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Currency

  • The official currency in Hong Kong is Hong Kong dollars (HKD) which is directly linked to US dollars (USD) at a rate of USD 1 to approximately HKD 7.80.
  • Foreign currencies can be exchanged to Hong Kong dollars at the Hong Kong International Airport but at a relatively high exchange rate. You are advised to bring sufficient cash in HKD before departing from your home country.


Sightseeing

  • Hong Kong is a highly dynamic cosmopolitan city which embraces both Eastern and Western cultures. You will find many attractions towards this compact area with memorable experience.
    For more details, please visit the website of Hong Kong Tourism Board. http://www.discoverhongkong.com/

  • During your visit, your may be interested in visiting in Sai Kung, a small town and former fishing village close to HKUST campus. The traveling time is around 20 minutes by minibus or bus. Sai Kung is fairly famous for its fresh seafood as well as scenic country parks. For transportation, please check http://ias.ust.hk/web/ias/eng/visit_ias.php


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