» Hongkong has four seasons in a year. So one can enjoy different seasons in different times of the year.
» Winter occurs from mid December until February. Temperatures can plunge to as low as 6 degrees.
» Spring runs from March to mid May and temperatures range from 18-27 degrees. A light jacket or sweter would be nice, particularly for the evenings. Atmosphere heats up and humidity soars.
» Autumn runs from September to December and it is a lovely time. Humidity and temperature level come down.
» Sometimes a humid subtropical subdues the country without warning. It would be proper to bring with you light jackets in case it gets too hot and humid for a coat.
» In spring and summer seasons, light clothing would be sufficient. Shirtslleves would be nice during autumn.
» Restaurants tend to blast air-conditioners. So it advisable to go there with long sleeves. Sudden migration to very cold conditions from hot and humid atmosphere can be detrimental for your health.
» Chinese and English are the official languages in Hong Kong.
» Many people in Hongkong do speak English well, but there are many who do not. Many restaurants can have their menus only in Chinese.
» It is advisable that you ask your hotel to write your destination address in Chinese, apart from English, as it would come handy.
Hotels & Bookings Tips
» Hong Kong hotels are normally full for April and October due to expositions and conventions.
» Hotel prices display upward graph on weekends. It is advisable to make reservations at least one week in advance to avoid disappointment.
» Hong Kong citizens and travelers are required to carry an identification document with them.
» Normally, Hongkong has no problem with smoking. However, it is forbidden in public vehicles and certain public places.