Solomon Islands travel advice

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

Solomon Islands travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to the Solomon 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.

Solomon Islands - quick facts
Time difference UK +11 hours
Language(s) Solomons Pijin, English
Currency Solomon Islands Dollar
Electricity G + I plug (230V)
Driving side Left
Visa Yes

Why visit the Solomon Islands?

Considering a holiday to the the Solomon Islands? Here are some of the very good reasons it makes such a wonderful holiday destination be it for beaches or culture to ensure you get the most out of your 2024/2025 escape.

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  • Nature lovers - nature & wildlife

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Solomon Islands weather

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The Solomon Islands weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Honiara.

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Solomon Islands travel advice

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

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

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Solomon Islands travel health

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

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Solomon Islands covid live updates

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

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Solomon Islands FAQs

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

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

Solomon Islands 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, Solomon Islands for more information.

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

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

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

The time difference between the Solomon Islands and the UK is UK time+11 hours.

What is the main language spoken in the Solomon Islands?

The main languages spoken in the Solomon Islands are Solomons Pijin and English.

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What is the currency in the Solomon Islands?

The currency in the Solomon Islands is the Solomon Islands Dollar (SBD).

Which plugs are used in the Solomon Islands?

Solomon Islands uses electrical plug type G + I (230 Volts).

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

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

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Do you need a visa for the Solomon Islands?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter the Solomon Islands.

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