Tonga

Capital Nuku'alofa

Population 103,252

Area 747 km2

Key facts

Tonga is a country located in Polynesia. The country has no land neighbors. As for languages, the country's residents speak English and Tonga.

The national currency in Tonga is Tongan paʻanga (TOP). The hau (T$) is subdivided into 100 seniti (¢).

With today's currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 2.4 TOP and 1 USD is worth 2.44 TOP.

Tongan
Banknotes

T$1T$2T$5T$10T$20T$50T$100

Tongan
Coins

10¢20¢50¢

Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.

Ookla® Speedtest No data available.

ATM Density The number of ATMs per person in Tonga is close to the world average.40.51 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 41.24.

SIM Registration You can buy a SIM card in Tonga without having to register it with your ID or passport.

Socket types

There is one common socket type used in Tonga. Type I is not very common around the world, so it might be a good idea to check if your electronics need an adapter.

Type I 240 V, 50 Hz  

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

Food & Hotels

What hotel chains are present in Tonga?

There are no Mariott hotels in Tonga.

There are no Hilton hotels in Tonga.

There are no IHG hotels in Tonga.

There are no Best Western hotels in Tonga.

There are no Radisson hotels in Tonga.

There are no Accor hotels in Tonga.

What fast food chains are present in Tonga?

If you are not a fan of trying new dishes, have a look at the following list of fast-food chains in Tonga.

The McDonald's chain does not operate in Tonga.

The KFC chain does not operate in Tonga.

The Burger King chain does not operate in Tonga.

The Subway chain does not operate in Tonga.

The Domino's Pizza chain does not operate in Tonga.

The Starbucks chain does not operate in Tonga.

Weather

Today the sun in Nuku'alofa, rises at 6:17 AM and sets at 6:41 PM. The climate of Nuku'alofa may be categorized as a equatorial rainforest (Af), according to Koppen's classification system.
TodayOct 5ThunderstormLow: 24°C (75.2°F)High: 27.2°C (80.96°F)
ThursdayOct 6ThunderstormLow: 24.2°C (75.56°F)High: 26.2°C (79.16°F)
FridayOct 7ThunderstormLow: 23.5°C (74.3°F)High: 26.1°C (78.98°F)
SaturdayOct 8Rain showersLow: 21.9°C (71.42°F)High: 23.7°C (74.66°F)
SundayOct 9Rain showersLow: 21.4°C (70.52°F)High: 21.9°C (71.42°F)
MondayOct 10ThunderstormLow: 21.1°C (69.98°F)High: 24.2°C (75.56°F)

Weather data for Nuku'alofa (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com

Transport

Railways There are no passenger trains available.

Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.

Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Tonga.

Car Rental Avis is available, but Sixt , Hertz are not present in Tonga.

Road Connectivity Index (2016)  No data available.

Driving Side In Tonga traffic is left-handed.

Safety

Theft Occurrence Rate  No data available.

Road Traffic Casualties 33.00 deaths per 100,000 people in 2019.The global average is 16.71.

Travel Advisory Level (U.S. DoS)  Level 4: Do not travel. 

Emergency phones in Tonga

911 Police
911 Ambulance
911 Fire police

Sources

Smoking & Alcohol

Smoking ban No known rules against smoking, or no information is available.

Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.

Visa

What are visa requirements to enter Tonga?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Tonga.

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