Passports must be valid for at least six months from the date of departure. Visas are required by most Commonwealth nationals. Prohibited imports include some fresh food.
Driving is on the left. The minimum age for car hire is 21 and seatbelts in the front seats are compulsory. A national or international driving permit and third- party insurance are required.
There are regular bus services around the islands. Taxis and minibuses bearing yellow registration plates are authorised by the Land Transport Authority.
Air shuttle services operate around the islands. Ferries serve the larger islands.
Prevalent diseases where appropriate precautionary measures are recommended include dengue fever, diphtheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B and typhoid.
There were 658,000 tourist arrivals in 2013.