Travel Information

El Salvador citizens travelling to New Caledonia

Citizens of El Salvador that are travelling to New Caledonia can travel without a visa.

What to expect in New Caledonia

💰 expensive cost of living
🐌 Below average wifi
⛅ warm weather
🏖️ beaches

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 XPF.

1 SVC = 12.470386 XPF

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $28.00 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa is not required for citizens of New Caledonia. 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.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

New Caledonia will cease all commercial flights (with the exception of those directly linking it to metropolitan France) on 24 March. Authorities have requested that all non-residents leave the territory as soon as possible. If leaving, depart before commercial flights cease. If you arrive in New Caledonia after 24 March and you are not a resident, you will be held in quarantine until you are returned to your country of origin. Cruise ships are banned from arriving in New Caledonia until further notice. If you had plans to travel to New Caledonia in the coming weeks, you should make contact with your airline, cruise line or tour operator in the first instance. We now advise you to: Do not travel to New Caledonia.


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

Internet Speed (1.42 / 5)
Safety (3.50 / 5)
Cost of Living (1.00 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$116.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$28.00 USD

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