Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Travel Tips

Airport

Hong Kong International Airport

Language

Cantonese/ Chinese and English
Mandarin is widely available

Climate

Hong Kong has a sub-tropical climate with distinct seasons.

Spring (March to May)
Temperature and humidity are rising. Evenings can be cool.
Average Temperature: 17oC – 26 oC

Summer (June to August)
Hot, humid and sunny, with occasional showers and thunderstorms.
Average Temperature: 26oC – 31 oC

Autumn (September to November)
Pleasant breezes, plenty of sunshine and comfortable temperatures. It is widely regarded as the best months of the year to visit.
Average Temperature: 19oC – 28 oC

Winter (December to February)
Cool, dry and cloudy, with occasional cold fronts.
Average Temperature: 12oC – 20 oC

Currency

Hong Kong Dollar ($)

ATM

ATMs can be found almost everywhere. Many take international cards and some HSBC 'Electronic Money' machines provide 24-hour cash withdrawal (HK$) facilities for Visa and MasterCard holders.

Traveller's cheques and credit cards

Traveller's cheques are accepted by most leading banks and hotels. International credit cards such as American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard are welcome at many hotels, retail shops and restaurants.

Transportation

Hong Kong is internationally famous for its safe, affordable and reliable public transport system that keeps the city moving. You can also hop on an unhurried tram or ferry and savour the city at an old-world pace.

Voltage and Electricity

220V; three-pronged UK-style plug as majority

Visa

In general, all visitors to Hong Kong must have a passport that is valid for at least one month after the period of their intended stay in Hong Kong. However, documents issued to stateless persons must be valid for a minimum of two months after the period of intended stay.

Feel free to contact our travel specialists for visa application details.