Palau travel advice

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

Palau travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Palau 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.

Palau - quick facts
Time difference UK +9 hours
Language(s) Palauan, English
Currency United States Dollar
Electricity A + B plug (120V)
Driving side Right

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Palau weather

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Palau travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Palau 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 Palau.

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

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Palau travel health

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

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Palau covid live updates

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

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Palau FAQs

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

Are there entry restrictions to Palau due to Covid-19?

Palau is open to fully vaccinated travellers only from the UK.

Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK.

Check out Ministry of Health, Palau for more information.

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

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

What is the time difference between Palau and the UK?

The time difference between Palau and the UK is UK time+9 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Palau?

The main languages spoken in Palau are Palauan and English.

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What is the currency in Palau?

The currency in Palau is the United States Dollar (USD).

Which plugs are used in Palau?

Palau uses electrical plug type A + B (120 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Palau?

They drive on the right side of the road in Palau.

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