What you should know before you go
Arriving in a true melting pot of Chinese and Western culture, your move to Hong Kong will bring many new impressions, experiences and also challenges. To make the process a bit easier, here’s some advice to help you plan your move.
Hong Kong with children
Hong Kong is a permanent fixture on ‘most expensive cities’ lists, ranking ninth in Mercer’s Cost of Living index 2012. However, this ranking is based on the strength of the US dollar. For UK expats, Hong Kong can be cheaper than many ‘cost of living’ surveys suggest, being at a similar level to London due to the varying prices of products and services virtually cancelling each other out.