Hong Kong Travel Information

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Hong Kong Scene Delectable dim sum, floating islands, and a one-of-a-kind skyline are just some of Hong Kong’s unique features. Get an eyeful of traditional Chinese architecture in Ngong Ping village, then take the tram to the tippity-top of Victoria Peak for unparalleled views. The rocks and gentle hills of Nan Lian Garden will bring you inner peace, as will a calming cup of tea in a Stanley café. Become one with everything at the Chi Lin Nunnery, a serene Buddhist complex.

Things to do in Hong Kong: Victoria Peak • Star Ferry • Ngong Ping 360 • Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha) • Lantau island • Happy Valley Racecourse • Dragon's Back • Hong Kong Disneyland • Victoria Harbour • Stanley Market • Temple Street Night Market

Highly rated hotels in Hong Kong: The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel • Rosewood Hong Kong • Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong • K11 ARTUS • W Hong Kong • Hotel ICON • The Olympian Hong Kong • Hotel Madera Hollywood • Cordis, Hong Kong • Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong • The Upper House • The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong • The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong • The St. Regis Hong Kong • The Peninsula Hotel • Grand Hyatt Hong Kong • Alva Hotel by Royal • Kerry Hotel Hong Kong • Kowloon Shangri-La Hong Kong • Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel • L'hotel Nina et Convention Centre • The Langham, Hong Kong • The Pottinger Hong Kong • InterContinental Grand Stanford • Harbour Grand Hong Kong • Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin • Royal Plaza Hotel • The Mira Hong Kong • The Royal Garden • Mira Moon Hotel • Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Kowloon East • Conrad Hong Kong • JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong • Island Shangri-La Hong Kong • Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott Hotel • Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui • Harbour Grand Kowloon

Hong Kong's electricity is 220V 50Hz and uses plug types D & G
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Great Circle Distance between Heathrow and Chek Lap Kok International Airport is 5,984 miles, with a flight time of approx 12.5 hrs. Hong Kong's IATA airport code is HKG.
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Climate: Hong Kong has a subtropical climate with high humidity and low temperature variations. The best periods to visit are from October to December, which enjoys an often blue sky and less humidity. Temperatures at this time are between 20°C and 26°C. There is an increase in tourists from the end of April to the beginning of June, with temperatures identical to those of autumn, but with a slightly higher humidity. Summer is between May and September and during this time Hong Kong experiences high temperatures and possible typhoons.

Covid-19 Data for China

Data (updated weekly) from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control on the geographic distribution of COVID-19 cases & deaths.

BA Tier Points Earned

Route 1LON‑HKG
(BA) ba

Economy20 2040
WTP90 90180
Business140 140280
First210 210420
Route 2LON‑BKK
(BA) ba
(CX) cx

Economy205 2550
WTP9025 115230
Business14040 180360
First21060 270540

Economy Tier Points shown are based on fully flexible fares. 'Low' Economy earns 50% of the shown amount. 'Lowest' Economy fares earn 25% of shown amount.

When journey is booked in World Traveler Plus or First and those cabins don't exist on particular legs, the next cabin down will be used on those legs for points collection.

When booking with BA, tier points can be earned on the following Oneworld Oneworld Alliance ® airlines:
asAlaska Airlines, aaAmerican Airlines, baBritish Airways, cxCathay Pacific, fjFiji Airways, ayFinnair, ibIberia, jlJapan Airlines, mhMalaysia Airlines, wyOman Air, qfQantas, qrQatar Airways, atRoyal Air Maroc, rjRoyal Jordanian, s7S7 Airlines, ulSriLankan Airlines

Avios Required (per leg) for BA Redemption Flight from London to Hong Kong, (Zone 7, 5,501-6,500 miles)

Cabin Off Peak TravelPeak Travel
World Traveller Plus39,00060,000

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