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Fiji Country Quickfacts

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Area:  18,274 km²
7,056 sq mi
Capital: Suva
Country Code: 679
Country Population: 849,000
Credit Cards: Major credit cards are accepted at most hotels, restaurants, shops and by car rental agencies and tour operators. American Express, Diners Club, Visa, Master Card and ICB have representative offices.
Currency: Fijian Dollar (FJD)
Departure Tax: $150FJD
Departure taxes are included in airfares.
Drives on the: Left
Electricity: 220 - 240 V
Ethnic Groups:  Mostly native Fijians with Melanesians and Polynesians.
Flag: Fiji Flag
Location:  Oceania, 2000km northeast of New Zealand
Official Language(s): Fijian, English, Fiji Hindi
Religion: The majority of indigenous Fijians are Christian with the Indo-Fijians being mostly Hindu or Muslim.
Time Zone: FJT (UTC+12)
Tipping: Tipping is not customary nor is it expected. Most tourist locations (restaurants/hotels) have a "communal fund" if tipping is desired.



Fiji Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Fiji. 

Learn about the history and culture of Fiji, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Fiji's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, and 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Fiji for yourself. Start exploring...book one of our Fiji vacations today!


Extend Your Stay

Consider an additional stopover after or before your stay at one of our Fiji resorts or on your Fiji vacation at one of Goway's other South Pacific destinations. You can choose from our selection of Australian vacationsNew Zealand vacation packagesTahiti vacation packages or perhaps take a Cook Island vacation.



Book your Fiji vacation with Goway!

With a wide choice of Fiji vacations and experiences, Goway’s Downunder wizards can offer you many ways to explore and enjoy the fabulous islands of Fiji. Relax while on a romantic tropical island stay, explore beautiful islands and lagoons on a cruise or sailing adventure, and much more. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to Fiji.

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