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Is hong kong safe

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Im going to hong kong in september and it will be my first time travelling alone i am meeting a friend there but just incase i am left alone are public transport signs in English aswell as Chinese?

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Yes. Public transport in HK is very easy to use. Do a little pre-planning and downoad a map of the Metro just to make life a little easier.

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One of the safest big cities in the world. Subway signs are bilingual and announcements are tri lingual (Cantonese, Mandarin, English).

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General safety is not an issue as long as you exercise the normal precautions. Do watch for rogue taxi drivers trying to overcharge picking up passengers from Lan Kwai Fong late at night, Canton Road shopping area, and Peak Tram Terminus. Taxi drivers must use the meter. Surcharges can only be added for luggage, paid tunnels and bridges.

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HK is generally a place but....

https://www.lonelyplanet.com/china/hong-kong/safety

NO worry. the road & public transport signs in English aswell as Chinese

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we have been to h.k. for our holidays for the last 9 years it is very safe even at night, you will notice that shops don,t open early about 11.00 am and stay open very late rail service is fool proof trains run on time there octopus card is better than our mykey.As always it pays to do a little home work on were you are going to lots of night life i think you will enjoy your stay.

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any advice on the best app for the MTR

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https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mtr.mtrmobile&hl=zh_HK

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for iphone:

https://itunes.apple.com/hk/app/mtr-mobile/id369295276?mt=8

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