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Advice current as at 4:00 am 18 Jul 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:

Currency: Samoan Tala (WST)
Exchange Rate: still loading ...
Dialling Code: 685
Drive on the:
Visitors/Tourists: 121,000 in 2011
Languages Spoken:
Samoan (official language) 100%

Capital City(s):
Apia (also largest city)
Telephone Area Code:
Latitude: Longitude:

This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
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