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Taipei rolls out new tourism subsidy

NT$1,000 discounts at 257 participating hotels available to 100,000 Taiwanese

(Taipei City Government photo)

(Taipei City Government photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 257 accommodation facilities will participate in the “Taipei Go" program, offering NT$1,000 (US$35) deductions on room rates to 100,000 individual travelers from Dec. 24 to March 7.

Taipei’s Department of Information and Tourism told Taiwan News that the program is limited to citizens only, and each person is eligible for the subsidy only once. Taiwanese nationals wishing to take advantage of the subsidy will have to upload their basic personal information and ID documents to the relevant website before they check in at a participating hotel or B&B.

Eligible travelers will enjoy an NT$1,000 deduction on their room rate, and the occupants of each room will receive two free tickets for double-decker sightseeing bus tickets. The deduction is not usable on most Fridays and Saturdays.

Applicants are required to book rooms by phone or through participating hotels' websites. Booking through an online travel agent is not permitted.

Visit this website for information about participating accommodations. For information on the program, check this website.

Those with questions can call 02-5596-3995 Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Updated : 2022-05-23 09:54 GMT+08:00