Last updated: 17 December 2014
The travel advice summary below is provided by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the UK. 'We' refers to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. For their full travel advice, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
Protest sites outside the Central Government Offices (CGO) and Legislative Council building in Admiralty were cleared by police on 11 December. There is still a small protest site in Causeway Bay, which is causing some disruption to traffic. Monitor local media and avoid any demonstrations that are taking place.
The typhoon season in Hong Kong normally runs from April to October. You should monitor the progress of approaching storms and follow the advice of the local authorities.
There is a low threat from terrorism.
You should take sensible precautions against pick pocketing and other street crime. See crime.
513,430 British nationals visited Hong Kong in 2013. Most visits are trouble free.
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