Travel bubble: searches for Hong Kong-Singapore flights jump 400 per cent, as prices for advance tickets spike

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Internet flight searches by travel-deprived Hongkongers jumped 400 per cent on the back of news that Hong Kong and Singapore planned to launch a quarantine-free reciprocal travel bubble, with the rush of interest apparently prompting a spike in airfares.Expedia said it saw the three-digit surge in customers seeking a Singapore getaway, while a Post review of fares for dates in December showed prices had shot up by at least 57 per cent in the last 24 hours, to HK$3,297 (US$425) for a round-trip…
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