Capital Port Vila

Population 277,500

Area 12,189 km2

Key facts

Vanuatu is a country located in Melanesia. The country has no land neighbors. As for languages, the country’s residents speak Bislama, English and French.

The national currency in Vanuatu is Vanuatu vatu (VUV). The vatu (VT) is subdivided into .





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, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.

Ookla® Speedtest No data available.

ATM Density When compared to the world average, Vanuatu has more ATMs.56.56 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.

SIM Registration No data available.

Socket types

There are 3 socket types used in Vanuatu. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries. Type G is not very common around the world, so it might be a good idea to check if your electronics need an adapter.

Type C 220 V, 50 Hz  Type G 220 V, 50 Hz  Type I 220 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).


What hotel chains are present in Vanuatu?

There are no Mariott hotels in Vanuatu.

There are no Hilton hotels in Vanuatu.

The IHG hotel chain operates in Vanuatu.

There are no Best Western hotels in Vanuatu.

There are no Radisson hotels in Vanuatu.

There are no Accor hotels in Vanuatu.

What fast food chains are present in Vanuatu?

The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Vanuatu.

The KFC chain does not operate in Vanuatu.

The Burger King chain does not operate in Vanuatu.

The Subway chain does not operate in Vanuatu.

The Domino’s Pizza chain does not operate in Vanuatu.

The Starbucks chain does not operate in Vanuatu.


What is the weather like in Port Vila?

Today the sun in Port Vila, rises at 6:15 AM and sets at 5:18 PM. The climate of Port Vila may be categorized as a equatorial rainforest (Af), according to Koppen’s classification system.

TodayJun 18Rain showersLow: 23.5°C (74.3°F)High: 27.3°C (81.14°F)
WednesdayJun 19OvercastLow: 23.9°C (75.02°F)High: 27.2°C (80.96°F)
ThursdayJun 20OvercastLow: 24.5°C (76.1°F)High: 26.7°C (80.06°F)
FridayJun 21OvercastLow: 24°C (75.2°F)High: 25.8°C (78.44°F)
SaturdayJun 22OvercastLow: 23.5°C (74.3°F)High: 26.6°C (79.88°F)
SundayJun 23OvercastLow: 24.1°C (75.38°F)High: 27.9°C (82.22°F)

Weather data for Port Vila (capital city) by


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 Vanuatu.

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

Road Connectivity Index (2016)  No data available.

Driving Side In Vanuatu traffic is right-handed.


Theft Occurrence Rate  No data available.

Road Traffic Casualties 14.90 deaths per 100,000 people in 2019.The global average is 16.74.

Travel Advisory Level (U.S. DoS)  Level 1: Exercise normal precautions. 

Emergency phones in Vanuatu

112 Police
112 Ambulance
112 Fire police


Smoking & Alcohol

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

Cananbis legality Recreational usage is prohibited, but medical use is legal.

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