Foreign travel advice

Fiji

Summary

On 1 June 2017, the Fijian government issued a press release advising the public not to travel through Town Hall Road or near to the Suva Civic centre following the discovery of asbestos during nearby demolition works.

UK health authorities have classified Fiji as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

Around 20,000 British nationals visit Fiji every year. Most visits to Fiji are trouble-free.

Cyclone season is normally between November and April but cyclones can occur throughout the year. Severe weather may result in flooding, landslides, and disruption to essential services and infrastructure. Monitor approaching storms and follow the advice of local authorities. See Natural disasters

Take care when visiting isolated locations, especially if you are on your own. There have been serious cases of sexual assaults against foreign women in Fiji. See Crime

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Fiji, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism.

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.