Sign Up for Our Monthly Asia Newsletter
Business travelers who visit Hong Kong three or more times a
year can buy a pass that speeds them through the immigration
Available for approximately $64, the Hong Kong Special
Administrative Region Travel Pass features a unique bar code that
lets holders use the immigration lines for residents at entry
points to Hong Kong instead of the lines for international
Go to www.info.gov.hk/immd/pdforms/id888.pdf.
In December, Uniworld will launch the second season of its Super
Value Holidays program, with reduced prices on its land-only and
cruise/tour products to China and Asia.
Uniworld’s Super Value land tours, starting at $898 per person,
double, with air, include the seven-day Beijing Holiday; the
seven-day Shanghai Holiday; the nine-day Beijing and Shanghai tour;
and a 10-day Beijing, Xian and Shanghai tour.
Super Value cruise tours, starting at $1,798 per person, with
air and all meals, include an 11-day China and Yangtze Cruise, as
well as a pair of 14-day China/Yangtze cruise itineraries that also
feature either a Guilin or Xian option.
Uniworld offers these deals for travel through the end of March
Call 800-733-7820. Web site: www.uniworld.com.
Regal, Pacific Team
Regal China Cruises and Pacific Protour have teamed to offer 16-
or 21-day Yangtze PRO packages that take in China’s top historic
sites as well as the Yangtze River.
Available for travel through Oct. 30, prices start at $2,520 per
person, including air from Los Angeles or San Francisco.
The 16-day itinerary features overnights in Beijing, Xian and
Shanghai, as well as either a four- or six-day Yangtze cruise that
includes a visit to the Three Gorges Dam project. Onboard
activities include lectures by American cruise directors, visits
from local artisans and morning Tai Chi classes. The 21-day tour
also includes overnights in Wuxi, Guilin and Hong Kong.
Call 800-808-3388 or 800-776-8882. Web sites: www.regalchinacruises.com or www.pacificprotour.com.