Hong Kongese Visa is not required for Filipinos
Stay Duration: 14 days
- Nationals of the Philippines who want to travel to Hong Kong should apply for an Electronic Tourist Authorisation (eTA) of Hong Kong.
- This visa is issued with 14 days of stay duration.
- Philippine international passport must be valid for at least 6 months after arriving at the country.
- Visitors must have at least two blank pages on their passports for necessary stampings.
- Visitors are not required to pay any airport tax upon their departure from the airport.
- The estimated flight time from Manila, Philippines to Hong Kong is 2 hours, 30 minutes.
- Certificate of Vaccination is necessarily not required from travelers who are going to Hong Kong. However, it is ideal to have it with you because of some exceptional cases.
- Hong Kong dollar, denote as HKD, is the local currency accepted as a legal tender for a medium of exchange in the country.
- Pets can only enter into Hong Kong as traveler’s luggage, as cargo or in the cabin.
- In Hong Kong, the power plugs and sockets are of type G and D. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz
- Cathay Pacific 976, Cebu Pacific 272, Hong Kong Airlines 782, Philippine Airlines 300, Philippines AirAsia 1264 are the airlines operating between the two countries.
- Hong Kong uses the Standard Time zone (GMT+8), the same time zone with the Philippines. This implies that there is no time difference between the two countries.
- The telephone code used in the country is (+852).
- Humid subtropical climate is the type of weather climate that Hong Kong has, just like the Southern China’s atmosphere.
- Hong Kong is home to the International Commerce Centre, the tallest skyscraper in the country with 118-story buildings.
- The country has a highly developed, sophisticated transport network of railways, buses and ferries.
- Despite the existence of natural lakes and rivers, high population density, inaccessible groundwater sources, and extremely seasonal rainfall, the Hong Kong territory still lacks a reliable source of fresh water.
- Hong Kong is characterized as a hybrid of East and West, Traditional Chinese values emphasizing family and education blend with Western ideals, including economic liberty and the rule of law
- There are five daily meals taken in Hong Kong- breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, and Siu yeh.
- Dishes include Congee, Chai su bao, Siu yuk, egg tarts and mango pudding.
- Chinese and English are the two official languages of Hong Kong.
- Religion in Hong Kong is characterized by a multi-faith diversity of beliefs and practices. Most of the Hong Kong people of Chinese descent practice Chinese folk religion—which may include Confucian, Taoist doctrines and Buddhism.
- October to the earlier time of December is the right moment to visit Hong-Kong when the weather is cool, sunny and pleasant to the body.
- Spring and Lantern Festivals are the festival period in Hong Kong that occur around January to February every year.