TRAVELLING TO HONG KONG
A STRATEGIC HUB
Hong Kong is an important hub for Mainland China and Asia Pacific due to its international outlook, business-friendly environment and free trade port.
CLIMATE AND WEATHER
The climate of Hong Kong is subtropical, with very mild winters and hot, rainy, and muggy summers.
Hot and Rainy Season:
June to September
October and November
Dry and Cool Season:
December to February
There is no custom tariff in Hong Kong and goods imported or exported require minimal customs formalities.
Excise duties are levied only on tobacco, liquor, methyl alcohol and hydrocarbon oil. Import and export licenses and Certificates of Origin are only required to enable Hong Kong to fulfil its international obligations and for health and safety.
There are no currency restrictions and the Hong Kong dollar is freely convertible with all other currencies.
USEFUL PHONE NUMBERS
Emergency Calls (Police/Fire/Ambulance): 999
24 hours medical service
Queen Mary Hospital: 2255 3838
Queen Elizabeth Hospital: 3506 8888
Visitor Travel Hotlines
Hong Kong International Airport: 2181 8888
Hong Kong Tourism Board: 2508 1234
Immigration Department: 2824 6111
China Travel Service (Hong Kong) Limited: 2998 7888