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- Australia
- Bangladesh
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- Cambodia
- China
- Hong Kong
- India
- Indonesia
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- Malaysia
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- Myanmar
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- New Zealand
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- Philippines
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- Sri Lanka
- Taiwan
- Thailand
- United Arab Emirates
- Vietnam

Information for Travelers to Hong Kong

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Visas : Visitors must hold a valid passport, endorsed where necessary for Hong Kong. Citizens of some 24 countries, including the USA, Japan, and certain Western European and South American nations are permitted one-month visa-free visits. Three-month visa-free visits are available to another 23 countries as well as all Commonwealth countries. (The British are allowed a 12-month no-visa stay.)
Immunisations : Vaccination certificates are not required for yellow fever, cholera and typhoid for visitors travelling to Hong Kong. Check with your travel agent well before your departure, however, as requirements can change without notice.
Time Zone : GMT/UTC plus eight hours
Electricity : 200/220 volts, 50 cycles.
Weights & Measures : Metric
Currency : Hong Kong dollar (HK$).
Travellers Cheque : Most foreign currencies and traveller's cheques are easily changed in Hong Kong, either at banks, hotels or moneychangers
Credit Cards : Credit cards from major international banks are widely accepted.
Tipping : When a service charge is not automatic, 10 per cent is acceptable. Small tips for taxi drivers, bellboys and doormen are appreciated.
Bargaining :