Summary

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. See Natural Disasters.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

You should take sensible precautions against pick pocketing and other street crime. See crime.

520,855 British nationals visited Hong Kong in 2014. Most visits are trouble free.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.