Vanuatu : Travel

Traveller information

Immigration and customs: 

Passports must be valid for at least six months from the date of departure. Visas are required by most Commonwealth nationals. Prohibited imports include most fresh food; plants and animals, and plant and animal products; and soil and agricultural products. There are restrictions on the import of dry and processed foods.

Travel within the country: 

Traffic drives on the right. Visitors can drive with a foreign driving licence.

Inter-island travel is normally by air, and services fly daily to the principal islands; inter-island ferries do not run very frequently. Air charter is also available. Taxis operate in urban areas and are metered.

Travel health: 

Prevalent diseases where appropriate precautionary measures are recommended include dengue fever, diphtheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria and typhoid.

There were 110,000 tourist arrivals in 2013.