Get Inspired / Macau Macau Travel Tips Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Get Inspired / Macau Macau Travel Tips story by: Inspire Hong Kong & China ACCOMMODATION: There is no shortage of accommodation choices in Macau with multi-million dollar international 5 star luxury to Portuguese style inns and guesthouses. Many are masterpieces of design and architecture and contain fine restaurants, nightclubs, theatres and sophisticated health spas that provide guests with the ultimate holiday experience. CLIMATE: With a tropical climate, visitors can expect a moderate to hot climate with temperatures ranging from 16-25C and humidity between 75%-90%. The Autumn months of (Oct-Dec) is the favoured time to visit Macau when the days are sunny and warm and humidity levels are low. Winter time (Jan-Mar) is usually sunny and cold and from April-Sep the humidity keeps rising as temperatures are hot and humid with occasional tropical storms. CURRENCY: The pataca (written as MOP) is pegged to the Hong Kong dollar and freely circulates in Macau. Foreign currency and travellers cheques can be changed in hotels, banks and authorised exchange outlets which are located throughout the city. Most major credit cards are accepted in hotels, shops, banks and restaurants. ELECTRICITY: 220V throughout Macau with major hotels providing adaptors if required. SHOPPING: Like Hong Kong, Macau is a free port and imported goods are generally taxed at a lower rate, so prices are cheaper. Garment manufacturing is popular with great bargains in factory seconds and overruns on designer like labels. Chinese antiques and reproductions, carved chests, traditional handicrafts, ceramic and silk embroidery are also popular buys. If time allows, another ‘shopping mecca’ is just across the border in Zhuhai which can be accessed from the Barrier Gate with your China visa issued on the spot in only a few minutes. Always busy, but you will certainly find bargains in designer clothes, toys, electronic gadgets, sporting goods, leather and fashion accessories. ENTERTAINMENT: If it is adrenalin rush entertainment you are looking for then Macau has this covered with a visit to the Macau Tower and Sky Jump. Eating out in Macau is a treat! From quaint tea houses to Portuguese style cafes and restaurants to the more upmarket venues scattered around the city, the cuisine of Macau certainly keeps visitors busy with variety. Outlying islands provide a more tranquil escape whilst the buzz of Fisherman’s Wharf is non-stop entertainment at its best. With live music, glitzy bars, five star hotels, casinos, local pubs and discos, the pace of Macau’s nightlife is seriously exhilarating. Click here for Cheap Flights to Asia or HOT China Holiday Deals Enquire Now First name* Last name* Email* Phone How can we help? My preferred House of Travel Store* Select Outlet Auckland Albany: Auckland North Botany Junction: Auckland South Browns Bay: Auckland North Devonport: Auckland North Ellerslie: Auckland Central Hobsonville: Auckland West Howick: Auckland East Milford: Auckland North New Lynn: LynnMall Auckland West Newmarket: Auckland Central Orewa: Auckland North Parnell: Auckland Central Ponsonby: Auckland Central Remuera: Auckland Central St Heliers: Auckland East Takanini: Auckland South Takapuna: Auckland North Whangaparaoa: Auckland North Bay of Plenty Mt Maunganui Papamoa Rotorua Taupo Tauranga CBD the Crossing Canterbury Ashburton Barrington: Christchurch South Christchurch City: Christchurch Central Ferrymead: Christchurch East High Street Lanes: Christchurch Central Hornby: Christchurch West Merivale: Christchurch Central Northlands: Papanui Christchurch North Rangiora Riccarton: Christchurch Central Shirley: Christchurch North Timaru Upper Riccarton: Christchurch West Hawke's Bay / Gisborne Havelock North Jenny Nilsson: Hastings Nelson / Marlborough Blenheim Motueka Nelson Richmond Northland Kerikeri: Northland Whangarei: Northland Otago / Southland Alexandra Balclutha Dunedin Lakers Gore Lakers Invercargill Oamaru Wanaka Taranaki / Manawatu Broadway: Palmerston North New Plymouth Stephen Parsons: Palmerston North Wanganui Waikato Calder & Lawson: Hamilton East Cambridge Coromandel: Whangamata Hamilton: Hamilton Central Matamata Morrinsville Taupo Te Awamutu Wellington / Wairarapa Featherston Street CBD: Wellington City Hunter St CBD: Wellington City Johnsonville: Wellington North Kapiti Coast: Paraparaumu Lower Hutt: Wellington North Masterton West Coast Greymouth Hokitika Westport I would like to receive email updates on the latest HOT holiday deals HOT Privacy Statement * required fields Similar Journeys Add or remove from Wishlist 20 great reasons to visit Macau Read more Add or remove from Wishlist Coloane Island, Macau Read more Done this? Tell your friends about it.