Papua New Guinea international travel guide

Landscape view of Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea is part of Oceania with main city at Port Moresby. It's usually 🌀️ 25.28 °C in Papua New Guinea with a rainfall of 🌧 252.52 mm. Internet speed in Papua New Guinea is on average 3.5 Mbps. In Papua New Guinea you drive on the left side. Its Developing country with a population of 8M people. The main currency is Kina. The languages spoken are English. Automatic teller machines are rare in Papua New Guinea. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
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Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

PNG has declared a State of Emergency until 2 June. Additional restrictions, including lockdowns may be imposed at short notice. Curfews remain in place in Western and East New Britain Provinces. Follow the advice of local authorities. PNG has closed its borders to foreign travellers, stopped public transport and restricted domestic flights. If you’re in PNG and wish to return to Australia, do so as soon as possible as departure options are limited. If you can't or don't want to leave, follow the advice of local authorities, make arrangements for an extended stay and take care to minimise exposure to COVID-19. For a passport or consular appointment - email consular.portmoresby@dfat.gov.au. We now advise you to: Do not travelΒ to Papua New Guinea overall.

issued date: May 7, 2020

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Papua New Guinea uses 240V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type I.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English

Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Papua New Guinea uses the Papua New Guinean kina (symbol: K), code PGK.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 2 kinas. Kina is subdivided into 100 toeas. Coins come in denominations of 1 kina and 50, 20, 10 and 5 toeas.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Papua New Guinea. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Papua New Guinea is on average 3.5 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Papua New Guinea is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 132.48 PGK, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Digicel, Telikom PNG or bmobile-Vodafone. Papua New Guinea uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Papua New Guinea upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Papua New Guinea, dial +, then 675 (the country code for Papua New Guinea), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Papua New Guinea, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 53 .

Driving

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Papua New Guinea you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas and 75 km/h (46 mph) on undivided highways.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Universal

999

Police

999

Ambulance

999

Fire department

999

Useful Information
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Last updated: May 21, 2020