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General Information

The official language of Solomon Islands is English.

The national currency of Solomon Islands is Solomon Islands dollar (SBD).

1 SBD equals  .
equals  SBD.

Location

Solomon Islands

The distance from to Solomon Islands 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 Solomon Islands. Exercise normal precautions in the Solomon Islands. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Dial 911 or 999 to call the police in Solomon Islands.

LGBT

Solomon Islands has a score of -8 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Solomon Islands ranks #159 worldwide.

While same-sex sexual relations are criminalized in Solomon Islands, there are no known incidents of the prosecution, targeting, or harassment of consenting same-sex adults. We recommend that you avoid public displays of affection, which could be categorized by the Solomon Islands penal code as an act of gross indecency, a felony liable to imprisonment for five years. For more detailed information about LGBT rights in Solomon Islands, you may review the State Department's annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.

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 Solomon Islands 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 Solomon Islands:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Malaria
  • Typhoid

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

  • Hepatitis B
  • Yellow Fever
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 Solomon Islands to use your electronic devices from .

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

In Solomon Islands, the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type I
  • Type G
Weather

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

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

Rain throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Sat November 09 78–85°F  /  25–29°C 81% 90%
Sun November 10 80–84°F  /  27–29°C 78% 45%
Mon November 11 80–84°F  /  27–29°C 73% 11%
Tue November 12 80–85°F  /  27–29°C 76% 40%
Wed November 13 78–85°F  /  26–29°C 84% 62%
Thu November 14 82–86°F  /  28–30°C 82% 87%
Fri November 15 82–85°F  /  28–30°C 82% 64%
Sat November 16 82–86°F  /  28–30°C 84% 49%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 05:38 am and sets at 06:09 pm. This equates to 12.5 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Solomon Islands, it is in . When the sun sets in Solomon Islands, it is in .

Taxi

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

Car Rental

International driving permits are not recognized in Solomon Islands.

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

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 10.00 SBD in Solomon Islands.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Solomon Islands is 21.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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