Travel in Solomon Islands

Time:Local time is GMT +11.
Electricity:Electrical current is 230/240 volts AC, 50Hz.
Language:English is the official language.
Health:The recommended immunisations are hepatitis A, malaria, polio, tetanus, typhoid. A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required if arriving within 6 days from or via infected areas.
Tipping:Tipping is not encouraged.
Business:Business hours are 8am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday and 7am to 12 pm on Saturdays.
Communications:The international access code for Solomon Islands is +677. There are no area codes. Mobile phones can be hired. Public e-mail facilities are available in Gizo and Honiara.
Duty Free:The following items may be imported without incurring customs duty for persons aged 18 years and above: 200 cigarettes or 250 grams cigars or 250 grams of tobacco, dutiable goods up to a total value of SI$400 and 2 litres of spirits or equivalent. Unlicensed firearms or other weapons (without Police Permit) and offensive literature or pictures are prohibited.