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Q: Is there a Lloyds TSB branch in Hong Kong? Or any other British bank for that matter?

So I'm gonna be spending a few days in Hong Kong after travelling around SE Asia for a few weeks. Basically when I leave China I hope to have enough cash on me to last for my SE Asia travels, and then take out some more when I get to HK to fund my HK trip (after which I will be heading to Japan). 

 

I don't wanna have to carry loads of cash around SE Asia though am also a bit worried about charges if I withdraw money out from my British bank via HK. How would you do this? I also have a Chinese bank account so maybe just keep money in there and withdraw it when I get to HK?

 

Thanks users, thusers.

3 years 33 weeks ago in  Money & Banking - China

 
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There is HSBC in Hong Kong, and 4 other UK Banks as I can see from the listing of all HK Banks:

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_banks_in_Hong_Kong

 

I guess, it is better (cheaper) to hold money on Chinese bank, and get funds out in HK, than use UK Bank.

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There is also a Barclay's in Hong Kong. Here's the contact info:http://group.barclays.com/about-barclays/contact-us/hong-kong

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