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Is Hong Kong Expensive? - Prices in Hong Kong

Average Prices in Hong Kong


Is Hong Kong expensive? is one of the most common questions asked by potential visitors to the city, with the assumption that it is. Hong Kong certainly has the potential to cause a raid on your bank account, and, if you want to, it’s probably possible to spend more on life’s little luxuries in Hong Kong than anywhere else on earth. That said, the city is not necessarily a pricey proposition, and arguably it’s easier to save money here than the world's other major cities. Below, we look at the average price for goods and services.


Star Ferry ticket $0.30
Beer in bar - $7
Movie ticket $8
Dinner for two $70-$80
Downtown taxi fare $10
Takeaway coffee $4
Big Mac $1.50
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