Questions tagged [hong-kong]

A Special Administrative Region of China bordering the South China Sea. It is essentially a city-state, mostly known for the namesake island and the Kowloon district on the mainland which directly faces Hong Kong Island.

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Buses from Hong Kong airport to Tsim Sha Tsui

Which buses can I take to get from the Hong Kong airport to 36-44 Nathan Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong? Which ones are the most convenient in terms of the proximity of the destination bus stop and/or ...
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Get a boarding pass for a different flight while being in transit at Hong Kong airport

I bought a ticket from Singapore to Hong Kong on May 6, and a ticket from Hong Kong to Kolkata (my hometown in India). The issue is, my pre-arrival registration to Hong Kong was rejected, and I can't ...
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Flight cancellations due to bad weather in Hong Kong and insurance for it

I'm an F1 graduate student in the US. I'll be in Hong Kong in early June for about a week and I plan to return to the US one day before my visa expires. I've been told that that period of time (...
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Travelling to Russia with two passports [duplicate]

I'm a Hong Kong citizen who is holding both the Hong Kong Passport and the British Nation (Oversea) Passport.With the HK passport, I can stay in Russia for 14 days without visa. I'm now staying in ...
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Do I need to give a real passport number at the time of booking for a flight from HKG to the United States? [duplicate]

I am planning a trip to Hong Kong in June. When I tried to book my return flight (a direct flight from HKG to SFO) on Singapore Airlines's website, it requires that I enter my passport information (...
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Travelling to China / Hong Kong with criminal conviction from Australia

I am looking to travel to Hong Kong then China for business, from Australia. I applied for, and received an Australian passport. I have a prior conviction in 2011 for which I was sentenced to 2 years ...
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Can I go to China after I overstayed in Hong Kong?

I'm a Philippine citizen. I overstayed in Hong Kong last year for 9 months. I just came back here. I am planning to go with my boyfriend to China for 10 days. Can I apply for a tourist visa in China ...
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Does an Iranian need a transit visa in Hong Kong?

I want to go Japan and I have a visa for that. I'm Iranian. I am coming from Mumbai with a transit in Hong Kong. Do I need a Hong Kong visa for this 3-hour transit?
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Travel to Hong Kong (Indian citizen) with passport having less than 6 months validity

One of my Indian friends has to travel to Hong Kong from India urgently. His passport has less than 6 months validity and he does not have enough time to renew his passport (he has to fly tonight). ...
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Best season for hiking in Hong Kong [closed]

I would like to combine a trip to Hong Kong with hiking some of the islands' trails. What is the best season for this type of activity in that geographic region? For instance, it should not be too ...
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Does a Vietnamese citzen need a Hong Kong visa to transfer to a ferry to Macau?

I will take a trip from Vietnam to Hong Kong and then take a ferry to Macau. My flight will stop at terminal 2 (Vietjet Air). Do I need a Hong Kong visa? I do not want to go out into Hong Kong. Can I ...
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I have a UK passport, can I re-enter Hong Kong every month and stay for 6 months?

I hold a UK passport and that lets me stay in Hong Kong for 6 months on a tourist visa. During that time I would work remotely for a company based in the UK. So if I come to Hong Kong stay for 6 ...
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Hong Kong Disneyland priority tickets

Some amusement parks - like Universal in Singapore - have priority/fast-track tickets, which allow customers to get priority treatment in queues for rides. Does Hong Kong Disneyland have that kind of ...
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Hong Kong restaurant apps/websites

What are the good websites/apps that tell us about eating out options in Hong Kong? Reviews, Menus, cost, etc.
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When should we arrive at the terminal for the ferry from Hong Kong to Macau?

We bought tickets online for the ferry from Hong Kong to Macau. Departure is at 12.45 tomorrow. When should we arrive to the port? Is it like in the airport where registration closes 40 - 60 minutes ...
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Enter China (from European Union), after being fined in Hong Kong a few years ago

I got fined 3 years ago in Hong Kong for dropping a cigarette butt on the ground. I never paid that fine, and I wonder if I would have problems when entering Mainland China due to that fact.
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Indian passport holder - what to do in Hong Kong Transit area for 13 hours? [closed]

I have a 13-hour layover in Hong Kong. I hold a passport issued at Hyderabad, India. Hong Kong does not issue transit visas for passport holders from India. I am looking at things I could do in the ...
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Chinese visa required for Hong Kong visit?

I’m an Indian national intending to visiting HK for 7 days as a tourist. The HK immigration department has a pre-arrival registration for Indian nationals visiting HK to stay visa-free for not more ...
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Travel to China as a Chinese national [duplicate]

My wife is a Chinese national residing in Belgium. We would like to do the following itinerary: Belgium --> Hong Kong (<7 days) --> Mainland China (e.g. Chengdu) --> Belgium I assume my wife does ...
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What kind of travel documents should be used for a Chinese citizen to take flights from Hong Kong and ferry to Shekou?

There is a ferry from Hong Kong Airport to Shekou, usable for connecting passengers without passing immigration. If I am from Shenzhen and want to take a flight from Hong Kong to Beijing by means of ...
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Visa requirement for Chinese passport holder going from Shenzhen to Hong Kong [duplicate]

We are a group of 6 people from Malaysia, going to Shenzhen (2 days) then train to Hong Kong (4 days) and ferry to Macau (2 days), then back to Malaysia. All hotels are booked with booking.com. The ...
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Do I need a transit visa to transfer terminals in Hong Kong

I am traveling from the USA (Texas) to India but I have two different tickets, i.e from Texas to Hong Kong and another ticket from Hong Kong to India (Delhi). I don’t have a transit visa. At present ...
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Do I need a Hong Kong transit visa?

I am an Iraqi passport holder residing in the United Arab Emirates. I have a connecting flight through Hong Kong, and I will neither be staying in Hong Kong city nor leaving the airside area. I will ...
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Stop in Hong Kong 3:30 hrs [duplicate]

I have flight with stop in HK at 14:30 for 3:30 hrs. Is it possible to get out airport and see something in HK?
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How well is AMEX covered in Hong Kong?

I'm visiting Hong Kong, and I have AMEX. Is it well-covered or should I prepare Visa/MasterCard?
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Visa type if going to Hong Kong for training

What is the visa type required for going to Hong Kong to attend 4 day training? Can we do the pre-registration (if we are eligible) and visit Hong Kong for training? Training is about Elasticsearch ...
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Luggage transit to Macao via Hong Kong airport

I've a plan to go to Macao. I haven't bought a ticket yet but very probably it will be Qatar airways via Hong Kong. I heard that in airport there is a ferry in transit area and we don't need to go ...
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China Passport going to Hong Kong then USA via Tokyo

I'm a Chinese passport holder traveling to Hong Kong, going to stay 4 nights in Hong Kong, then going to USA via Tokyo NRT airport on the same day. I do have USA green card. Do I have to apply Entry ...
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Hong Kong visa for overseas Chinese

My girlfriend and I will be traveling to China and Hong Kong next month. I am an EU citizen and she is a Chinese citizen with permanent residence in the EU. For me the case is clear (I need to get a ...
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Do I need an old passport to get chinese visa in Hong Kong?

I've arrived to Hong Kong today and asked in a travel agency (CTS) about getting a visa to China. I'm Spanish and I got a previous visa. They have asked for my passport and after a couple of minutes ...
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Is 5.5 hours enough time at HKG to see anything in the city and what can I do?

I have an unexpectedly long layover at HKG this afternoon (5.5 hours), and was considering going into the city briefly, I've never been there. Will this be enough time? I suspect so. My bag is ...
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Chinese visa in Hong Kong

On some web site I read that if I have a Chinese visa in Hong Kong and in case of it's expiration during stay in Hong Kong it's a serious violation of law and there is a fine up to $50,000 or 3 years ...
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Transit through Hong Kong Airport - visa requirement?

As a Vietnamese national, on a New Zealand student visa, I'm transiting via Hong Kong on my flight home for the holidays. Will I need a transit visa, flying with Cathay?
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Is there a cruise ship from Hong Kong to Taiwan? [duplicate]

I am in Hong Kong. I am wondering if I can find a cruise ship to Taiwan. I noticed there is a cruise ship docked in the harbor but I am not sure where it's heading.
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Chinese tourist L visa and visiting Hong Kong

I'm an Australian visiting China, I want to make a trip for a day or two to Hong Kong while I am in Shenzen. I would return to Shenzen afterwards. It seems I need a double-entry visa for this, but ...
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Do I need a visa or pre-arrival registration to go to Macau via Hong Kong?

I am planning a trip to visit Macau by flying to Hong Kong and and go from the airport to the ferry terminal for the ferry that goes through outer Macau. I don't want to enter Hong Kong itself. What ...
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Trip to Macau through HKIA Airport

I am planning to go from Beijing to Macau from Hong Kong Airport through the ferry terminal. Indians do not need a visa for Macau but a PAR for entry into Hong Kong. I am planning my return to ...
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Travel to Macau from Hong Kong Airport via Ferry [duplicate]

I am travelling to Macau with friends. We land at Hong Kong. Will we need to get any kind of visa for Hong Kong (Indian Nationals require PAR/ Visa) if we want to directly transit to Macau via the ...
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Can a Chinese citizen travel to Hong Kong on a HK passport?

Can a Chinese citizen travel to Hong Kong with the HK passport (issued in China to visit HK for up to 7 days) and, after arriving in Hong Kong, use a second passport from a country that allows dual ...
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Does an Indian citizen need a Hong Kong transit visa for a 2 hour layover?

I am traveling to Taiwan via HongKong, where I have a change of flights. I would be in the airport for 2 and a half hours [layover]. So, would I be needing a transit visa for Hong Kong? PS : I ...
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Travel from Dublin to Macau [closed]

I am a Romanian national and I will travel from Dublin to Macau and I have 2 flight options: First option: EI 650 09JUN 09JUN DUB Dublin FRA Frankfurt/Main 0700 1010 CA 432 09JUN ...
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How is shopping in Hong Kong different from England, UK? [closed]

I am Indian origin but have been living in UK for years now. There is a massive difference between the way we shop in India and the way we shop in the UK. I need to help a friend buy a mobile phone ...
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Buying airsoft from HK and travelling back to country of origin via air

I plan to visit Hong Kong and was also thinking of picking a few airsoft guns, as a collector I'm looking to get the most realistic looking guns for display. So the problem is, I'm from the ...
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How can I leave Hong Kong when I've lost my landing slip (Departure card)?

I'm currently in Mainland China and in one week plan to leave for Hong Kong to depart to Canada. I just noticed that I cannot find my landing slip and possibly lost it. Is there anything I can do? I ...
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Cost and ease of getting visas for China in Hong Kong for US Citizens [duplicate]

I lived in mainland China as an English teacher from August 2006 to August 2008. At that time, it was pretty easy for a US citizen to obtain a Chinese tourist visa in Hong Kong (I myself got a ...
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Will a USA entry refusal affect my working visa application to Hong Kong? [closed]

I was refused entry on arrival in the USA, for trying to enter on a tourist visa when I intended to work for three months. The company had instructed me to do this. I know I was an idiot but I really ...
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Hong Kong transit visa for refugee travel document holder?

I am travelling from Toronto to Colombo via Hong Kong. My nationality is Pakistani, but I am a refugee in Canada and am currently residing there, so I only have a Canadian travel document, and not a ...
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Do I need a visa to visit Hong Kong for less than 7 days if I'm a Chinese citizen flying to and from the US? [duplicate]

I am a Chinese citizen (US permanent resident) planning on going to Hong Kong for 7 days, flying to and from Chicago, and originally had found this stipulation: Chinese passport holders who are in ...
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EU (French) citizens want to visit China

My GF and I are planning to visit Hong Kong and mainland China in a month time. My GF is a French citizen, therefore she needs a L visa (if I'm not mistaken). I found this one here. I'm a holder the ...
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Is it safe to dispose of a landing slip once I've left Hong Kong?

Government information: http://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/useful_information/non-stamping-immigration-clearance.html As per normal procedures, I was given a Landing Slip while visiting Hong Kong (my ...