"Currency" Hong Kong Local Custom Tip by dragontml

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Hong Kong Dollar (HK$) = 100 cents. Notes are in denominations of HK$1000, 500, 100, 50, 20 and 10. Coins are in denominations of HK$10, 5, 2 and 1, and 50, 20 and 10 cents.

Foreign currency can be changed in banks, hotels and bureaux de change. Banks usually offer the best rate of exchange.

MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club and Visa are widely accepted.

Accepted almost everywhere. To avoid additional exchange rate charges, travellers are advised to take travellers cheques in Pounds Sterling, US Dollars or Euros.

There are no restrictions on the import or export of either local or foreign currency.

Mon-Fri 0900-1630, Sat 0900-1230.

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  • Written Dec 9, 2003
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