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Hong Kong has much to offer the tourist with interesting sightseeing, delicious food, great shopping and an experience in a country with probably a very different culture to your own.

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6 hong kong travel tips

6 Hong Kong Travel

Tips

Hong Kong has much to offer the tourist with interesting

sightseeing, delicious food, great shopping and an experience in a

country with probably a very different culture to your own. These 7

Hong Kong Travel Tips will be useful in preparing your itinerary

and knowing what to expect when you arrive in this fascinating

travel destination.


6 hong kong travel tips

Tip 1 - Climate

Hong Kong enjoys a subtropical climate with two distinct seasons.

Summer temperatures 26-31oC Winter - 14-20oC It can get very

humid.

Tip 2 - Currency

The Hong Kong dollar is floating and pegged to the US dollar, so it

will fluctuate a little. Cash and Travellers cheques can be changed

at banks (recommended for the best rate), hotels and money

changers. All main credit cards are accepted in most shops,

hotels, restaurants etc.

Tip 3 - Dining Tips


6 hong kong travel tips

•To ensure a seat it pays to book at popular restaurants during

lunchtime (1-2pm) and evenings.

•Dress Code- Casual wear is acceptable for most restaurants.

Some exclusive restaurants will have a dress code requiring a

jacket and tie.It may pay to check if you are dining in a top class

restaurant.

•Service Charge- Most hotels and restaurants will add 10%

service charge. Otherwise tipping is your choice.


6 hong kong travel tips

•Condiments, tea, snacks- these will often be brought to the

table but you will need to ask the waiter if there is an extra charge

for them. This varies in different restaurants

•Paying by Credit Card- Most restaurants accept credit

cards....ask your waiter

Tips 4 - Smoking

Smoking in Hong Kong is prohibited in all indoor areas, and some

public places such as beaches, swimming pools, transport

terminals etc

Tip 5 - Litter

Hong Kong has strict laws and a HK$1,500 fine for littering or

spitting.

Tip 6 - Hong Kong Travel Passes

•MTR Tourist Ticketsare available.

•Airport Express Travel Pass - Choose the pass suited to your

stay - either a Three Day Pass with unlimited travel on MTR with

one or two single trips on the Airport Express .

•A Tourist Day Pass- Both Child and Adults Passes are available

- with a full day of unlimited travel. They are valid for a month from

the day of issue. NOTE: These passes are for non Hong Kong

residents staying for less than 14 days..


6 hong kong travel tips

•Octopus Card- This is an electronic fare card for all public

transport. Buy them at restaurants and stores. You can top up the

card like a phone card... these are excellent saving the need to

carry small change.


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