TRAVEL TO FIJI ISLANDS FROM NIGERIA STEP BY STEP GUIDE, that’s exactly what we intend to illustrate here.
WHERE IS FIJI ISLANDS
Fiji Islands is a country situated in the South Pacific Ocean, it consists of an archipelago of 330 with the majority inhabited. The closest big countries to Fiji Islands are New Zealand and Australia. Despite the distance to Africa, Fiji Islands remain a popular destination for many Africans, especially Nigeria travellers.
LANGUAGES: English is the official language and it’s widely spoken, however Fijian is spoken by the indigenous people while Fijian citizens of Indian descent and settlers do speak Hindustan.
HOW TO GET THERE
The only option available to any intending traveller from Nigeria to Fiji Islands is by flight with numerous stopovers.
The average flight price from Lagos, Nigeria to Nadi, Fiji Islands are:
1. Various airlines, 4 stopovers, the round trip economy is around USD2542.
2. Various airlines, 3 stopovers, the round trip economy is around USD2571.
3. British Airways, 2 stopovers, the round trip economy is around USD3074.
Nadi International Airport is the most used airport in Fiji Islands.
Also, it’s better to fly from Abuja to Nadi than elsewhere in Nigeria.
The beauty aspect of travelling to the Fiji Islands from Nigeria is that a potential traveller does not have to go through the difficulty of obtaining a visa to enter the Island country because Nigeria is one of those countries that are visa-exempt countries.
Nigerian citizens can obtain a visa on arrival at the airport on presentation of:
1. An International passport with at least six months’ validity and unused visa pages.
2. A valid return ticket.
3. Evidence of fully confirm hotel reservation.
4. Proof of basic travelling allowance sufficient to cover your entire stay in the Fiji Islands.
5. Evidence of transit visa or re-entry visa of the country where you entered.
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ACCOMMODATION IN FIJI ISLANDS
They are a wide range of accommodation available in the Fiji Islands from 5 stars hotels down to hostels. For anyone on a lean budget or you intend to stay for long, it’s advisable to go for hostels. Hostels prices start from USD9 per night in a dorm on the islands and USD5 on the mainland in Nadi. Comparatively all with good facilities including Internet-ready free WiFi.
FOOD IN FIJI ISLANDS
As long as you avoid big hotel restaurants, food is relatively cheap and affordable with different kinds to choose from. Local inhabitants eat in the cafes and local restaurants, which are easy to find everywhere in town. There’s no reason not to copy them because the foods are delicious and affordable.
HOW SAFE IS THE FIJI ISLANDS
This island country is relatively safe, however recently some visitors are complaining of horrible experiences at night in Nadi, Suva, and some other tourist centres. Therefore it’s advisable to always avoid a late night out or travel alone to remote places.
WHERE TO GO
Depends on your reasons for choosing the Island country, there are numerous places and things to do on the Islands.
Cities such as Suva the administrative and political capital of Fiji, Lautoka the second largest city, Nadi, Taveuni, Savusavu, Labasa, Ba, etcetera are waiting for you to explore and you wouldn’t get enough.
Using public transport in cities is highly recommended because they are cheap and safe.
If you choose a taxi it’s advisable to tell the driver to switch on the meter, it’s cheaper that way.
When going on inter-island avoid going by car, to avoid high charges. Cruise ships are there for you to take at a cheaper rate. Go for it. Furthermore, going by cruise ships you’re sure of more fun in that you’re not travelling alone.
FIJI ISLANDS CLIMATE AND WEATHER
The favourable tropical climate is the main reason why holidaymakers prefer the Fiji Islands. It’s sunny all through with a warm tropical climate that is acceptable to everyone. The temperature hovers around 31°C to 26 ° C range all year round.
Between March and November, the country experiences dry weather each year and the rainy season starts in December and runs till April.
THE NATIONAL CURRENCY OF FIJI ISLANDS
The national currency of the Fiji Islands is called the Fijian dollar, it comes in various denominations. Some tourists use US dollars while many use New Zealand or Australian currencies side by side. Whatever foreign currency you intend to use while on the islands be ready to collect your change in Fijian dollars, that’s what the locals are using frequently.
Please note that most of the small islands in Fiji does not have Automatic teller machines ATMs, therefore, it’s advisable to take cash along before you leave the big towns.
THE BOTTOM LINE: CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC
In conclusion, as regards the current world order of coronavirus pandemic, it is good to know that Fiji is not badly affected. Things are going on steadily without much disruption or feelings of a pandemic. However, it’s advisable to find out the current happenings in the Fiji islands and the government policy concerning the pandemic before you set out. Factually speaking the way things are currently, Fiji islands are there for you to explore.
That’s all for now on Travel to Fiji Islands from Nigeria step by step guide.