Procedures and costs of hiring a domestic helper: Agency vs. direct hire

This image shows a foreign domestic helper sanitizing the table.

A number of families in Hong Kong hire their helper through a foreign domestic helper agency. That said, these intermediaries can charge…

How much does it cost to hire a domestic helper?

聘請外傭預算一覽

Hiring a foreign domestic helper could be expensive. Hong Kongers lead incredibly busy lives. So, despite this, many families turn to domestic helpers to assist with their household chores. Did you know that you need to meet three requirements before…

New parking meters in Hong Kong: How to register and use the HKeMeter app

This image shows the new parking meters in Hong Kong which you can use the HKeMeter app to sync to.

Finding a metered parking space in Hong Kong is not easy. After all, the…

4 tips to compare golf insurance in Hong Kong and their claims limit

This image shows a person playing golf who has purchased golf insurance in Hong Kong.

It's easy to believe that you won't get hurt from a contactless sport like golf. However, like a…

Does your pet need pet insurance in Hong Kong? What are the best pet insurance providers?

This image shows two happy dogs insured by the best pet insurance in Hong Kong.

We purchase insurance plans for humans, so why not for our furkids? Nowadays, your veterinarian bill can be even pricier…

Free Flow Tolling System or FFTS to be rolled out next year: how to pay with an auto toll tag in Hong Kong

明年中推不停車繳費系統 偵測擋風玻璃繳費貼

The SAR government announced on August 27th a Free Flow Tolling System (FFTS) in their Road Traffic (Toll Tags) Regulation. Expected to be rolled out halfway…

List of Shopping Malls With Free Parking and Parking Lot Discounts in Hong Kong

【泊車優惠2021】全港商場免費泊車及停車場優惠(持續更新)

Undoubtedly, parking fees are one of the major expenses, as mentioned in our Guide to Running a Car in Hong Kong. It's no wonder most people are troubled daily…

Car License Renewal: Application Process, License Fees and Documents

 【續牌攻略2021】續牌費用、程序及所需文件

All automobiles must be registered and licensed to drive on the roads of Hong Kong. Given that, is there a difference in the renewal process for new versus second-hand vehicles? How much are the renewal fees for each car type? Do they calculate…

Electric car chargers in Hong Kong: types, locations, and installation costs

This image shows a Tesla electric car charger in Hong Kong.

The SAR government sets a goal to stop registering any new petrol vehicles and hybrid cars by 2035. Instead, electric vehicles (EVs) are expected to keep with…

Guide to COVID-19 vaccination incentives in Hong Kong in 2021: lucky draws, discounts, and how to register

This image shows a patient taking the COVID-19 vaccine jab from their nurse.

To relieve the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on Hong Kong, multi-million dollar corporations across…