Official Travel Advice for Fiji
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Advice current as at 4:00 am 22 May 2019.
General elections were held in Fiji in November 2018 returning the ruling Fiji First Party to govern for the next four years. See Political situation
Cyclone season is normally between November and April but cyclones can occur throughout the year. Severe weather may result in flooding, landslides, and disruption to essential services and infrastructure. You should monitor weather updates from the Fiji Meteorological Service, in local newspapers and on Radio Fiji 2 on 105 FM, and follow the advice of the local authorities including any evacuation orders. See our Tropical Cyclones page for further advice about what to do if you’re caught up in a storm. See Natural disasters
Around 20,000 British nationals visit Fiji every year. Most visits to Fiji are trouble-free.
UK health authorities have classified Fiji as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.
Take care when visiting isolated locations, especially if you’re on your own. There have been serious cases of sexual assaults against foreign women in Fiji. See Crime
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Fiji, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism
If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
Quick Facts Tourist Information for:Fiji
Drive on the: left
Visitors/Tourists: 675,000 in 2011
Fijian (official language) 39%
Suva (also largest city)