Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need a US Passport and/or Visa to travel to Hong Kong/Macau?
Do I need to get Vaccination/Immunization for visiting Hong Kong/Macau?
All travelers should be up to date on routine vaccinations while traveling to Hong Kong. The CDC recommends travelers to get Hepatitis A & B and Typhoid, because you can get them through contaminated food or water in Hong Kong. We recommend you speak to your health care provider about immunizations prior to traveling to Hong Kong.
Do I need Health Insurance?
Are all expenses paid for?
Yes, we will provide your airfare, hotel, and a daily allowance for food.
What is the weather like in Hong Kong/Macau, China during June?
Much like South Louisiana, it is Hot and Humid. Also be prepared for rain, as well as the humidity.
Do I need to be fluent in another language to travel to Hong Kong/Macau?
No, you do not need to be fluent in Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese). English is one of the official languages in Hong Kong, therefore official signs and announcements are in both Chinese and English.
Students may want to check with their Universities international office for overseas travel:
Some Universities and Colleges may have different requirements for traveling abroad, please be sure to check with your respective University before traveling abroad. Below is a link to LSU’s polices; be sure to navigate this webpage too.
Information on export control related compliance:
Please be sure to always check the State Department Alert link when traveling abroad:
According to the state department, Macau travel advisory is at a Level 1: Exercise normal precautions. When traveling abroad be sure to check periodically for updates at the provided link.