completed by Japanese parishioners and local artisans under the supervision of Italian architect, Carlo Spinola. The church was built of marble according to the Pale architecture of ancient Greece. The front consists of 5 floors, the walls on each floor are statues, the right and left sides are the pillars.

St Paul Cathedral

Other tourist attractions should not to be missed such as Playboy Nightclub located on the top of Sand, luxury hotel and casino famous, Senado Square located in the central area of Macau peninsula and magnificent Ama Temple - the oldest temple in Macau with unique ancient architecture of Chinese culture, Lisboa casino - a superlative big casino in Macau.

Popular airports in Macau

Springfield-Branson National Airport, Springfield (SGF) - MacauColumbia Regional Airport, Columbia (COU) - Macau
Macau International Airport, Macau (MFM) - Macau

Currently, Macau International Airport is the only airfield in Macau serving directly daily flights to/ from this land. Tourists can easy book flights from Macau online, also cheap flights to North East Asia, South East Asia, and other continents.

Flights from Macau to Vietnam have stops at two major airports in Vietnam including Da Nang International Airport (Da Nang City) and Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi). Airlines exploiting cheap flights Hanoi - Macau include Vietnam Airlines, Thai Airways, China Southern Airlines… And, such carriers offering cheap flights Da Nang - Macau are Vietnam Airlines, Philippine Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Tigerair Taiwan, Korean Air, Air Macau. Among them, Air Macau is the only airline operating direct flights to Macau. Other airlines have been also operating cheap flights to South East Asia from Macau.

Popular cities in Macau

ColumbiaMacauSpringfield

Popular airlines in Macau and to Macau

JC International Airlines -> 117 USDKlm Royal Dutch Airlines <-> 1,433 USDUni Airways Corporation -> 272 USDSilk Air -> 323 USD
Dragon Airlines -> 450 USDSichuan Airlines -> 191 USDTiger Air -> 199 USDAir China -> 251 USD
China Airlines <-> 380 USDLucky Air -> 388 USDEva Airways -> 272 USDUnited Airlines -> 787 USD
Turkish Airlines -> 1,024 USDChina Southern Airlines -> 239 USDSingapore Airlines -> 322 USDAmerican Airlines -> 717 USD
Hahn Air -> 208 USDLao Airlines -> 241 USDEtihad Airways -> 1,085 USDThai Airways -> 188 USD

Airport Macau

Air Macau and Jet Asia are two main airlines of Macau. Among them, Air Macau is huge carrier at Macau International Airport and currently operates international flights to important countries in Southeast Asia and Northeast Asia. The airlines presently have no direct cheap flights to America, Europe and Africa. Main and low-cost airlines flying to Macau are  Philippine Airlines, Jetstar Pacific Airlines, AirAsia, Cebu Pacific, Jin Air, Thai AirAsia, Thai Smile, Tigerair Taiwan, TransAsia Airways, Xiamen Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Spring Airlines, Mega Maldives, Juneyao Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, AirAsia Zest, Air Busan, Air China, and other airlines. 

Popular flights to Macau

CountryCity
Thailand -> Macau 91 USDBangkok, Bangkok, Phuket, Krabi, Khon Kaen, Narathiwat, Trat, U Tapao
Vietnam -> Macau 74 USDDa Nang, Hanoi, Phu Quoc, Ho Chi Minh City, Qui Nhon, Can Tho, Quang Nam, Quang Binh, Vinh
Lao, People's Dem. Rep. -> Macau 254 USDPakse, Savannakhet
Australia <-> Macau 835 USDSydney

Tourists can book tickets to Macau from destinations of countries in South East Asia and North East Asia as below: 

Country

City

Vietnam

Da Nang, Hanoi

Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Penang

South Korea

Busan, Seoul-Incheon

China

Wuhan, Beijing, Shanghai-Pudong, Hangzhou, Tianjin, Xiamen, Chengdu, Guilin, Kaohsiung, Nanjing, Nanning

Philippines

Clark, Manila

Taiwan

Kaohsiung, Taipei - Taoyuan

Thailand

Bangkok-Don Mueang, Chiang Mai, Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi,

Singapore

Singapore

Japan

Osaka-Kansai, Tokyo-Narita

Indonesia

Jakarta-Soekarno Hatta

Other useful information

Casino

- When shopping or dining in Macau, tourists should ask a price before purchasing. Macau holds claim to housing the glitziest stores in the world. But what is the most important that due to its free port status, brands can be bought at considerably lower prices.

- Many shops accept credit cards (Visa or Master Card). When paying for goods or anything with a credit card, tourists should check carefully receipts, retain the receipt or ask for an invoice and check right away to see the name, address and phone number of a store/restaurant/hotel on the bills.

- Major currencies used in Macau are Hong Kong dollar, Yuan (China), and Macanese Pataca (MOP), they all are equally accepted. Tourists should change their currencies to one of three mentioned currencies when traveling to Macau.

- Macau is considered one of the world’s casino centers, so local people can speak several languages, in particular Chinese, English, and Portuguese.

- Trishaw - a form of cyclo in Macau is an interesting means of transportatin to get around the city. 

- To avoid unwanted incidents when traveling by taxis in Macau, tourists should pay attention to record the driver's name and car number on the license usually located right next to the meter. 

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