Hong Kong-Shenzhen shuttle booking easier with Easiway - 50 pct discount for all users

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  HONG KONG, June 15—Hong Kong-based Easi6 Limited said on  Wednesday its flagship ride-booking app Easiway now allows users to book tickets of cross-border shuttles that connect Hong Kong and Shenzhen.

Tickets will be sold with a 50-percent discount for all users from June 13 to June 27, the company added. Users only need to insert the promotional code "SHUTTLE50" on the application.

Easi6, formerly known as Easishare Limited, operates the Easiway platform that makes cross-border travelling convenient in Hong Kong and Guangdong area.

The tickets will be available from 36 RMB for shuttle buses and 140 RMB for shuttle vans. Details are available at its official website and mobile application, available at Google Play, Apple Store and other major Chinese Android markets.

The shuttles will take Easi6 users to major destinations, including but not limited to Shenzhen’s Bao'an Airport, North Station and Hong Kong’s Airport, Ocean Park, Disney Land, Hong Kong Island and Tsim Sha Tsui.

Easi6 said there are currently 21 and three lines available for buses and vans, respectively, although the number will grow down the road.

Users simply need to select time, date, starting and ending stops on the app. They can make cashless payment via the app which accepts credit cards, Unionpay, WeChat Pay and Alipay.

“Available in Chinese, English and Korean, now foreigners can enjoy this affordable cross-border shuttles with our application,” Kay woo, CEO of Easi6 Limited, said. “Also with the cashless payment methods, we expect the queue at the ticket booth to be shortened.”

After users book a ticket on the application, they must get the ticket issued/ printed to board the shuttle bus or van. A guide to the locations of ticket booth and boarding point are available on the application. The descriptions of the immigration-check process for each shuttle type are on the webpage.

Easiway also allows users to book premium chauffeur-driven rides in advance on their schedule to travel anywhere in Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Guangdong area. Users can book travels that cross the border between Hong Kong and Shenzhen and those that don’t.