St Helena & Ascension travel advice

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

St Helena & Islands travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to St Helena & 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.

St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha - quick facts
Time difference UK +0 hours
Language(s) English
Currency Saint Helena Pound
Electricity G plug (230V)
Driving side Left

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St Helena & Islands weather

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St Helena & Islands travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting St Helena & 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 St Helena & Islands.

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

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St Helena & Islands travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to St Helena & 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 St Helena & Islands, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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St Helena & Islands covid live updates

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

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St Helena & Islands travel features

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St Helena & Islands FAQs

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

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from St Helena & Islands?

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

What is the time difference between St Helena & Islands and the UK?

The time difference between St Helena & Islands and the UK is UK time+0 hours.

What is the main language spoken in St Helena & Islands?

The main language spoken in St Helena & Islands is English.

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What is the currency in St Helena & Islands?

The currency in St Helena & Islands is the Saint Helena Pound (SHP).

Which plugs are used in St Helena & Islands?

St Helena & Islands uses electrical plug type G (230 Volts) - the same as the UK.

Which side of the road do they drive on in St Helena & Islands?

They drive on the left side of the road in St Helena & Islands.

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