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One of Asia’s most prominent cities, Hong Kong is a complex mix of east meets west, where modern life and ancient tradition walk hand-in-hand. Streets are electric with activity, exhilarating markets offer bargains, towering skyscrapers light up the dramatic night skyline, and a wealth of attractions beckon you to explore. Proudly independent, with an inspired Chinese heritage, Hong Kong is so densely packed with things to see and do that you’ll want to come back to visit again and again. Our Experts can help you make the most of a brief stopover or plan a more in-depth holiday.

Popular Hong Kong Stopovers

As a major hub for air travel, Hong Kong lends itself to stopovers on the way to Asia, Australia or New Zealand. And, best of all, there’s plenty of Hong Kong you can experience in just 24, 48 or 72 hours. To help make your Hong Kong stopover a success, our Experts have a range of hotel recommendations ideal for a short stay. The below stopover holidays can be added onto a larger holiday itinerary or flight, and are just an example of what we can arrange for you. To book or for more hotel ideas, talk to one of our Experts today.

Hong Kong Travel Advice and Ideas

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More about Hong Kong

Currency: Hong Kong dollar

Language: English and Chinese

Getting there

Flight time: The London to Hong Kong flight time is 11 hours and 45 minutes.

Visas: British Citizens do not require a visa if staying for under six months.

Top 3 Things to Do in Hong Kong

  • Ride the tram up to The Peak
  • Enjoy a junk boa ride around Victoria Harbour
  • Try dim sum

Getting Around Hong Kong

Getting around Hong Kong is a breeze with an excellent public transport system, but our recommendation is to explore on foot as you will discover a lot more that way.

When to Go to Hong Kong

As a tropical destination, Hong Kong enjoys relatively warm temperatures all year-round. June to September is the hottest time when the city experiences humidity and tropical storms, while November to February is drier and slightly cooler. With much of the city’s experiences taking place in air-conditioned comfort though, Hong Kong can really be enjoyed in every season. Instead, consider timing your holiday in Hong Kong around one of the city’s events such as the Chinese Lantern Festival in September, Dragon Boat Festival in June, or Hong Kong Sevens in March. For more inspiring ideas, ask your Flight Centre Travel Expert.

Why Book Your Hong Kong Holiday with Flight Centre

We know Hong Kong: As a favourite stopover on the way to Australia or New Zealand, we know how to make the most of 24 or 48 hours in Hong Kong. Our Experts have hand picked the city’s best hotels based on first-hand experience, and can also recommend a range of tours and day trips too.

Local knowledge: Flight Centre has shops and offices in Hong Kong, allowing us access to up to the minute information from our people in destination.

Flexibility: We offer flexible deposits, the opportunity to pay the balance of your holiday just 10 weeks before departure and fixed change and cancellation fees.

Travel Butler and 24/7 Emergency Assistance Service: When you book a holiday to Hong Kong you’ll have the service of a dedicated Travel Expert as well as 24/7 Emergency Assistance services.

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Why book with Flight Centre?

  • Widest choice of airfares in the UK
  • Save time and speak to a Travel Expert
  • Great value for money
  • ABTA and ATOL certified