Vanuatu international travel advice

Vanuatu

Vanuatu is part of Oceania with main city at Port Vila. Its Least Developed country with a population of 278K people. The main currency is Vatu. The languages spoken are Bislama,English,French. the Republic of Vanuatu is the formal name of Vanuatu 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.
👍 Least Developed   🌤️ ~24.73 °C   🌧 ~220.38 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 278K people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions

We’ve lowered our advice level for Ambae Island due to reduced volcanic risk. Exercise normal safety precautions in Vanuatu.

issued date: September 26, 2019

General

🔌 Sockets

Vanuatu uses 230V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type I.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Bislama, English, French

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Vanuatu uses the Vanuatu vatu (symbol: Vt), code VUV.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000, 500 and 200 vatu.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Vanuatu. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Vanuatu is on average 1.8 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Vanuatu is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 4,450.00 VUV, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Digicel, Telecom Vanuatu or WanTok. Vanuatu uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Vanuatu 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.

📞 Calling

To call Vanuatu, dial +, then 678 (the country code for Vanuatu), then the area code and the local number.

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Vanuatu you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas and 60-80 km/h (37-49 mph) on undivided highways.

Last updated: December 5, 2019