Your Guide To Essential Hong Kong Apps And Numbers
17 February, 2021
The essential Hong Kong apps and numbers that everyone should have in their little black book.
Whether you’ve lived in Hong Kong your whole life or are new to the city, finding help when you’re in a sticky situation can be difficult. To help make your life in the 852 easier, we’ve compiled a list of essential Hong Kong apps and numbers everyone in the city needs to add to their little black book. From part-time cleaners to handymen and food delivery services, we’ve got you covered!
One of our favourite things about Hong Kong is that there’s always something to do. From dining out at the city’s newest culinary offering, to catching the latest flicks and day trips out to Disney, packed itineraries are just par for the course. Need help navigating your way through the huge range of options? Here are some of our favourite leisure-based apps for your downloading pleasure.
What a time to be alive! The technological era of the 21st century has blessed us with home delivery options aplenty. Hundreds of cuisines and diverse dishes from premium eateries are ours for the taking (or eating) with just a tap of our phones. If you’re dining in, we also have apps to help you skip the queue or snag some great deals and discounts on your next meal.
No time to hit the shops this week? Don’t worry, that’s what the internet is for. With secondhand womenswear, organic skincare, international makeup brands and more delivered straight to your door, get ready to fill those shopping carts!
Looking your best has never been easier thanks to this new class of beauty-based apps. Make salon appointments through the click of a button, or arrange for a glam squad to come directly to you – all while saving time and dollars!
Hong Kong prides itself on having one of the best transport systems in the world – and we 100% agree! Taxis, buses, the MTR and even ferries are cheap and easy to come by. To ensure you get the most out of the city’s public transport, we recommend a quick download of these transportation apps. Don’t forget your Octopus card!
MTR Mobile, app download available on iOS and Android
If the waiting times at crowded emergency room clinics are too long, or you’re simply too ill to leave the house, it’s time to enlist the help of a mobile doctor. Offering high standards of personalised medical care, these experienced professionals will come directly to you and provide emergency or routine medical care in the comfort of your own home, office or hotel.
Household chores are both dull and time-consuming. But luckily in Hong Kong, we’re blessed with plenty of services to give us a helping hand. Whether your home is in need of an urgent repair, or you simply need someone to give it a quick clean and tidy, the following services are here to get you on track.
They’re not kidding when they say there’s an app or website for everything. From weather and typhoon updates to where to find Wi-Fi around the city, here are a few more Hong Kong apps we can’t live without.
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