Click on the map to the right to see exactly where the The Remote Resort is and directions to get there.
If you know Fiji a little, The Remote Resort is located on Vanua Levu north of Savusavu and opposite Taveuni. The resort is accessible exclusively by boat.
The international airport in Fiji is called Nadi. Once you land in Nadi, transfer to your domestic flight to Taveuni (just over an hour flight). The Fiji airline is called Air Pacific. There is also a charter airline called Island Hoppers and soon Inter Island Air will service Fiji.
Transfers from either Taveuni or Savusavu are arranged through the resort when you book online.
Best time to go to Fiji
Overall Fiji enjoys a mild tropical climate averaging 31 celsius (88 fahrenheit) during the summer months of November to April and 29 celsius (84 fahrenheit) during the winter months of May to October. The best time to visit Fiji is from May to the end of November. This is winter in Fiji but beautifully warm and not as humid as the hotter and wetter summer months of December – April. At the end of the day Fiji is beautiful year round, it’s just that more tropical rain is experienced during the summer (December – April).
Do I need a visa to enter Fiji?
Nationals from countries considered visa-exempt including the US, Australia, NZ, UK, Canadam China, Hong Kong SAR, are issued a 4 month tourist visa upon arrival as long as they have (i) a passport that is valid for 6 months from the date of arrival in Fiji (ii) return or outbound tickets (iii) entry/re-entry visa to the return or outbound country (iv) evidence of sufficient funds for your stay in Fiji if requested.
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Need any vaccinations to travel to Fiji?
Fiji currency and ATM's
The currency in Fiji is the Fiji Dollar (FJD). There are two ATM machines in Nadi airport, one in the international arrivals hall and one in the domestic departures hall (both ANZ). There is an ATM also on Taveuni (Bank of South Pacific).
What to wear
Dress is casual in the islands. Light fabrics, golf shirts, short-sleeve shirts, summer dresses, sandals, t-shirts and shorts are all good bets. Good sun protection is a must. When visiting villages and towns modest dress is appropriate.
What plug do you use in Fiji?
The electrical current in Fiji is 240 volts. Fiji has three-pin power outlets, the same as those in Australia and New Zealand.
Fiji words you'll quickly know
English is the official language of Fiji, however indigenous Fijians also speak Fijian and the Indo-Fijians speak Hindustani.
You won't be in the country long before you hear:
Bula (pronounced Boola) means Hello
Vinaka (vee-na-ka) means Thank you
Bula vinaka means A warm hello
Moce (mo-they) means Goodbye
Kerekere (ke-ri ke-ri) means Please
Duty-free allowance in Fiji*
Every person entering Fiji is allowed 2.25 litres of Spirits OR 4.5 litres of Beer OR 4.5 litres of Wine as well as 200 grams of cigarettes. *These amounts are current as of November 2012. Prices are generally better in Fiji (don't hold us to that) though the selection may be more limited. The duty free shop in Nadi is open for every incoming international flight.
Do you tip in Fiji?
Tipping is not required or expected in Fiji.
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