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General Information

The official languages of Palau are English, Palauan, Japanese, Sonsorolese, Tobian.

The national currency of Palau is United States dollar (USD).

1 USD equals  .
equals  USD.

Location

Palau

The distance from to Palau is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Palau. Exercise normal precautions in Palau. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Dial 911 to call the police in Palau.

LGBT

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events in Palau. Palau's constitution defines marriage as between a man and a woman.

Travel Vaccinations

Your country is on the list of confirmed local Zika virus transmissions. Zika is transmitted by mosquito bites. No vaccine is yet available for the prevention or treatment of Zika virus infections.

All travelers to Palau should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Palau:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Palau to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Palau differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Palau, the standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type A
  • Type B
Weather

The temperature difference between Palau and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Palau. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Light rain today through Wednesday.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Sat November 09 82–86°F  /  28–30°C 82% 90%
Sun November 10 81–87°F  /  27–30°C 82% 79%
Mon November 11 82–86°F  /  28–30°C 84% 72%
Tue November 12 82–86°F  /  28–30°C 85% 93%
Wed November 13 82–86°F  /  28–30°C 84% 76%
Thu November 14 82–86°F  /  28–30°C 81% 16%
Fri November 15 83–86°F  /  28–30°C 79% 8%
Sat November 16 82–86°F  /  28–30°C 81% 28%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 05:56 am and sets at 05:48 pm. This equates to 11.9 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Palau, it is in . When the sun sets in Palau, it is in .

Taxi

Sorry, we do not have any information on taxi prices in Palau.

Car Rental

International driving permits are not recognized in Palau.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The legal drinking age in Palau is 21. This is also the minimum age to purchase alcohol.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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