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Borders remain closed to foreign nationals, and international flights are suspended until further notice.
Returning nationals are permitted to enter Fiji, and must undergo 14 days of mandatory quarantine.
Social distancing measures remain in place, as well as a national curfew from 11pm to 4am until further notice.
Inter-island travel resumed on 26 April, and gatherings of up to 100 people are now allowed.
The Fijian Government are working on a safe travel framework for the resumption of international tourism.
No official date has been announced yet, however Fiji's immigration department has outlined a proposed set of guidelines for what travel might look like for Australians and New Zealanders visiting Fiji in future.
Movement of travelers will be governed by safe tourism protocols, including "VIP lanes". These VIP lanes will keep visitors separate to society via designated transport and geographically-isolated resorts fit for the “Bula Bubble”.
There are also plans to establish “Pacific Pathways” to allow travel from Tuvalu, Kiribati and Tonga. As risk assessments evolve, pathways may be expanded to include Samoa, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
Stay up to date as the situation changes. We are updating travel alerts frequently. However, if you see a new announcement not mentioned here, tell us in the comments below!
Category 2 Tropical Cyclone Mona is currently tracking towards the Fiji Islands from the north, bringing strong winds and heavy rain. There is a high risk of flash flooding and landslides.
The Fiji Meterological Service reports the slow moving system is due to pass over Fiji some time between this weekend (5th-6th) and Monday 7th before it heads towards Tonga and Niue.
There is a cyclone alert for Vanua Levu, Viti Levu, Tavanui and other neighboring small islands. The Yasawa Islands and Mamanuca Group are on a gale watch.
Fiji Airways has canceled several domestic flights between the islands, if you are traveling inter-island it's best to give them a call. If you are flying to/from Fiji, contact your airline for more information in case your flight is impacted by the cyclone.
If you are in Fiji, please check with authorities for safety information, follow any official warnings and listen to local news reports to monitor the situation. Failure to comply with directives from government authorities means you won't be covered by travel insurance.
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