Travel Arrangements for 2019 Business Mission


We suggest you arrive in Hong Kong by Sunday afternoon 13th January and leave at the earliest Friday evening 18th January.

Our preferred partner is Virgin Australia who has recently commenced flights from Melbourne and Sydney direct to Hong Kong. For example:

departing Sydney Sunday 13th January at on Virgin VA83  at 10.15 am arrives Hong Kong at 4.35 pm. Return Friday 18th January on Virgin VA82 at 7.50 pm arrives Saturday morning at 8.15 am – price is $1,155 for economy.

Other flights options for Sunday to arrive in good time for the Welcome Cocktail are:

  • Qantas QF127 – depart Sydney 9.30 am / arrive Hong Kong 3.50 pm
  • Cathay CX110  – depart Sydney 9.50 am / arrive Hong Kong 3.25 pm

Take the train from the airport to Hong Kong, then a MTR connection to Wan Chai or take a taxi (need HKD cash).


Novotel Century Hong Kong, Wan Chai is $950 for 5 nights and walking distance to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. It will be the delegate meeting place. Book via the AFF website, arrange directly or via a travel agent.

Travel Agents

Australia –  Corporate Traveller is a division of Flight Centre and provides access to corporate rates and services for SME’s.  Contact Matt Burris on +612 9156 7230 and

Hong Kong – Reliance Travel is the AFF Conference provider. Agnes Chan is on (852) 2731 2002 and

Chinese Visa

You will a Chinese Visa for the day trip to Shenzhen. Complete the form on-line and make an appointment to go into the China Visa Centre. Remember to take a copy of your flight, accommodation, passport and visa photo. Application details here.