Current travel advisories for Hong Kong

Last Update: Saturday, 24. August 2019 at 07:22

We advice caution when travelling to Hong Kong.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2.2 / 5

Hong Kong is a country in Asia (Eastern Asia) with around 7 million citizens and a land mass of 1,092 km². We detected travel advisories from 6 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 0 / 5

This country does not share any land based borders with another country.


Single advisories / travel warnings

Maltese government

https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese travellers that protests in the country continued unabated. There are reports of the presence of large troops near the mainland side and earlier this week the Hong Kong International Airport was totally closed for two days with hundreds of flights cancelled.

Danger level: 1

Take normal precautions.

US American government

http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/hong-kong-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in Hong Kong due to civil unrest. Since June 2019, several large scale and smaller political demonstrations have taken place in various areas of Hong Kong, including at Hong Kong International Airport. Most have been peaceful, but some have turned confrontational or resulted in violent clashes. Police have used a variety of crowd control measures, including the deployment of tear gas. The protests and confrontations have spilled over into neighborhoods other than those where the police have permitted marches or rallies. These demonstrations, which can take place with little or no notice, are likely to continue. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 2

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New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/hong-kong-china

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in Hong Kong due to civil unrest. Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China.

Danger level: 2

Exercise increased caution / Some Risk.

Finnish government

https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/HK

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Iaktta normal försiktighet - Undvik demonstrationer. Håll reda på pass och värdeföremål.

Danger level: 2

Travel is usually safe. .

Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/hong-kong

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution.

Danger level: 3

Exercise a high degree of caution.

Irish government

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/china-hong-kong-macau/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
High degree of caution

Danger level: 3

High degree of caution.

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information.


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Country information

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Basic facts

Citizens
around 7 million
Covering landmass
1,092 km²
Electricity
220V - 50Hz
Currency
Dollar (HKD)
ISO 2-Letter Code
HK
Phone prefix
+852
Top Level Domain
.hk
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900/1800/3G

Airports in Hong Kong (extern)

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown if a first indicator.