Falkland Islands travel advice

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

Falkland Islands travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to the Falkland Islands 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.

Falkland Islands - quick facts
Time difference UK -3 hours
Language(s) English
Currency Falkland Islands Pound
Electricity G plug (240V)
Driving side Left

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Falkland Islands weather

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The Falkland Islands weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Stanley.

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Falkland Islands travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting the Falkland Islands 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 the Falkland Islands.

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

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Falkland Islands travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to the Falkland Islands 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 the Falkland Islands, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Falkland Islands covid live updates

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

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Falkland Islands FAQs

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

Are there entry restrictions to the Falkland Islands due to Covid-19?

Falkland Islands is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for the Falkland Islands.

Check out Department of Health, Falkland Islands for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from the Falkland Islands?

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

What is the time difference between the Falkland Islands and the UK?

The time difference between the Falkland Islands and the UK is UK time-3 hours.

What is the main language spoken in the Falkland Islands?

The main language spoken in the Falkland Islands is English.

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What is the currency in the Falkland Islands?

The currency in the Falkland Islands is the Falkland Islands Pound (FKP).

Which plugs are used in the Falkland Islands?

Falkland Islands uses electrical plug type G (240 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in the Falkland Islands?

They drive on the left side of the road in the Falkland Islands.

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