Fiji Travel information

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Fiji is located in the South Pacific approximately 4,450 km (2,775 mi) southwest of Honolulu and 1,770 km (1,100 mi) north of New Zealand. Flight time to Fiji is 10 hours from Los Angeles; four hours from Sydney; 3 hours from Auckland; and about six hours from Honolulu.

A lot of airlines that travel to New Zealand and Australia stop over in Fiji, as it’s the busiest stopover port of all the many surrounding South Pacific Islands.
 

 

Visas

You must have a valid, ongoing or return airline ticket and your passport must be valid for six months beyond your intended stay. New Zealand and Australians don’t require visas, nor do visitors from most developed countries. However, be sure to check your country’s passport requirements well before arrival.

Weather and Climate

Fiji’s wet season is from November to April. Fiji has a mild average temperature of 25°C, however it can climb to 30+°C in summer from December until January, and then sink to 20°C in winter from July until August.

 

 

Best time to visit is the so-called Fijian winter or ‘dry season’, from May to October, with lower rainfall and humidity, milder temperatures and less risk of tropical cyclones. These 6 months make up the high season when airfare and accommodation costs are at their highest, peaking in June and July. In wet season it’s best to head to drier regions such as the Mamanuca and Yasawa island groups. December and January are busy, as they coincide with school holidays in Australia and New Zealand, and Fijians visiting relatives. November, February and March are low season, the best time to get deals on flights and accommodation.

Clothing requirements – Light weight and casual clothing, smart travellers pack open-toe shoes, tee-shirts, sarongs, loose dresses, skirts, shorts and shirts, umbrella or thin waterproof jacket, and one sweater.

 

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