Expat Life

9 Must Have Apps For Expats In Hong Kong

Mobile apps have made our lives easier than we could have ever thought. You can order food, explore places, shop and more at your fingertips. When you relocate, especially in a bilingual city like Hong Kong, you have all those infinite “how to” questions in your mind. To solve these riddles, you spend a couple of days trying to figure out which is the most helpful website/app to solve the current issue. Not anymore! InstaReM brings to you an extensive list of helpful apps for expats:


Open Rice

Start your food hogging experiences!


● Helps you find nearby restaurants

● Reviews from users

● Reserve a table

● Offers on meals

● Meal invitations

Memory Required: Android — 21.33 MB / iOS — 71.4 MB

Price: Free

Download Links: AndroidiOS

Exploring Places:

MTR Mobile

Explore every corner of Hong Kong!


● Train trip planner

● Real-time traffic news

● Station facilities/barrier-free facilities/shops

● Local attraction guides and information on tourist tickets

● Airport express — travel information to and from airport

Memory Required: Android — 39.02 MB / iOS — 94.1 MB

Price: Free

Download Links: AndroidiOS



Shop till you drop!


● Hong Kong specific e-commerce and entertainment app

● 600k+ products including imported goods

● 500+ overseas & local brands

● 24 hour regional HKTV programs

● Free shipping on certain transactions over a certain amount

● Deals and offers on regular intervals

Memory Required: Android — 26.37 MB / iOS — 50.4 MB

Price: Free

Download Links: AndroidiOS


Hong Kong BusInfo NG

Never get lost again!


● Point to Point route search

● GPS positioning function

● Bus stop locator

● Bus journey navigation

Memory Required: Android — 5.83 MB/ iOS — 50.4 MB

Price: Free

Download Links: AndroidiOS



Perfect app for all your money transfer needs


● Zero remittance fee from Hong Kong to 25+ corridors

● Close to live FX rates

● Typically same or next business day payments

● Joining bonus for new users

● Live client services on call and email

Memory Required: Android — 4.01 MB / iOS — 15.9 MB

Price: Free

Download Links: AndroidiOS



Getting employed is just an install away!


● 120,000+ available jobs across Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand

● Monthly posting of new jobs

● Search jobs by job title, company,location and expected salary

● Find full-time, part-time, contract, freelance and internship jobs

● Received job alerts based on your search criteria

Memory Required: Android — 11.59 MB/ iOS — 20.4 MB

Price: Free

Download Links: AndroidiOS



Bid adieu to all your logistics related issues!


● Hassle-free — book a professional delivery service with the App in 60 secs

● Instant Quoting — generate quote instantly after logging the start and end addresses

● Instant Matching — match your order instantly with the nearest driver

● GPS Tracking — track and trace the location of your goods and vehicle

● Driver Rating — rate and ensure the best and consistent service

● Order Record — access clear history record with just a few clicks

Memory Required: Android — 13.98 MB / iOS — 46.1 MB

Price: Free

Download Links: AndroidiOS



Life is too short to spend time without friends!


– Find nearby users looking out for relationships

– News feed, date Ideas and events at one place

– Check who viewed, winked and favorites

Memory Required: Android — 5.34 MB / iOS — 18.2 MB

Price: Free (In-App Purchases)

Download Links: AndroidiOS



Get charged up with the events nearby!


● Discover real-time nearby events

● Event of the day, trending events in town

● Search by time, category, location and keyword

● Ticket hunting guide

● Save to your personal calendar

Memory Required: Android — 15.42 MB / iOS — 54.3 MB

Price: Free (In-App Purchases)

Download Links: AndroidiOS

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