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Last verified: Thursday, 1. October 2020 at 07:19 AM

Fiji Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon We advise caution when travelling to Fiji

Local Situation: 3.4 / 5

We advise caution when travelling to Fiji. We detected travel advisories from 5 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.4 / 5

This country shares no land border with any other country. Thus, the region score is identical to the country risk rating.

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Fiji

There are currently 32 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Fiji. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently 2 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Fiji.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Fiji

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Fiji.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Fiji from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 3.4 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Exercise increased caution in Fiji due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   Fiji has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other ...

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/fiji-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Finland

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Iaktta normal försiktighet - Fiji är ett tryggt resmål men normal vaksamhet är på sin plats.

Source: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/FJ

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/fiji

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Australia

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If you want to get home to Australia, there are weekly flights via Auckland. Follow the Australian High Commission on social media for updates on possible flights leaving Fiji (see Local contacts). If you're travelling to Fiji and you hold a work or residency permit, you’ll need to seek approval to re-enter (see Travel). You'll also need to provide the results ...

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/pacific/fiji

Individual rating changes for Fiji

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Fiji. Most recent events first.

Changes from August 7th 2020

The total rating for Fiji changed from 3.2 to 3.4. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government increased their existing warning for Fiji to 2.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 1.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 22nd 2020

The total rating for Fiji changed from 3.0 to 3.2. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Fiji with a rating of 4.0.

Changes from March 19th 2020

The total rating for Fiji changed from 2.8 to 3.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government increased their existing warning for Fiji to 5.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 17th 2020

The total rating for Fiji changed from 2.0 to 2.8. Here are the influencing details:

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Fiji to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 1.0 (by +3.0).

Changes from March 14th 2020

The total rating for Fiji changed from 1.3 to 2.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government issued a new warning for Fiji with a rating of 4.0.

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Fiji changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government issued a new warning for Fiji with a rating of 1.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Fiji with a rating of 1.0.

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The Finnish government issued a new warning for Fiji with a rating of 2.0.

About Fiji

Fiji with its capital Suva is a country in Oceania (Melanesia), slightly smaller than New Jersey (18,270 km²). The country is located Oceania, island group in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand. The climate can be described as tropical marine; only slight seasonal temperature variation. The landscape is mostly mountains of volcanic origin. With a population of about 0.93 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Suva
Population less than one million
Size 18.270 km²
Size comparable to slightly smaller than New Jersey
Common languages English, Fijian
Currency Dollar (short: FJD)
Common voltage (electricity) 240V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900
International phone prefix +679
Internet Top Level Domain .fj
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 FJ
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 FJI
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 242

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Fiji is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • deforestation
  • soil erosion

Natural hazzards

  • cyclonic storms can occur from November to January

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Fiji. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. clothing
  2. copra
  3. gold
  4. lumber
  5. silver
  6. small cottage industries
  7. sugar processing
  8. tourism

Agriculture products

  1. bananas
  2. cassava
  3. cattle
  4. coconuts
  5. fish
  6. goats
  7. horses
  8. manioc
  9. pigs
  10. rice

Fijian Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Fiji.

Export products

  1. coconut oil
  2. fish
  3. garments
  4. gold
  5. mineral water
  6. molasses
  7. sugar
  8. timber

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. food
  3. machinery
  4. manufactured goods
  5. petroleum products
  6. transport equipment

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Fiji?

Fiji is currently rated at 3,4 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 5 official sources. We advise caution when travelling to Fiji.

Is it safe to travel Fiji in 2020?

Visiting the country Fiji is usually fine. The score is at 3,4 Just keep an eye open, obey local rules and you'll most likely be fine.

How many travel advisories do you know for Fiji?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 5 individual sources for Fiji.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Fiji?

There are currently 32 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Fiji. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently 2 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Fiji.

What is the size of Fiji?

Fiji has a size of 18,270 km² or 7,054 mi² which is slightly smaller than New Jersey.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.