Official Travel Advice for Samoa
This travel advice has been reviewed in full; Summary - update to information on the availabilty of consular support
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Advice current as at 4:00 am 19 May 2019.
There’s no resident British diplomatic mission in Samoa. Consular support is limited in Samoa. However, the British High Commission Wellington in New Zealand can provide consular support to British nationals.
UK health authorities have classified Samoa as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For information and advice about the risks associated with Zika virus, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.
Roads often cross small streams; you should avoid driving at night outside built up areas. See Road travel
Most visits to Samoa are trouble-free but incidents of petty theft do happen from time to time.
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Samoa, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling.
Quick Facts Tourist Information for:Samoa
Drive on the:
Visitors/Tourists: 121,000 in 2011
Apia (also largest city)