PUBLISHED: 10/11/2020

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Singapore-Hong Kong Air Travel Bubble - All You Need To Know! 

With the announcement of the Singapore-Hong Kong Air Travel Bubble (ATB), many of us are eager to plan our getaway to Hong Kong.

Here, we answer some of your burning questions on what you can expect when travelling to Hong Kong via the bubble from 22 November onwards.

 

1) Who can travel to Hong Kong via the Singapore-Hong Kong Air Travel Bubble?

Anyone who has stayed at least 14 days in Hong Kong or Singapore, regardless of nationality, will be allowed to travel freely.

 

2) Will I be required to quarantine?

You will not be required to quarantine upon arrival, or upon return – provided you test negative for COVID-19 prior to travelling.

 

3) How and when will COVID-19 tests be carried out?

Pre-departure to Hong Kong, you will have to take a PCR test 72 hours before your scheduled departure time and obtain a negative result from clinics designated by the Singapore government

You will also have to submit an online health declaration form.

Before departing to Hong Kong, do also book and pay in for your post-arrival PCR test in Hong Kong International Airport. 

 

4) What airlines are flying to Hong Kong?

You can fly to Hong Kong via Singapore Airlines and Cathay Pacific. 

However, travellers under the Air Travel Bubble will be required to travel on dedicated flights catered solely for this purpose:

On 22 November 2020 (inaugural flight)

    1. SQ890 (SIN-HKG) operated by Singapore Airlines

From 23 November 2020 onwards

    1. CX734 (SIN-HKG) operated by Cathay Pacific Airways
    2. SQ890 (SIN-HKG) operated by Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines will provide COVID-19 coverage under AIG. You may enquire with us for flight prices at [email protected] 

 

5) What are the current social distancing measures in Hong Kong?

On 27 October, the Hong Kong government announced that they will further relax the current social-distancing measures.

 

From 30 October, six people will be allowed to sit together in restaurants, while four people will be allowed to sit at the same table in bars and pubs. Beaches will also be reopened.

 

6) Will I have to stick to a controlled itinerary while in Hong Kong?

Under the ATB, there will not be any controlled itinerary. For ideas on where to visit, read our blog post: Top 10 Must Dos in Hong Kong

 

For more information on the Singapore-Hong Kong Air Travel Bubble, speak to our friendly travel executives: [email protected]