Climate: Temperature varies between 25c and 33c. The wet season is December to May. A gentle sea breeze is predominant from the eastern quarter.
Accommodation: Ranges from comfortable hotels, motels, private island getaways and village guesthouses.
Airlines: International Airlines include Air Pacific to Tarawa from Nadi and a charter service provided by Maritime Air Charter from Honolulu to Kiritimati Island Domestic: Air Kiribati and Coral Sun Airways offer domestic services to the Gilbert Islands.
Entry requirements: Valid passport and onward ticket. Visas not required for most countries.
Health: Main hospitals are located in both Tarawa and Kiritimati Islands.
Currency: Australian Dollar (AU$)
Transport: Overseas driving licences and international. Visitors are required to obtain a Kiribati drivers licence for stays of more than two weeks.
Language: Main language is I-Kiribati. English is understood on the Capital and Kiritimati Island, but less so on the outer islands.
For more information contact:
Ministry of Communication, Transport and Tourism Development
Address: PO Box 487, Betio, Tarawa, Kiribati
Tel: (686) 25573
Fax: (686) 26193
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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