Planning a Trip to Hong Kong
The main entry point is Hong Kong International Airport. The airport was voted best in the world by Skytrax from 2001 to 2005, and again in 2007.
A visa is not required of U.S. citizens for tourist stays up to 90 days.
Cantonese is Hong Kong’s main language. Given Hong Kong’s British heritage, English is widely spoken.
Currency is the Hong Kong dollar. The exchange rate at press time was $1 U.S. dollar to $7.78 Hong Kong dollars.
Tour Operators Selling Hong Kong include:
China Travel Service (U.S.A.) (www.chinatravelservice.com, [email protected], 800-899-8618), Gate 1 Travel (www.gate1travel.com, [email protected], 800-682-3333), Orient Flexi Pax Tours (www.orientflexipax.com, [email protected], 800-545-5540), Pleasant Holidays (www.pleasantagent.com, [email protected], 800-448-3333), Ritz Tours (www.ritztours.com, [email protected], 800-900-2446), Tauck World Discovery (www.tauck.com, [email protected], 800-468-2825), and Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com, 888-505-7984).
SITA World Tours offers both Hong Kong and Macao programs (www.sitatours.com, [email protected], 800-421-56430).