UK health authorities have classified Fiji as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

Around 20,000 British nationals visit Fiji every year. Most visits to Fiji are trouble-free.

Cyclone season is normally between November and April but cyclones can occur throughout the year. Severe weather may result in flooding, landslides, and disruption to essential services and infrastructure. Monitor approaching storms and follow the advice of local authorities. See Natural disasters

The current forecast from Fiji’s Meteorological Service has Tropical Cyclone Gita passing to the south of Fiji’s main islands on 13 February. However, a tropical cyclone alert is in force for the Lao Group, Kadavu and nearby smaller islands. Strong winds and heavy rain are expected. Monitor local media, including local radio broadcasts, for updates and follow the instructions of local authorities. For consular assistance, please contact the British High Commission in Suva on +679 322 9100.

Take care when visiting isolated locations, especially if you are on your own. There have been serious cases of sexual assaults against foreign women in Fiji. See Crime

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Fiji, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism.

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.

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