Useful Hong Kong Travel Tips
Hong Kong

Useful Hong Kong Travel Tips

By Kelly PangUpdated Mar. 18, 2021

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Currency Exchange

Currency exchange service is provided at Hong Kong Airport, Luohu Customs as well as the Shanghuan Wharf. If you go to banks to change your money, you have to pay a commission fee.

Main Banks

Wing Lung Bank

HSBC Hong Kong

China Merchants Bank

City Bank

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Post Office

Hong Kong Post Head Office

General Post Office

Electricity

The standard electrical voltage in HK is 220 volts AC, 50HZ and its majority of electrical outlets in Hong Kong take a three-pronged plug and socket connector. There is voltage transformation electrical outlet available for electric razor and air blast in high-ranking hotels.

Mobile Phones

In Hong Kong, mobile phones are very convenient; main telecommunication networks in the world like GSM 900, PCS 1800, and CDMA networks provide coverage throughout the island. But before you go to Hong Kong, please remember to make sure that your mobile network server has opened the roaming service for you. Besides, if you use mobile phone frequently, you can buy the IDD card of PEOPLES at 7-eleven Convenience store, OK Convenience store, newsstands, Broadway and China travel agency.

Hong Kong Festivals

Dragon Dance Festival

Spring Festival

Lantern Festival

Hong Kong Arts Festival

Hong Kong Gourmet Festival

Seven Competitor Rugby Contest

Hong Kong International Movie Festival

International Dragon-Boat Festival

Memorial Day for Hong Kong's Return

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Golf Courses

The Cleanway Bay Golf & Country Club 清水湾高尔夫球会

Designed by T. Sawai & A. Furukawa, the club has a course with 18 pins and another one with 9 pins. Customers there can have a bird-eye view of the Saigon (a coastal district in east Hong Kong). Influenced by the waved hills and the wind, playing golf there will have more challenges and interest.

Discovery Bay Golf Club 愉景湾高尔夫球会

Designed by Robert Trent Jones Junior, the club has a standard course with 27 pins, and the course available at night has 18 pins. Golf carts are available there, too. There is no caddie in the club.

The Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course香港滘西洲公众高尔夫球场

It is the only one public golf course in Hong Kong. There are two courses: the south course and the north course, and each of them have 18 pins. Located in the coastal area, wind will be a great challenge of customers’ playing skills.

Gymnasium

Hong Kong Coliseum 香港体育馆

Actually, comparing to a coliseum for sport events, it is more often used as a place for holding vocal concerts. Visitors can consult whether there is a vocal concert, and taking part into a vocal concert may helpyou to have a closer encounter with the life in Hong Kong.

Queen Elizabeth Stadium 伊丽莎白体育馆

It is a stadium with multi functions. Besides offering sports facilities; it is also used as a venue both for sport events and entertainment activities like vocal concert and recreational activities.

Swimming Pools

The Swimming Pool in Victoria Park 维多利亚游泳池

Yuanlang Swimming Pool 元朗游泳池

Chengmengu Swimming Pool 城门谷游泳池

Tennis Courts

Hong Kong Tennis Center 香港网球中心

Xiaoming Street Tennis Court 晓明街网球场

Tianguangdao Tennis Court 天光道网球场

Parks for Taking a Walk

Of course, visitors in Hong Kong also can go to the parks to have a walk, jog or just have a break. Green trees, splendid blossom, fair-sounding twitters and lakes make the parks a ideal place for peace and quiet. The following are three parks in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Park 香港公园

Kowloon Park 九龙公园

Victoria Park 维多利亚公园

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