Summary

There is an ongoing outbreak of coronavirus in China and elsewhere in the region. See Health and Entry restrictions

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. You should monitor weather updates from the Fiji Meteorological Service, in local newspapers and on Radio Fiji 2 on 105 FM, and follow the advice of the local authorities including any evacuation orders. See our Tropical Cyclones page for further advice about what to do if you’re caught up in a storm. See Natural disasters

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

As a developing state, Fiji’s health system is not as comprehensive as you would find in the UK.

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’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.