Tuvalu travel advice

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

Tuvalu travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Tuvalu 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.

Tuvalu - quick facts
Time difference UK +12 hours
Language(s) Tuvaluan, English
Currency Tuvaluan Dollar
Electricity I plug (230V)
Driving side Left

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Tuvalu weather

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The Tuvalu weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Funafuti.

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Tuvalu travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Tuvalu 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 Tuvalu.

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

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Tuvalu travel health

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

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Tuvalu covid live updates

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

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Tuvalu travel features

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Tuvalu FAQs

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

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

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

Negative PCR test results and proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK. All arrivals face a period of quarantine on entering Tuvalu. 3 days quarantine on arrival.

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

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

What is the time difference between Tuvalu and the UK?

The time difference between Tuvalu and the UK is UK time+12 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Tuvalu?

The main languages spoken in Tuvalu are Tuvaluan and English.

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What is the currency in Tuvalu?

The currency in Tuvalu is the Tuvaluan Dollar (TVD).

Which plugs are used in Tuvalu?

Tuvalu uses electrical plug type I (230 Volts).

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

They drive on the left side of the road in Tuvalu.

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