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Hong Kong Travel Tips



Hong Kong Travel Tips

Hong Kong is a city where the East truly meets the West. Remnants of its colonial past and the British culture and values, share space with the Chinese tradition. Situated in Guangdong coast, Hong Kong has developed into a dynamic 21th century cosmopolitan metroplis. As a amazing tourist destination, Hong Kong boasts its unique culure relics including temples, Wei villages, ancestral temples, antiquities and monuments featured with local style. In addition, some fantastic sencic spots in suburb never fail to attract numerous visitors.

The top attractions in Hong Kong are Victoria Harbor which is free of charge, Victoria Peak the best spot to have a bird’s view of Hong Kong at night, Ocean Park a well-established recreational place, Hong Kong Disneyland Park a newly-built recreation area. Visitors who usually spend time on night entertainment venue can have a fun in Lan Kwai Fong where stars often turn out. And to experience the horse racing match is also great for those who are fond of thrilling activities. The geneal places for shopping in Hong Kong include the Tsim Sha Tsui which is filled with clothing stors and gift shops,Central where many boutiques stand, Tongluowan where you can find your ideal department. Yau Ma Tei or Temple Street are also popular among shoppers resulting from the high quality and inexpensive goods. Above all, Hong Kong is regarded as a shopping paradise.

Travel tips in Hong Kong

1. In Hong Kong, you are suggested to take ID card with you wherever you go. Generally speaking, publid security in Hong Kong is satisfactory, however, we recommend you take travel cheques or credit cards instead of much cash.

2.Guests are supposed to pay the 10% service charge, but the 5% tip is optional. And there is custom of giving tips to taxi drivers and attendants in light of the service.
3. Most hotels provide laundry service and babysitting service. Since the standard electrical voltage in HK is 220 volts AC, 50HZ ,there is voltage transformation electrical outlet available for electric razor and like that in most hotels.
4. As running water offered by the government of Hong Kong is in line with the United Nations WHO standards, it’s drinkable . Distilled water or mineral water are available in hotels or supermarkets.
The call for help in Hong Kong is 999, or you can turn to the police in an emergency.