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Vanua Levu Island

Preparing your trip to Vanua Levu Island: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

1. It is better to go on Vanua Levu in the season from May to October. The weather is stable at this time of year, there are often hurricanes from November to April.
2.It is necessary to take sunscreen, light clothing with sleeves and a hat. It will be a nice idea to take a hat with a brim –is easy to get a sunburn in a tropical climate.
3.Health insurance is compulsory and vaccinations should be given against a number of diseases such as hepatitis, cholera, polio and others. Take care of this issue in advance, as some vaccinations require revaccination.
4. It is better not to wear anything provocative and unnecessarily open outside the tourist centres. Furthermore, you shouldn’t wear a hat in local villages– it is a privilege of the leaders.
5. There is Internet in most of the hotels, however, WiFi is not found everywhere – check this information when booking. Copyright
6. it is better to buy local sim cards Vodafone Fiji Ltd. for communication, there is roaming, but the price will be higher.
7. Do not drink tap water. It is better to use at least boiled, and better-bottled water for washing and brushing your teeth.
You have to make considerable efforts to try traditional cuisine of the aborigines. The fact is that today the cuisine of the island has largely changed due to the influence of Chinese and … Open
8. There are quite a few routes on the island, but you can find some buses and reach the main tourist places. Roads, especially those in the forest or too small settlements are damaged.
9. If you want to rent a car, you will need to present an international driver's license.
10. There is water transport between the Islands, and the distance is small. Going to Vanua Levu, you should immediately plan a trip to at least a couple of Islands, especially Viti Levu-there is more entertainment for tourists of all ages.
11.The beaches on the island are sandy, and each hotel has its own organized beach.
12. There is non-standard 240W voltage Vanua-Levu, an adapter is required, and there are three-phased sockets.
13. You need to change money for local currency– you can’t pay here with foreign currency.
14.Local souvenirs include wicker hats, pearls and tropical shells. And you should definitely buy a special cup for cava drink – it is a very colourful souvenir.
15. Local shops are open from 8 am to 7 pm on weekdays, and Saturday before lunch. If you see that the seller in the markets who is Indian-you should bargain, trying to lower the price.
16.We recommend to have a certain amount of cash-cards are not accepted everywhere. Please note that banks are open until 3 pm, it will be difficult to withdraw money in the evening.
17. It is necessary to leave a tip in restaurants, and it is not accepted in small cafes.
18. The island is quite safe and there is a low crime rate., However, you shouldn't carry large sums of money and leave valuables in the room unattended.
19.You should wash and clean fruits and vegetables carefully wash and clean, preferably with a special buffer
20. Be careful with cocktails and any drinks with ice – we recommend to give it up, as it is usually made from tap water.
21.Going diving or just swimming, you should also be careful. First, there are sharks in local waters. Secondly, you can stumble upon sea urchins, moray eels and other poisonous sea creatures.
22. If you visit someone’s house here, be sure to give a small gift to those who have invited you. Do not praise household items. The householder can think that you want to get a particular thing from his room.
23.Entering a house, it is customary to remove shoes.
24.You can not touch the locals by the head, especially children.
25.Shouting and loudly expressing emotions in public is not accepted – it is considered a sign of aggression.
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