• There’s no sales tax on purchases in Hong Kong
  • Tipping, although not a Chinese custom, is expected from Western tourists
  • If you’re served hot tea, tap two fingers on the table as thanks
  • Chopsticks are the silverware of choice for eating
  • Electricity is 220V/50H and plug types G and M are found here

Contact Numbers

Police: 999 Emergency: 999 Hong Kong Central Hospital: +852-25-223-141 Canadian Consulate: +852-28-677-348 Australian Consulate: +852-28-278-881 US Consulate: +852-25-239-011 UK Consulate: +852-29-013-000 Happy Taxi Association: +852-27-288-281