Recession brings good news and bad news for travelers planning to visit Hong Kong. Bad news is of course, everyone wants to cut on expenditures as job security becomes more shaky and pink slips could be served anytime soon. The good news is that Hong Kong recession means lower occupancy rates on hotels and discounted deals on airfares. That should inspire some of us to pursue plans to come over.
As a guide to prospect travelers, here are budget airlines serving Hong Kong from various cities. There may be many different meanings of budget airlines, listed here are cheaper alternatives to more prestigious airlines.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Koh Samui, Bangkok
Manila, Cebu, Davao, Clark (all in the Philippines)
Beijing, Changsha, Chengdu, Dalian, Fuzhou, Guilin, Hangzhou, Kunming, Qingdao, Sanya, Shanghai, Shenyang, Xiamen, Xian (all in China); Fukuoka, Japan; Hanoi, Vietnam; Manila, Philippines; Kathmandu, Nepal; Busan, S Korea; Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia; Kaoshiung, Taiwan; Phuket, Thailand
Hong Kong Express Airways
Beijing-Capital, Chengdu, Chongqing, Hangzhou, Harbin, Ningbo, Okinawa, Phuket, Sapporo, Shanghai-Pudong, Xi’an (all in China); Denpasar/Bali, Indonesia; Taichung, Taiwan; Kathmandu, Nepal; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Manila, Philippines; Bangkok, Thailand
Jetstar Asia Airways
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