Taipei Fun Pass to Offer Great Deals on Northern Taiwan Trips
The officials from the Department of Information and Tourism, the Tourism and Travel Department of New Taipei City, and Keelung’s Department of Transportation and Tourism joined hands to announce the Taipei Fun Pass during a press event on November 15.The Taipei Fun Pass is available in two forms: the “Unlimited EasyCard” and “Transportation EasyCard.” According to Deputy Mayor Chen Chin-jun, the design of the unlimited version is based on popular day passes available at major cities around the world to allow tourists to explore the respective destinations with ease."In addition to unlimited ride on the MRT, public bus routes in Taipei and New Taipei, and 5 routes under Taiwan Tourist Shuttle, the unlimited pass works for admission to 12 major tourist attractions across Greater Taipei Area, including the National Palace Museum, Taipei 101, Gold Museum, and National Museum of Marine Science and Technology.Chen expressed his gratitude to the central government for its support, with the Tourism Bureau allocating NT$10 million to the integration of fares and tickets, and to the municipal governments of New Taipei and Keelung. Information and Tourism Commissioner Chien Yu-yen remarked that the unlimited pass is available in the following denominations: 1-day pass (NT$1,200), 2-day pass (NT$1,600), and 3-day pass (NT$1,900). The card can also be used for discounts and special deals at selected shops, such as Dian Shui Lou Restaurant, Flower’s Honey Restaurant, LE BLE D’OR, and more! The other version of Taipei Fun Pass – “Transportation EasyCard” – is the rebranding of the current Taipei Pass. More information is available on the Taipei Fun Pass website (funpass.travel.taipei).