Hong Kong functions as the special administrative region of China. Get your Octopus card once you reach the airport. This card is very useful for public transportation but does not work for taxis. You can also use the card for selected fast food shops, supermarkets, and convenience stores. It is preloaded with HKD 50 or PHO 330.00.
The best time to visit Hong Kong is from October to December to March as the weather is pleasant. If you visit Hong Kong in January or February, you will stand a chance to experience the Spring Festival as well as the Lantern Festival. Reward yourself with some retail therapy during Christmas or during Summer sale from July to September.
Caticlan Airport - This airport is the closest one to the Boracay Island with a short ten minutes boat ride. However, the flight ticket here is a little more expensive than Kalibo Airport. Please bear in mind that you are only allowed to bring in 10 kg of check-in baggage. You can choose either to fly with Cebu Pacific or Philippines Airlines. This is one of the busiest airports in the Philippines.
Hong Kong International Airport - It is also known as the Chek Lap Kok Airport. There are a lot of airlines that operate here. Among them are Hong Kong Airlines and Cathay Pacific. There are two terminals which are Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Terminal 2 caters to low-cost carriers. The Sky Plaza is located in Terminal 2. Dine and shop at the duty-free shops here. You can take the Citybus to get to the city. Apart from that, there are also direct ferry services and the Airport Express.
Hong Kong’s climate is subtropical. It is a hot and dry city. Hong Kong sometimes experiences thunderstorms and typhoons. During Winter, the temperature is mild but the wind can be very strong. Nevertheless, it is still sunny at this time. The average temperature is 30 degrees Celsius. The highest temperature can be up to 37 degrees Celsius. The lowest temperature is 0 degrees Celsius.
Hong Kong has a lot of interesting places to visit. Here are some suggestions.