Travel advice for Hong Kong.

Here you will find important tips and useful information for Hong Kong.

Travel money:

Prepaid Travel credit card

in Swiss francs (CHF)

  • For ATM cash withdrawals

  • For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online

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in local currency

  • For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination

Local currency / ISO Code

Hongkong-Dollar HKD

Further Information

Credit cards


  • Customary credit cards are accepted in most places. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.

ATM Search

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Practical Information:

Time difference with Switzerland

+ 7 h / + 6 h during our summer time

National language

Official language

English and Cantonese

Language capabilities


Country code for calling Switzerland

001 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)


220 volt / adapter recommended

Travel documents for Swiss citizens

Passport still valid 1 month or more after end of stay, return or onward travel ticket and sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months.

Swiss Embassy / Consulate

Hongkong, 62/F, Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Road, Wanchai
Tel. +852 2522 71 47 / +852 2522 71 48

Opening hours


9.00 - 16.30 h (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 12.30 h (Sat)


10.00 - 19.00/21.30 h (daily)

  • Left-hand driving.

  • Swiss driver's license accepted; international driver's license recommended.

  • Minimum age for car rentals: 25 (varies by rental company).

  • Rental cars with driver available.

Health situation

Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.

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While every precaution has been taken to verify the information provided, Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services Ltd does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of Country Information. Swiss Bankers therefore shall not be held liable for any damage or loss sustained in connection with any errors or omissions contained therein.

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