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Travel information about Samoa
Samoa is located in the South Pacific Ocean and consisted of two large islands Upolu and Savai’i. The total area is 2,842 km and the population is more or less 192,342. Although Samoa is isolated, it has a natural beauty of paradise. There are also active volcanoes so Samoa is produced by volcanism.
Capital city of Samoa: Apia
Best times to visit Samoa: Best time of the year is during the dry season from May to October to avoid rainy days. You can do snorkeling, diving, and swimming.
How to get to Samoa: No direct flights from the US, you’ll have to take connecting flights to Pago-Pago and then to Honolulu
Visa requirements for Samoa: American citizens can enter, work, and live at Samoa indefinitely visa-free. Passport is needed.
Currency of Samoa: The currency is Samoan T?l?.
Official Language of Samoa: Official languages are English and Samoan.
UNESCO World Heritage sites in Samoa
There is no UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Samoa and 2 on their tentative list
- Fagaloa Bay – Uafato Tiavea Conservation Zone
- Manono, Apolima and Nuulopa Cultural Landscape
Scuba diving safety tips
Keep these rules of thumb in mind whenever you are on or by the water:
- Think safety at all times. Planning reduces risk and gives you more worry-free fun.
- Bring the necessary equipment. It should be in good condition and easily accessible.
- Respect the sea and the weather. Only go out with your boat when it is safe.
- Follow the rules of the sea, and make sure you know what they are.
- Wear life jackets or other flotation devices.
- Make sure you are rested and sober. Do not drive a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
- Be considerate, and remember that safety, the environment, and the well-being of everybody is a common responsibility.