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Visiting somewhere in Hong Kong? We have you covered.

As a trusted currency exchange company, we offer great exchange rates for GBP to Hong Kong dollars. Currently, our exchange rate for HKD is highly competitive, providing you with the best value for your money. Whether you're travelling for business or leisure, you can rely on us to provide you with the currency you need for a hassle-free experience.

Our multiple locations throughout the UK make exchanging currency easy and convenient, and our secure and efficient transactions ensure that you receive your Hong Kong dollars quickly. So, whether you're in need of a small or large amount of currency, come visit us at Ramsdens for all your currency exchange needs.

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How far will my money go throughout Hong Kong?

The amount of money you'll be able to spend in Hong Kong will depend on several factors, such as your spending habits, the cost of living in the area you're visiting, and the exchange rate between your currency and Hong Kong dollars. However, as a general estimate, Hong Kong is known for having a high cost of living, especially in areas such as central Hong Kong and popular tourist destinations. So, if you're planning to stay in high-end hotels, dine in upscale restaurants, and participate in activities such as shopping and sightseeing, it's best to budget accordingly. On the other hand, if you're looking to experience the local culture and keep your spending to a minimum, you may be able to stretch your budget further. It's always a good idea to check the current exchange rate and do some research on the average cost of various expenses in the area you're visiting to get a better idea of how far your money will go in Hong Kong.


The Hong Kong dollar (HKD) is the official currency of Hong Kong. It is issued by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA). The denominations of the Hong Kong dollar include:

Coins: HKD 10, HKD 5, HKD 2, HKD 1, 50 cents, 20 cents and 10 cents.

Banknotes: HKD 1,000, HKD 500, HKD 200, HKD 100, HKD 50 and HKD 20.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a vibrant and bustling city that is a must-visit for anyone travelling to Asia. With its rich history, stunning skyline, and unique culture, there are plenty of things to do in Hong Kong. Here are some of the top activities to try during your visit.

Firstly, you can explore Hong Kong's impressive skyline, one of the most iconic in the world. Take a ride on the famous Star Ferry, which has been operating since 1888 and provides stunning views of the city's skyline from Victoria Harbour. You can also head to Victoria Peak, the highest point on Hong Kong Island, to see the city from above. The Peak Tram is a funicular railway that takes you to the top and offers panoramic views of Hong Kong's skyline.

Another must-do activity in Hong Kong is to try the local cuisine. Hong Kong is famous for its dim sum, a type of Chinese cuisine consisting of small bite-sized portions served in steamer baskets. You can find dim sum restaurants all over the city, from street vendors to Michelin-starred establishments. Hong Kong is also known for its street food, including fish balls, egg waffles, and curry fish balls.

Lastly, you can explore Hong Kong's unique culture and history. Visit the Man Mo Temple, a historic temple dedicated to the gods of literature and martial arts. The temple is one of the oldest and most important in Hong Kong and has been standing for over 150 years. You can also explore the city's art and cultural scene, with museums and galleries showcasing both local and international art. The Hong Kong Museum of History and the Hong Kong Heritage Museum are two of the most popular museums in the city.

When travelling to Hong Kong, it's important to change your money before you go to ensure you have local currency on arrival. Ramsdens Currency offers competitive exchange rates and a variety of delivery options, including home delivery or collection from one of their stores. Changing your money with Ramsdens Currency gives you peace of mind that you'll have the local currency you need for your trip to Hong Kong.

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