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General Information

The official languages of Hong Kong are Chinese, English.

The national currency of Hong Kong is Hong Kong dollar (HK$) (HKD).

1 HKD equals  .
equals  HKD.

Location

Hong Kong

The distance from to Hong Kong is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Hong Kong. Exercise increased caution in Hong Kong due to civil unrest. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Hong Kong is 18. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 999 for general emergency situations 18222phone fraud to call the police in Hong Kong.

LGBT

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events in Hong Kong.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Hong Kong should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Hong Kong:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Hong Kong to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Hong Kong differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Hong Kong, the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type G
Weather

The temperature difference between Hong Kong and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Possible light rain on Saturday and next Sunday.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Sun March 22 68–79°F  /  20–26°C 94% 8%
Mon March 23 68–81°F  /  20–27°C 92% 4%
Tue March 24 67–75°F  /  19–24°C 94% 13%
Wed March 25 68–77°F  /  20–25°C 97% 21%
Thu March 26 69–81°F  /  21–27°C 95% 12%
Fri March 27 71–81°F  /  22–27°C 95% 28%
Sat March 28 65–74°F  /  18–24°C 89% 59%
Sun March 29 65–74°F  /  18–23°C 97% 51%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:26 am and sets at 06:36 pm. This equates to 12.2 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Hong Kong, it is in . When the sun sets in Hong Kong, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Hong Kong is 24.00 HKD. Every kilometer costs an additional 8.00 HKD. Every hour of waiting time costs 102.00 HKD.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Hong Kong.

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 16.00 HKD in Hong Kong.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 100.65 HKD.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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