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Preparing your trip to Moorea: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Sofitel Moorea la Ora Beach Resort 1. Travelers can make calls to other cities and countries from phone booths available at all major state and entertainment institutions. Such booths accept only "Telecarte" plastic cards that can be bought in almost every store or post office. Calls from the hotel will be way more expensive.
2. The most prevalent urban transport on Moorea is an extensive bus network that can be accessed literally from anywhere on the island. Public transport is available from 5:30 to 17:30, whereas the only way to travel in the evening is a taxi.
3. Local taxi fares are relatively low and are especially beneficial for tourists who travel in large groups. Although all taxis have meters installed, it’s recommended to specify the fare in advance.
4. Boats and catamarans course between the islands every day. The local airline Air Tahiti can also be used for transportation. Traveling by water is the most entertaining and spectacular way to reach a neighboring island, whereas traveling by air is the fastest.
5. Moorea also has several car rental locations. To rent a car, you’re gonna need an international driver's license, as well as a credit card to make a security deposit. Note, that if your driver’s license was issued less than a year ago, you can be refused of service. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Car enthusiasts should remember that the island has a right-hand traffic. Local drivers aren’t the most responsible people in the world, so greater attention should be exercised on busy roads.
7. Even though Moorea is considered a very calm and safe resort, travelers shouldn’t give up on basic precautions. Don’t take a lot of valuables with you on a walk or leave your bags unattended. Remain especially careful in crowded places.
Moorea Island is the focus of great resorts. The hotel complex Hilton Moorea Lagoon offers its clients fully equipped villas, some of which are mounted directly over the water. This … Open
8. Usually, large shopping centers and prestigious restaurants accept credit cards, whereas souvenir shops and markets should be attended with enough cash in the pocket. And don’t hesitate to bargain, as this will help you substantively reduce the price of goods.
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What to visit being in Moorea - unique sights

Moorea

From the series “The Most Beautiful Islands on the Planet”
The island of Moorea is an excellent place to relax and enjoy the water sports. Temae Beach is one of the most comfortable and popular beaches. The picturesque island is more than 133 square kilometers, so every holidaymaker can find a place where he can relax. Recently, few first class hotels were opened on the island, where most of the locals work today. … Read further

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French Polynesia: travelling advices

3. Most of the Polynesians are friendly, but they can be bonded with at the first meeting. So when going to the islands, it is important not to forget to bring a smile with you. A few polite words can win the favor of most locals.
4. The official language on the islands is French, so you should learn a few everyday phrases at least. Polynesians are especially friendly to strangers who try to comport themselves like locals.
5. Despite their friendliness and modesty, Polynesians love to argue and can even get into a fight, so you should not discuss religion, topics of ethnic and social groups, politics and other similar topics. If a dispute has broken out, it is better to agree with the opinion of your opponent in order to avoid insults and other possible unpleasant consequences.
6. When faced with a ramp or shark in the water, it is important not to panic but calmly sail away. Shark attacks in the waters of French Polynesia are very rare, as most of these frightening water inhabitants are non-aggressive. Dangerous wart fish only stings when stepped on, but it is better not to completely keep away from the moray eels living in corals. … Open
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Travelling to Moorea - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Moorea. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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