As one of the most popular and prestigious rugby event in the world, this year’s Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens is going to take place during the coming weekend on April 8 to 10 2016. But apart from this exciting sport event, there are many places in Hong Kong that are worth visiting! Here are the 7 best places to check out during Hong Kong Sevens with some of our money-saving tips to help you stay on budget.
1. Lan Kwai Fong
With more than 90 restaurants, bars and clubs, Lan Kwai Fong is one of the most popular nightlife district in Hong Kong where gourmands and party lovers can indulge themselves in delicious meals and wines.
How to save more: American Express cardholders now enjoy exclusive gourmet privileges at 41 restaurants and bars in Lan Kwai Fong, including up to 85% off on à la carte food and drinks menu and buy-2-get-1-free on main courses. Check out the participating outlets here.
2. Hong Kong Disneyland
From now until May 29 2016, Hong Kong Disneyland is offering their first Springtime Egg-stravaganza in which more than 100 Disney eggs are placed all over the theme park and guests can join the Disney Character Hunt in all seven themed lands.
Price: HK$ 539(Adult), $385(Child), $100(Senior)
How to save more: Parents can purchase the Happy Family Package Offer (2 General Admission Tickets and 1 Child Ticket) to save up to 25% on the admission tickets. Those who to stay at the park longer can also buy 2-day tickets to enjoy a 80% discount.
3. Hong Kong Sevens Bar Tram
From April 6 to 10 2016, tourists can take the party up the notch by riding the Hong Kong Sevens Bar Tram to travel through Hong Kong Island. Participants will have free drinks and souvenirs. Join this free tram party by registering online.
Price: Free of charge
4. Hong Kong Ocean Park
As one of the most prestigious marine-life theme park in the world, Ocean Park is a must-visit place for tourists when they visit Hong Kong. Featuring animal exhibits, exciting rides and shows, the park is committed to offer visitors a world-class experience while promoting animal conservation.
Price: $385(Adult), $193(Child)
How to save more: CCB (Asia) Credit Cardholders can enjoy 10% discount on purchase of daytime admission ticket(s) at Ocean Park Hong Kong Ticketing Office and single transaction of HK$100 or above restaurants. Read more about the offer here.
5. Lantau Island
Take on the Ngong Ping Cable Car at Tung Chung to enjoy the breathtaking views of Lantau Island. Then visit the culturally themed Ngong Ping Village where you can find a wide variety of shops and restaurants, as well as Tian Tan Buddha statue and Po Lin Monastery, which is one of the most important Buddhist monastery in the city.
Price: Standard Cabin – HK$185(Adult), HK$95 (Child), $130 (Senior)
How to save more: Subscribe to Ngong Ping 360’s e-Newsletter now to get a 10% discount e-coupon which can be redeemed for a 10% off on any type of Ngong Ping 360 tickets during the valid promotion period. For more details, please refer to the official website.
6. Noah’s Ark
The religious theme park Noah’s Ark has organized the Foodie-Fun Art Carnival in which visitors can join in a series of workshops to learn how to make wax food, doughnut soap, cotton candy flower and molecular gastronomy. Read more about the activity here.
Price: HK$168 (Adult), HK$138 (Child & Senior)
How to save more: HSBC, Hang Seng, Bank of China, ICBC, OCBC and AEON credit card holders can enjoy 10% off on admission tickets at Noah’s Ark. Visitors can also redeem an Ark Express Round Trip Coupon at Mong Kok by purchasing tickets online.
7. Sky100 Observation Deck
Located on the 100th floor of International Commerce Centre (ICC), Sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck is the highest indoor observation deck in the city and offers spectacular 360-degree views of Victoria Harbour. It also holds an interactive multi-media exhibition which enables visitors to gain a better understanding of Hong Kong history and culture.
Price: HK$168(Adult), HK$118(Child & Senior), Free (Infant)
How to save more: Book the tickets online to enjoy up to 15% discount. You can enjoy a single entry with 30 days validity upon ticket purchase. Read more about the ticket information here.
Recommended Credit Cards for Dining:
Don’t forget to bring with you a Citibank credit card which allows you to enjoy year-round privileges at over 2,000 dining and shopping hotspots in Hong Kong, including Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, Conrad Hong Kong Check out the privileges you can enjoy here.
HSBC credit cards / Premier ATM cards
HSBC Premier customers will receive two complimentary HSBC Rugby Refuel Vouchers redeemable for food and drink item on a first-come first served basis by simply presenting their HSBC Premier ATM/ credit card at the Hong Kong Sevens Village registration counter. HSBC cardholders can also enjoy dining privileges at hotels and restaurants such as Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott Hotel, InterContinental Hong Kong, La Saison and Hullett House.
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