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Hong Kong is a world famous tourist destination. Whether you have visited the city before or are taking your first trip, there is always something new and different to see. Even if you have been to the city before, and know the local culture, there are still a number of things you should keep in mind. We have provided a list of the issues that you should remember when visiting Hong Kong .

  • Although Hong Kong is technically a part of China it has its own immigration controls. Most nationalities can stay in the city for up to 6 months without a visa, however it is advisable to check with your government to see what entry documents or additional restrictions may apply in your specific case.
  • If you plan to visit China while in Hong Kong , you will need to obtain a visa before crossing the border. Visas can be obtained from a reputable travel agent or the Chinese consulate. It is important to remember that a visa will take a number of days to issue, so plan your trip in advance.
  • On entry to Hong Kong you will be subjected to walk through temperature screening. Depending on the results of this you ma be asked to participate in additional medical tests. It is important that you have a comprehensive travel insurance policy before arriving in the city as the cost of medical treatment is high.
  • If you intend to work in Hong Kong , you will need to obtain a work visa before your arrival. It is an offence to work in the city without a work visa and there is the possibility of deportation.
  • The Typhoon season in Hong Kong is from April until the end of October. During this time the weather is usually hot and humid with plenty of rain. From November to January the weather is usually warm and dry. February and March are normally the coldest months of the year.
  • There are on the spot fines for littering and spitting. Smoking has been banned form most public places and indoor areas. Drugs of any kind are not permitted in Hong Kong , and the penalties for possession can be severe.
  • Crime in Hong Kong is relatively low. The most common complaint that visitors to the city will have is in regards to petty theft. Take care of your belongings and be aware of potential pick pocketing situations

Hong Kong has a lot to offer anyone. Travel sensibly and you will be able to experience the city to its fullest. If you have any questions about obtaining insurance in Hong Kong, or would like to receive a free quote, please contact us.