Weather at the moment
Weather all year round
Hong Kong is subject to a subtropical climate, therefore very humid. From the end of September to December, temperatures fluctuate around 22°C. The climate is mild and drier than the rest of the year. From January onwards, temperatures become much cooler before rising again from April to May. The rainy season runs from May to the end of September. The temperature then rises to about thirty degrees. During this period, Hong Kong is also the scene of typhoons and tropical storms.
The current currency is the Hong Kong dollar (or Hong Kong Dollar). It is very easy to pay with a credit card or to withdraw cash.
For several years, Hong Kong has been in the top 10 most expensive cities in the world, so a large budget is required. But it is always possible to reduce your expenses and enjoy your trip, for example by sleeping in a low-category pension
No visa is required for European nationals for a stay of no more than three months in Hong Kong. You must have a valid passport six months after the end of your stay. If you wish to travel to China, a visa is required. Please note that this can only be obtained in your country of residence and not in Hong Kong.
Tap water is safe to drink even though it tastes bleached. Bottles of mineral water are everywhere. Also, Hong Kong is rather sanitized compared to neighboring China... Still respect the basic rules of hygiene. Hong Kong is not an epidemic area. No specific vaccination is required at entry (except for travellers arriving from epidemic areas)
A new virus, the coronavirus nCoV, has been identified by the Chinese authorities. Appeared in December 2019 in Wuhan in Hubei province, it is transmitted from person to person by air and causes illnesses ranging from colds to more severe pathologies. Symptoms are similar to those of the flu (fever, cough and shortness of breath). At the beginning of February 2020, there were 500 deaths and 25,000 people infected. If you are planning to travel to China, it is strongly advised to check the WHO website and the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs