American Samoa travel advice

Explore our complete guide to American Samoa with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for American Samoa.

American Samoa travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to American Samoa with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

American Samoa - quick facts
Time difference UK -11 hours
Language(s) English
Currency US Dollar
Electricity A + B + F + I plug (120V)
Driving side Right

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American Samoa weather

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American Samoa travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting American Samoa from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around American Samoa.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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American Samoa travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to American Samoa with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in American Samoa, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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American Samoa covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in American Samoa with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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American Samoa FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to American Samoa including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to American Samoa due to Covid-19?

American Samoa is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for American Samoa.

Check out Centers for Disease Control for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from American Samoa?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from American Samoa. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the time difference between American Samoa and the UK?

The time difference between American Samoa and the UK is UK time-11 hours.

What is the main language spoken in American Samoa?

The main language spoken in American Samoa is English.

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What is the currency in American Samoa?

The currency in American Samoa is the US Dollar (USD).

Which plugs are used in American Samoa?

American Samoa uses electrical plug type A + B + F + I (120 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in American Samoa?

They drive on the right side of the road in American Samoa.

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