Frequently Asked Questions


How do I get to Vanuatu?

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When Should I Travel to Vanuatu?

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Would children enjoy visiting Vanuatu?

The culture of Vanuatu is one of the most welcoming in the world. The locals are proud of their traditions, culture and heritage, which make visiting Vanuatu an enriching experience for both adults and children.


What’s the time zone?

Vanuatu is GMT+11, so if you’re in east coast Australia, you’ll be an hour ahead – just like the states that have daylight saving during that time. And if you’re in New Zealand, you’ll normally be two hours ahead of Vanuatu.


Are there taxes on goods and services?

Goods and services are subject to a 15% Value Added Tax (VAT).


In what languages do most people speak?

English, French, and Bislama (Pigeon English) is widely spoken in Vanuatu.


Can I use my phone and internet?

There is usually WiFi access available in Vanuatu resorts, so you can connect your own device to the internet. Before traveling to Vanuatu, you should check with your network provider if your mobile phone is roaming.


What is the currency in Vanuatu?

The currency in Vanuatu is the Vatu (VUV), for the latest exchange rate click here.


What is the best way to get around Vanuatu?

The best way to get around the major islands and towns in Vanuatu is by bus. For more remote areas, you may want to consider renting a car or taking a boat or plane.

This document was last updated on April 05, 2024.