Fiji

Let us show you everything Fiji has to offer. The islands are famous for sun drenched beaches, lush rainforests and crystal clear underwater wonderlands. At the end of the day, relax and enjoy cool sea breezes and warm Fijian hospitality.

When to Go

Fiji is warm and sunny most of the year with a dry season from May to October. November to April is the green season, with warmer temperatures and higher humidity. Divers, surfers and snorkellers will get the most out of their holiday by visiting during the winter months. For those wanting a lazy, beachside holiday, there is no bad time to visit!

Visas & Passports

A valid passport is required with at least six months validity beyond the intended stay. A visa is not required for Australian passport holders. Travel advice is available from the Australian Government at smartraveller.gov.au

Time

Fiji is 2 hours ahead of Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST). Daylight Saving Time is observed from November to January when their clocks are turned forward by 1 hour.

Currency

Fijian Dollar (FJD). ATMs are located in major urban areas. All major credit cards are widely accepted.

Tipping & Bargaining

Tipping is not encouraged in Fiji. Bargaining is generally not encouraged, however may be acceptable with some Indo-Fijian merchants.

Etiquette

Dress modestly when outside your hotel or resort and remove hats and sunglasses when visiting villages. Ladies should cover the knees and shoulderswhen visiting temples and villages.

Language

English is the official language. Several Fijian dialects and Fijian Hindi are also widely spoken.

Electricity

240V 50Hz. An adapter is required.

Getting Around

Take the time to explore and discover as you make your way around Fiji. The standard left hand rule applies to driving in Fiji. The maximum speed limit in villages and towns is 50km/h, with 80km/h in less populated areas. A current drivers licence from an English speaking country is required while drivers from other countries need an international driving permit. Fiji is the perfect destination for a driving holiday. While driving distances are short, it is important to note that the winding roads can mean travel times are longer than anticipated.

Nadi to Coral Coast 85 km 1 hr 30 mins
Nadi to Pacific Harbour 144 km 2 hrs 30 mins
Nadi to Suva 190 km 3 hrs 20 mins
Nadi to Rakiraki 118 km 2 hrs 10 mins

Contact our professional consultants for itineraries and up to date pricing.

When planning your next holiday come in-store (16 Gymea Bay Road Gymea, NSW, 2227), call (02) 9525 2211 or email us and let Southside World Travel create the best travel experience for you.

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