Travel Information

Dominica citizens travelling to Cook Islands

Citizens of Dominica that are travelling to Cook Islands can travel without a visa.

What to expect in Cook Islands

🤝 friendly locals
💰 expensive cost of living
🐌 Below average wifi
⛅ warm weather

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are



💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

We currently don't have information on ride-sharing services. Local taxis may be the best option. Check with local authorities upon landing.

Exchange Rates

The primary currency is NZD.

1 XOF = 0.002666 NZD

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $6.53 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa is not required for citizens of Cook Islands. Tourists are able to visit without a visa for a certain amount of time.

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

31 days

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. This includes to Cook Islands. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. The Cook Islands has implemented new entry measures in response to COVID-19. If you travelled from or transited through China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam within the 14 days of travel to the Cook Islands you will be denied entry. For updates go to the Cook Islands Ministry of Health website. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Cook Islands.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Cook Islands. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (1.03 / 5)
Safety (3.50 / 5)
Cost of Living (1.00 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$154.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$6.53 USD

Stay updated about Cook Islands

Get visa updates and travel trends in your inbox once a month.

Popular Cities in Cook Islands