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Solomon Islands international travel advice

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands is part of Oceania with main city at Honiara. Its Least Developed country with a population of 642K people. The main currency is Solomon Islands Dollar. The languages spoken are English. Solomon Islands is the formal name of Solomon Islands It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
๐Ÿ‘ Least Developed ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~26.33 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~341.74 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 642K people

Advice

โš ๏ธ Travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions

As of 28 December 2019 you need to show proof of vaccination against measles to enter Solomon Islands. If you don't provide evidence you may need to report for a medical examination. Bring your official vaccination record with you. Exercise normal safety precautionsย in Solomon Islands.

issued date: January 3, 2020

General

๐Ÿ”Œ Sockets

Solomon Islands uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type G and Type I.

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English

Money

๐Ÿ’ฑ Currencies Used

Solomon Islands uses the Solomon Islands dollar (symbol: $), code SBD.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 dollars and 50, 20 and 10 cents.

๐Ÿง ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Solomon Islands. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM โ€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

๐Ÿ“ก Internet

Internet speed in Solomon Islands is on average 0.7 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Solomon Islands is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

๐Ÿ“ฑ Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 731.17 SBD, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 1 telecoms: Our Telekom. Solomon Islands uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Solomon Islands upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

๐Ÿ“ž Calling

To call Solomon Islands, dial +, then 677 (the country code for Solomon Islands), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Solomon Islands, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 40 .

Driving

๐Ÿ†˜ Emergency

Police

117

Ambulance

116

Fire department

118

Last updated: January 1, 2020