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Macau

Local Time

04:25 PM

Local Temperature

28°C / 83°F


Destination Overview

Take a gamble on this destination.

Known as the Vegas of China, the Macau Special Administrative Region does have its share of gambling and glitz, but deeper than that, the city blends cultures that date back hundreds of years. A Portuguese colony for more than 300 years, with the handover to China in 1999, it is a city of blended cultures where ancient Chinese temples sit on streets paved with traditional Portuguese tile.

The old city center grounds the Macau Peninsula, where colonial ruins sit next to arty new boutiques. Farther south are the islands of Taipa, Cotai and Coloane each with its own treasure: Taipa has gloriously preserved Macanese architecture, Cotai hosts the new mega casinos, and Coloane offers picturesque colonial villages and beaches.

Macau is often considered a slower-paced version of Hong Kong. It has elements of a bustling city, but with a much more relaxed atmosphere.

Quick Info

  • Currency: Macau Pataca
  • Electricity: 220-240V
  • Languages: Cantonese and Portuguese
  • Population: 600,000



Housing

Housing costs are paid in Hong Kong Dollars throughout Macau. The cost per month for accommodations depends on location and size. Most of the housing options in Macau are apartments and condominiums.

Typical Costs

Temporary Accommodation
  • 9,500 HKD to 18,000HKD per month for rental agreements
  • Fully furnished serviced apartments and condominiums are available
Deposits
  • Security Deposit – typically 2 months’ rent, 1 month upfront and 1 month agency fee. Total of 4 months upfront.

Fun Fact

Macau is the only place in China where gambling is legal. This sole location generates 7 times more revenue than Las Vegas.

Schooling

Macau hosts several international schools that are accustomed to educating expatriates. These schools include English speaking teachers and host children from a wide variety of backgrounds.

Typical Costs

Tuition ranges annually from 70,000 – 90,000 MOP for Primary Schools and 90,000-110,000 MOP for Secondary Schools.  Additional costs can include application fees, textbooks, supplies, and other fees as decided by the school.

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Fast Facts

  • Egg Tarts

    Portuguese egg tarts are a popular local snack.

  • Parking

    Parking is a premium. The cost for one space can be upwards of $125,000 USD

  • Gambling

    Stanley Ho Hung Sun is the "King of Gambling" and resides in Macau.

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