Passports must be valid for at least six months from the date of departure. Visas are required by most Commonwealth nationals. Prohibited imports include animals, plants and seeds, except where licences have been obtained from the authorities in advance.
Traffic drives on the left. Visitors wishing to drive will need to obtain a driving permit.
Small planes can be chartered for travel between islands. Bus and minibus services operate between towns. Taxis are widely available and charge government-fixed rates.
Prevalent diseases where appropriate precautionary measures are recommended include dengue fever and hepatitis B.
There were 72,000 tourist arrivals in 2013.