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Kaohsiung ( formerly known as Takao) is a modern city in Taiwan. Kaohsiung is also the largest municipality and second most populated city in Taiwan. Kaohsiung is located in the south western region of Taiwan. Key attractions to Kaohsiung include Central Park of Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung Astronomical Museum, Kaohsiung Museum of History, Shoushan mountain, Dongsha Atoll National Park. Also, Kaohsiung has two swimming beaches within the city.
Kaohsiung Travelers' Frequently Asked Questions
Q. When is the best time to visit Kaohsiung City?
A. Kaohsiung experiences summer from June to September and winter from December to March. In summer, temperatures go up to 30°C but with low humidity. In winter, temperatures go as low as 15°C. Therefore, the best time to visit Kaohsiung is from October to September when the weather is at its best. Also, spring time is a good time when Kaohsiung is not overcrowded, hence cheaper.
Q. Can I book an infant ticket online?
A. For most airlines, you cannot make an infant ticket reservation online. To make the reservation, please contact us. However, for domestic flights, if the child is less than two years and will be held on your lap, you do not have to purchase a ticket. In the event of an international flight, you will buy an infant ticket at a price of 10% of the adult ticket. A ticket for children (2-12) years is also 10% of the adult ticket. For a child above 12 years, get an adult ticket.
Q. Can I change my ticket to Kaohsiung from Air Busan to Air Asia?
A. Unfortunately, airlines have stringent rules on changing any information on a ticket. Though date and time of departure can be modified on a ticket, name change and airline change are never allowed. If you cannot avoid changing the airline, the option you are left with is to cancel your current ticket, request for a refund then purchase a new ticket. Also, not all tickets are refundable, and if refundable a ticket refund fee may be applied. At times, the ticket cancellation fee may be more expensive than purchasing a new ticket. You may be better off flying with your current ticket and airline.
Q. Can I transfer my ticket to my sister?
A. Unfortunately, you can neither change the name indicated on a ticket nor transfer the ticket to someone else.
Flight Routes to Kaohsiung
Main air routes to Kaohsiung are from Busan, Macau, Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Beijing. These air routes are served at Kaohsiung International Airport mainly by Air Asia, Air Busan, Air Macau, and China Airlines.