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When Will Fiji Open? Here’s the Latest on Travel to Fiji

The wait is over! After many long months, Fiji is open and ready to welcome fully vaccinated tourists safely back to the beautiful Fiji Islands. Thanks to the diligent work of the Fiji government, Fiji has one of the highest vaccination rates in the world for popular tourism destinations. Over 80% of the eligible adult population in Fiji is fully vaccinated. Now Fiji can safely reopen its borders, revive Fiji tourism and share this heart-centered paradise with the world.

In the announcement from Tourism Fiji, CEO Brent Hill said: “We are ecstatic that Fiji will open its borders to international visitors before the end of the year.  This is the moment we have been planning for nearly two years now and I can assure the world that Fiji is safe and ready to welcome you back. The islands are just as beautiful – if not more beautiful – than ever and the locals just as warm and friendly. Fiji is the vacation the world needs and deserves right now, and we can finally offer that again starting December.”  

In addition to this article, discover how easy it is to travel to Fiji and stay at Tavola Villa.

When will travel to Fiji open?

International travel to Fiji will resume on December 1, 2021. Gather your friends and family, find your passport, and be one of the first to travel to Fiji!

Who can travel to Fiji now?

Fully vaccinated citizens from approved Travel Countries are eligible for international travel to Fiji. Initially, vaccinated travelers from approved Travel Countries will not be required to enter quarantine upon arrival. When you arrive, you will be free to embark on your holiday safely and enjoy the best destinations in Fiji. Our government has introduced the Care Fiji Commitment for resorts, hotels and activity operators. When you stick to businesses that have taken the pledge to be Care Fiji Committed, this means that WHO-approved health and safety practices have been implemented in their business and everyone you interact with will be fully vaccinated. Stay up to date on Fiji’s latest travel requirements for international tourists.

What countries can travel to Fiji?

Currently, the approved Travel Countries for travel to Fiji are Australia, New Zealand, United States of America, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Canada, Qatar, Germany, Spain, France, Republic of Korea, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and most Pacific Island Countries and Territories. These approved countries have similar high vaccination rates.

Be sure that you understand your country’s latest restrictions on traveling to and from Fiji before booking your flight. Many countries are updating their restrictions frequently, so please check if your home country currently requires mandatory tests or quarantine periods upon your return. 

Can US citizens travel to Fiji?

Yes, US citizens who are fully vaccinated can travel to Fiji from December 1, 2021. Travel to Fiji from US is easier than you think. With direct overnight flights, you’ll arrive in Fiji well rested and ready to begin your tropical holiday in paradise. Take a look at the Fiji Airways website to explore direct flights or speak with our Tavola team to arrange travel on your behalf. Your Tavola booking includes priority VIP customs clearance. You may also opt for chartered helicopter transfer to Tavola, departing from Nadi International tarmac and arriving directly on Tavola’s private helipad.

What do I need to travel to Fiji?

Before traveling to Fiji, you must be fully vaccinated. Currently Fiji recognizes all WHO vaccines – Astra-Zeneca, Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson and Sinopharm / Sinovax vaccines. 

You must also get a negative RT PCR test completed 72 hours before boarding your flight to Fiji. Everyone over 12 years old needs a negative RT PCR Test.

Make sure you have documented proof of your confirmed Care Fiji Committed resort booking. All tourists will need to stay at a Care Fiji Committed resort during their holiday.

And of course, pack your favorite holiday essentials for a tropical island escape, such as swimsuits, sunglasses and sunscreen.

What airlines go to Fiji?

There are many airlines that fly to Fiji. Direct international flights are available into Fiji’s Nadi International Airport from Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, USA (Los Angeles and San Francisco), Australia (Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne), New Zealand (Auckland) and South Korea (Seoul).

Fiji Airways is the premier airline of Fiji. Fiji Airways is a proud partner affiliate of the world’s leading global airline alliance, oneworld. Fiji Airways partners with many airlines to fly to Fiji, including American Airlines, Qantas, Alaska and more.

Fiji Airways partner airlines

Fiji Airways is also the first and only airline in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific to have the highest ratings in health safety from SKYTRAX and APEX. With no change fees for travel, you can now make multiple changes to your new flight ticket reservation until 31 December 2022.

Consider adding COVID-19 related travel insurance to your airline ticket in case you test positive while in Fiji. If you or anyone in your party tests positive for COVID-19 while in Fiji, you will need to have the appropriate insurance to cover incurred costs related to room relocation or extended bookings, rebooking flights and any additional medical costs. 

Why should I travel to Fiji?

You should travel to Fiji because it is one of the most exquisite island nations in the world. The nation of Fiji has 333 islands and a warm, heart-centered culture. From its white sand beaches and aqua blue oceans to its vibrant coral reefs and welcoming locals, Fiji is a rare and unforgettable experience in paradise.

Check these frequently asked questions for more information on traveling to Fiji.

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