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Tuvalu travel advice
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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
|UK +12 hours
|I plug (230V)
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|Maximum daytime temperature °C
|Days with some rainfall
|Sea temperature °C
The Tuvalu weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Funafuti.
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.
- UK traveller advice for Tuvalu - UK FCDO
- Irish traveller advice for Tuvalu - Department of Foreign Affairs, Ireland
- Canadian travel advice for Tuvalu - Government of Canada
- US travel advisories for Tuvalu - US Department of State
- Safe travel advisories for Tuvalu - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, New Zealand
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
FCDO travel advice
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.
- Vaccines & medicines for Tuvalu - CDC
- Health & vaccinations for Tuvalu - TravelHealthPro, NaTHNac
- How to stay safe & healthy in Tuvalu - Fit for Travel, Public Health Scotland
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
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.
- Coronavirus timeline in Tuvalu - Our World in Data
- Latest info on travel to Tuvalu - Tuvalu Departtment of Foreign Affairs
Tuvalu travel features
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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?
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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