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Solomon Islands international travel guide in 2024

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Solomon Islands ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ง

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Solomon Islands is part of Oceania with main city at Honiara. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ 26.05 ยฐC in Solomon Islands with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 328.23 mm. Internet speed in Solomon Islands is on average 0.7 Mbps. Its Least Developed country with a population of 642K people. The main currency is Solomon Islands Dollar. The languages spoken are English. Automatic teller machines are rare in Solomon Islands. Current travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
๐Ÿ‘ Least Developed ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~26.05 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~328.23 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 642K people

Solomon Islands Travel Advice

๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety

Exercise normal safety precautions
We've reviewed our advice for the Solomon Islands. We haven't changed the level of our advice, exercise normal safety precautions overall. We continue to advise exercise a high degree of caution in Honiara. Political unrest can happen in Honiara during sittings of Parliament, elections and times of political uncertainty. Demonstrations can turn violent quickly. Avoid protests and political gatherings. Mobile and internet services can be limited in some areas. Damage to the undersea ICT cable has impacted communication services outside Honiara. Have a backup communications plan. The hyperbaric chamber in Honiara is currently out of operation. If you experience decompression sickness (DCS) as a result of scuba diving, specialised transport will be required to transfer you to another country for treatment. We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in the Solomon Islands overall. Higher levels apply in some areas.
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Solomon Islands Weather

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Solomon Islands Essential travel details

๐Ÿ”Œ Plugs

Solomon Islands uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type G and Type I.

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English

Money in Solomon Islands

๐Ÿ’ฑ Currencies Used

Solomon Islands uses the Solomon Islands dollar (symbol: $), code SBD.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 dollars and 50, 20 and 10 cents.

๐Ÿง ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Solomon Islands. 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 โ€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

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๐Ÿ“ก Internet

Internet speed in Solomon Islands is on average 0.7 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Solomon Islands is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

๐Ÿ“ฑ Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 731.17 SBD, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 1 telecoms: Our Telekom. Solomon Islands uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Solomon Islands 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.

๐Ÿ“ž Calling

To call Solomon Islands, dial +, then 677 (the country code for Solomon Islands), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Solomon Islands, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 40 .

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Solomon Islands travel details

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