Fiji’s location: Latitude 12° – 21°S Longitude 176°E – 178°W. sSituated in the tropics of the Southern Hemisphere. Fiji and it’s 300 islands have a total land area of 18,272 square kms.
Only about 100 of the islands are inhabited, the rest are nature reserves. The majority of people live on the two main islands of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu.
The Mamanuca’s bask in the sun for most of the year. The temperatures average 32°C in the summer and 27°C in the winter. The 13 islands feel the influence of the Trade Winds which makes for a pleasant all round temperature.
Fiji uses its own dollar and cent monetary system (F$).
At the Airport
Nadi Airport has a 24-hour ANZ bank as well as an ATM machine.
We accept credit cards and Visa. Travellers cheques are also accepted.
English is spoken by most locals however the Fijian language is still used.
Some helpful words to know are:
|Hello||ni sa bula (nee sar bula)or just bula!|
|Goodbye||sa moce (sa more there)or just moce|
|Please||yalo vinaka (yarlo veenarka)|
|Toilet||vale lailai (va le lie lie)|
|Yes||eo (ee or)|
|Thank you/good||vinaka (veenarka)|
|Thank you very much||vinaka vaka levu(veenarka varka levoo|