Government AffairsAfter nearly two years, the country is geared up for a safe reopening, backed by a Care Fiji Commitment programme.

Fiji welcomes vacation seekers, starting 1 December

Fiji reopens with tourism businesses backed by 100% vaccinated staff.
Fiji reopens with tourism businesses backed by 100% vaccinated staff. Photo Credit: gettyimages/Konstanttin

Fiji is on track to reopen to international travellers starting 1 December. After nearly two years, the country is in a state of readiness, with its national airline, hotels and tour operators ready to resume business, said Minister for Tourism Hon. Faiyaz Koya.

Fully vaccinated travellers from a Travel Partner country will be allowed entry, as long as they have a negative PCR test that is taken less than 72 hours prior to departure. A Travel Partner country is defined as one with high vaccination rates and low-test positivity rates, including Singapore. Unvaccinated children under the age of 18 will be able to travel to Fiji, accompanied by a vaccinated adult. Before leaving Fiji, travellers will have to take an additional PCR test if required by their respective home countries.

Fiji’s health and safety record has been exemplary, and the country is able to open up thanks to a successful vaccination programme, with 80% of its eligible population now fully vaccinated with both doses.

Travellers will enjoy peace of mind with the country’s Care Fiji Commitment programme, where certified resorts, modes of transportation and experiences, as well as other tourism businesses, have 100% vaccinated staff to attend to visitors. Travellers can fly direct from Singapore to Fiji safely with Fiji Airways, which has been awarded the Apex Diamond certification for safety and the Skytrax 5-star Covid-19 Airline safety rating.

Fiji’s brand of island happiness is a draw with travellers, who have a choice of 333 islands to stay in, with boutique resorts offering private beaches for enjoyment away from the crowds. Land and air travel packages will soon be available for bookings, but reservations may be made now.

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