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Old 17-07-2017, 08:09 PM   #991
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One night wulai will suffice.
If you want, one night in Jiufen is not bad either.
ok made the reservation changes request to stay from 28 SEP at full moon spa and check out on 29 SEP at full moon spa

check in 1 week sep29 night at diary of Taipei m hotel to Oct 6th . but I have an issue with the jiufen cause we would be wasting 104 bucks on one of the nights at dairy of Taipei m hotel if we choose to stay overnight at jiufen on the 4th festival night.

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Old 17-07-2017, 09:34 PM   #992
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ok made the reservation changes request to stay from 28 SEP at full moon spa and check out on 29 SEP at full moon spa

check in 1 week sep29 night at diary of Taipei m hotel to Oct 6th . but I have an issue with the jiufen cause we would be wasting 104 bucks on one of the nights at dairy of Taipei m hotel if we choose to stay overnight at jiufen on the 4th festival night.

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Can call in to change if you want.
Night view of keelung is beautiful.
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Old 17-07-2017, 09:51 PM   #993
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Anyone struggling in deciding to buy iPass or easycard (一通卡 or 悠游卡).

After much research, it seems iPass is a better option because it can be used in Kaohsiung as well (unlike easy card) and it has higher discount... Correct?

But can I use iPass as Cash card as in 7-11 and night markets? And how much should I load up for 8 days stay in Taiwan?
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Old 17-07-2017, 10:10 PM   #994
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Anyone struggling in deciding to buy iPass or easycard (一通卡 or 悠游卡).

After much research, it seems iPass is a better option because it can be used in Kaohsiung as well (unlike easy card) and it has higher discount... Correct?

But can I use iPass as Cash card as in 7-11 and night markets? And how much should I load up for 8 days stay in Taiwan?
Yes you should be able to use.
8 days?
Depends on usage.
200 each time is good.
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Old 17-07-2017, 10:12 PM   #995
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Anyone struggling in deciding to buy iPass or easycard (一通卡 or 悠游卡).

After much research, it seems iPass is a better option because it can be used in Kaohsiung as well (unlike easy card) and it has higher discount... Correct?

But can I use iPass as Cash card as in 7-11 and night markets? And how much should I load up for 8 days stay in Taiwan?
Yes you should be able to use.
8 days?
Depends on usage.
200 each time is good.
so 一通卡 ish buy from seven? only kaoshiung sell or taipei also can get?
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Old 17-07-2017, 10:24 PM   #996
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so 一通卡 ish buy from seven? only kaoshiung sell or taipei also can get?
ICash at 7-11
iPass, can get easily too ba.
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Old 17-07-2017, 10:32 PM   #997
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Can call in to change if you want.
Night view of keelung is beautiful.
hmm that would involve checking out on the 4 and then checking in on the 5th.

I worried since check out time is at 11am and check in time generally is at 3pm whether we will be able to find a room again on the 5th because we fly on the 6th back to Singapore

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Old 17-07-2017, 10:38 PM   #998
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Is it easy to change NTD from SGD in Taiwan and is the rate good? Would not like to change too much NTD, for I foresee my next trip could be a year later.

The rate at airport now is 21.02...
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Old 17-07-2017, 10:46 PM   #999
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My understanding for 一卡通 is you can only seek refunds (return the card and collect the balance) in Kaohsiung rail stations. So not advisable to load too much monies in it.
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Old 17-07-2017, 10:47 PM   #1000
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Is it easy to change NTD from SGD in Taiwan and is the rate good? Would not like to change too much NTD, for I foresee my next trip could be a year later.

The rate at airport now is 21.02...
Not easy.
Only banks offer better rates than shopping malls.
Anything else I will pay by card, paywave or even apple pay.
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Old 17-07-2017, 11:04 PM   #1001
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hmm might give the lungshan temple a miss because my mum isnt the religious sort unless it's just history and picture taking. our mandarin isn't that great so the history of words need to have an English translation somewhere else I would get a half baked understanding while reading

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Old 17-07-2017, 11:24 PM   #1002
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probably won't take sbs bus with luggage.
luggage will be one med and one small. manage ah chain up and drag lo the most.

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Good luck with lugging your luggages up the public bus. Share your experience when it's done.
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Old 18-07-2017, 12:00 AM   #1003
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Good luck with lugging your luggages up the public bus. Share your experience when it's done.
well you are certainly being very helpful
ever heard of the term if you have nothing positive to contribute keep your opinions to yourself?

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Old 18-07-2017, 06:19 AM   #1004
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凤梨酥
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泡面
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Aiyo~ why u make me sad... hahhaa...
my TW fren help me buy liao.. I sept/oct collect
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Old 18-07-2017, 07:17 AM   #1005
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Aiyo~ why u make me sad... hahhaa...
my TW fren help me buy liao.. I sept/oct collect
Sad meh?
We bought quite a few cans.
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