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General Information

The official languages of Tonga are English, Tongan.

The national currency of Tonga is Paʻanga (TOP).

1 TOP equals  .
equals  TOP.

Location

Tonga

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

Dial 911 to call the police in Tonga.

LGBT

Tonga has a score of -7 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Tonga ranks #146 worldwide.

Under Tonga law, "sodomy with another person" is a crime, with a maximum penalty of ten years' imprisonment. We are not aware of reports of prosecutions under this provision for consensual sexual conduct between adults, regardless of the gender of the parties. We are also not aware of any reports of violence against persons based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

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 Tonga 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 Tonga:

  • 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 Tonga to use your electronic devices from .

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

In Tonga, the standard voltage is 240 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type I
Weather

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

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

Drizzle on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Sat November 09 75–80°F  /  24–26°C 84% 22%
Sun November 10 75–80°F  /  24–27°C 84% 15%
Mon November 11 75–81°F  /  24–27°C 83% 24%
Tue November 12 73–80°F  /  23–27°C 86% 78%
Wed November 13 73–78°F  /  23–26°C 82% 44%
Thu November 14 75–80°F  /  24–26°C 85% 16%
Fri November 15 75–80°F  /  24–27°C 85% 32%
Sat November 16 76–81°F  /  24–27°C 83% 22%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 05:57 am and sets at 06:55 pm. This equates to 13.0 hours of daylight.

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

Taxi

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

Car Rental

International driving permits are not recognized in Tonga.

The minimum driving age is 18.

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 2.00 TOP in Tonga.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 17.19 TOP.

The legal drinking age in Tonga is 18. 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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