Travel advice for Fiji.

Here you will find important tips and useful information for Fiji.

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Travel money:

Prepaid Travel credit card

in Swiss francs (CHF)

  • For ATM cash withdrawals

  • For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online

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Banknotes

in local currency

  • For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination

Local currency / ISO Code

Fiji dollar FJD

Currency exchange rate

FJD 1 = ~ CHF 0.42 ; CHF 1 = ~ FJD 2.33 (09/2022)

Further Information

Credit cards

 

  • Customary credit cards are accepted in most places. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.

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Practical Information:

Time difference with Switzerland

+ 11 h / + 10 h during our summer time

National language

Official language

English and Fiji

Capital

Suva

Country code for calling Switzerland

05 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)

Voltage

240 volt / adapter required

Travel documents for Swiss citizens

Passport still valid 6 months or more after end of stay, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 4 months (Extension up to 6 months available on site).

Swiss Embassy / Consulate

Wellington, 10 Customhouse Quay, Level 12
Tel.: +64 4 472 15 93

Cultural characteristics

Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.

Opening hours

Banks

9.30 - 16.00 h (Mon - Thu)
9.30 - 15.00 h (Fri)

Stores

8.00 - 17.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00 - 13.00 h (Sat)

Driving
  • Left-hand driving.

  • International driver's licence required for car rentals.

  • Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).

Health situation
  • Do not drink tap water.

  • Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.

Other information

This country is in an active earthquake zone.

Security

  • Si consiglia di rispettare le abituali misure precauzionali contro la microcriminalità.

  • Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.

  • Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.

Special legal regulations

Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.

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Important

While every precaution has been taken to verify the information provided, Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services Ltd does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of Country Information. Swiss Bankers therefore shall not be held liable for any damage or loss sustained in connection with any errors or omissions contained therein.

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