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Monday, October 13, 2014

Hong Kong Travel Dictionary: Green Mini Van

Hong Kong Travel Dictionary - facts for visitors

Green Mini Bus

Mini Bus (Public Light Bus) is the in between alternative means of transport in Hong Kong. They are much small than buses but bigger than taxis. Mini Bus usually fill the gap by serving in routes that buses or MTR do not cover, offering a cheap alternative to taxis. These 16 seats monsters can be found in Red or Green, which can be easily distinguished by the colour of the hood. 

Green mini vans run in fixed routes. In other words, green mini vans have a fixed starting and ending destination and a fixed route. They must follow the mini van bus stops along the way. Payment is done when you get on the green mini vans. Nowadays, it is common for green mini van to accept octopus payment. Unless you REALLY know where you are going, or know the area of your destination very well, tourist are recommended plan and consider carefully before hopping on green mini vans.

Green Mini Bus in Hong Kong

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