Foreign travel advice

Fiji

Important COVID-19: travel is different

To understand the risks in a country, including the latest COVID restrictions (including for entry), follow FCDO Travel Advice.

To prevent new COVID variants from entering the UK, you should not travel to red list countries.

Check what you need to do to travel abroad and return to England, or read travel guidance for Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

Summary

The FCDO advises against all but essential travel to the whole of Fiji based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks.

COVID-19 entry restrictions for Fiji

Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for Fiji’s current entry restrictions and requirements. These may change with little warning. Monitor this advice for the latest updates and stay in contact with your travel provider.

Returning to the UK

Fiji is on the amber list for entering England. Check what you must do to enter England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

If you’re planning travel to Fiji, find out what you need to know about coronavirus in the Coronavirus section.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to get travel insurance and check it provides sufficient cover. See the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) guidance on foreign travel insurance.

For information about COVID-19 vaccines, see the Coronavirus page.

Northern parts of Fiji were impacted by Tropical Cyclone Yasa on 17-18 December, causing significant damage. The tropical cyclone season normally runs from November to April. See Natural disasters

Prior to the global pandemic, around 20,000 British nationals visited Fiji every year. Most visits to Fiji are trouble-free.

As a developing state, Fiji’s health system is not of the same standard as you would find in the UK. See Health

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.

Take care when visiting isolated locations, especially if you’re 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 not 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.