Official Travel Advice for Kiribati
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Advice current as at 4:00 am 19 Jun 2018.
The wet season normally runs from November to April. Severe weather may result in flooding, coastal inundation and disruption to essential services and infrastructure. See Natural disasters
There’s no British diplomatic representation in Kiribati. The British High Commission in Suva, Fiji provides consular assistance for British nationals in Kiribati. In a case of emergency the Australian High Commission in Kiribati may be able to help.
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Kiribati, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism.
Most visits to Kiribati are trouble free. However, petty theft can occur and you should take care with personal possessions. Women travelling on their own should take care, particularly at night.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
Quick Facts Tourist Information for:Kiribati
Drive on the: left
Visitors/Tourists: 5,300 in 2011
Gilbertese (official language) 60%
Largest City: South Tarawa