Solomon Islands Travel Alerts and Warnings

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A small village on grassy hills in Guadalcanal's mainland of Solomon Islands Photo © Getty Images/maciej_wyzgol

Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel restrictions for the Solomon Islands – updated 27 October 2020

Foreign nationals are banned from entering the Solomon Islands. Honiara International Airport remains closed to scheduled international flights until at least 10 January 2021.

Only Solomon Islands citizens and residents are permitted to enter, or passengers with prior written authorization issued by the Prime Minister.

Eligible travelers must complete a Public Health Declaration, and anyone who has traveled through a country reporting case of COVID-19 will undergo mandatory quarantine for 14 days. Everyone must provide details of their international travel history for the period of 14 days prior to arrival.

Register your details here with Solomon Airlines to be notified of any unscheduled cargo, repatriation or charter flights.

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8.0 magnitude earthquake strikes near the Solomon Islands – 6 February 2013

A magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck at a depth of 3.6mi (5.8km) off the Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean on 6 February 2013.

The earthquake triggered a potentially destructive tsunami, causing a tsunami warning to be issued for the South Pacific islands.

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  • mitchell stuve said

    amelia, thank you so much for posting this info re: solomon. do you have any clue about when this will again be updated? our trip is on the bubble at sept 5 and i expect the flights will again be cancelled. loved your blog link.


    • Amelia Brady said

      Hi Mitchell,

      I have just taken a look at the advice, and it is still the same. Take a look at

      While the current date for flights is 31 August, this could be pushed back further. Stay up to date with the latest information from your government travel advisory, and your airline.

      All the best,
      Amelia, World Nomads


  • Mary Adams said

    Might I be able to come to Solomon Islands October 1 from USA? I have a reservation for 10 days on Bilikiki.


  • J Jones said

    I saw that the travel ban has been pushed back to October 24. With no vaccine I suspect that this date will be further revised. With a ticket from BNE and a trip booked on Bilikiki as well, I'm very interested in how this will play out. In all likelihood it will be difficult/impossible to get from the US to BNE given the lockdown in Oz.


  • Asa said

    I want to know when will the border open to Australia from Solomon island


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