Hong Kong Travel Alerts and Warnings

Check this page regularly for alerts and warnings that affect travel to Hong Kong

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Typhoon Mawar - September 2017

Typhoon Mawar made landfall in southern China on the night of Sunday September 3rd, and although weakening is moving closer to Hong Kong.

Officials have issued a No. 3 signal and are warning of wind gusts exceeding 100 kmh and heavy rain on Monday.

If you are in Hong Kong, you are advised to follow the instructions of local authorities, particularly to stay indoors away from windows.

Here is a list of typhoon shelters provided by the government. The number for help from police, fire, and ambulance is 999.

Typhoon Hato - August 2017

Hong Kong is bracing for one of the strongest typhoons in two decades to sweep over the region.

Schools and businesses are closed and hundreds of flights have been affected by cancellation or long delay.

Am I Covered for Typhoons?

It's always best to check coverage for your country of residence. Go to our help desk and follow the prompts, but, generally, extreme weather events are "unforeseen circumstances", so it is very likely you have coverage if your flight is delayed or cancelled. The length of the delay before coverage activates and the circumstances of the "cancelation" vary depending on your country of residence, so get the details from the help desk or by reading the policy wording.

If you're still unlcear about coverage, please do contact us.

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