A dynamic and vibrant cosmopolis, Hong Kong has much to offer, with a shopping paradise, colourful nightlife, festivals and fairs, a kaleidoscope of cultures and many more!
However, as one of the world’s pre-eminent cities, tourists here also represent rich pickings for scammers and opportunists.
Note: vast majority of trips are trouble free and there is no need to be paranoid. That said, it always pays to be aware, careful, and prepared.
Alert: the anti extradition bill protests since June 2019 have continued unabated. For more information, check out the link “Violent crime, hazards in Hong Kong” below:
- Police, fire, ambulance: 999
- Hong Kong Tourism Board visitor hotline: +852 2508 1234
- Consumer Council: +852 2929 2222