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Solomon Islands international travel guide in 2023

Landscape view of Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands 🇸🇧

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Solomon Islands is part of Oceania with main city at Honiara. It's usually 🌤️ 25.92 °C in Solomon Islands with a rainfall of 🌧 349.16 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 a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed   🌤️ ~25.92 °C   🌧 ~349.16 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 642K people

🛡️ Travel safety

Exercise a high degree of caution
We’ve reviewed our advice for Solomon Islands. We’ve lowered the travel advice level. We now advise you exercise a high degree of caution due to the possibility of further civil unrest and ongoing local restrictions. International and domestic passenger flights have resumed. You still need to follow COVID-19 measures (see 'Travel'). Due to community transmission of COVID-19, further curfews or lockdowns for Honiara and other places are possible. Closely monitor and follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise: Exercise a high degree of caution to Solomon Islands due to the possibility of further civil unrest and ongoing local restrictions.
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🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall


🔌 Sockets

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

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English

💱 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.

🏧 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 — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

📡 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.

📱 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.

📞 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 .

🆘 Emergency

Fire department

Solomon Islands travel details

It's important to consider getting travel medical insurance to ensure you're covered in case of unexpected medical emergencies. For just $42, you can get coverage for 4 weeks, providing peace of mind and financial protection while you're away from home.
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