Safety : passable
The country knows an average crime, it is necessary to remain cautious and to avoid showing signs of wealth or to walk in precarious districts. The police can be corrupt.
Hygiene : passable
The healthcare is sufficient, but it is not always adequately equipped to provide extensive care.
Dengue is a viral infection transmitted by mosquitoes, mostly during the rainy season. Symptoms are high fever, muscle and joint pain, and rash. No vaccine exists. This disease is dangerous and sometimes fatal, it is important to seek immediate medical attention as soon as you notice the first symptoms. It is also advisable to protect yourself against mosquitoes, by using mosquito repellent, sleeping under a mosquito net and wearing long clothes. Dengue fever occurs in cities as well as in the countryside.
Passengers traveling to Fiji from an area infected with yellow fever must present an international certificate of vaccination.
You should avoid swimming on isolated beaches where the currents created by the reefs are sometimes very strong. Divers should be aware that there are sharks.
Fijians have preserved their traditional way of life outside the big cities. They expect travelers to respect their habits and customs and conform to local mores.
Recreational drugs possession is severely punished by the law.
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